Hey Mikel, I am so happy to hear how well you are doing! You are truly an inspiration. When I first joined this site I went through and read alot of old posts, yours was one of the stories I follwed and you have come a long way baby! lol You are also one of the most supportive people on here. I think that it is awesome that no matter how bad you feel or how crummy your day might be going you still come here and support us, it means alot! I value your opinion and hope you keep doing what you do. Take care.
Hi damouthy, can you tell me about your daily headaches and what you have found that hepls you. I have constant severe bilateral temporal headache and have not found anything that helps with my pain. It's been ten years. perhaps you could start a new thread or send me a message. Thanks
Chronic, severe and continuous bilateral temporal headaches since April 2000.
Poor prognosis, seen thousands of doctors, been on dozens of meds and tried all forms of treatment with no success.
May 2010 to present taking DM, dextromethorphan, 4x/day, to continue to reset the receptors, weaning off of oxycodone as it did not help with my pain, pain continues to be terrible every minute of every day!
Feb to end of April 2010:3 cycles of IV Ketamine infusion via a PICC line and pump at home, this was to try to break the pain cycle by resetting the receptors
Meds: oxycodone for breakthrough, cymbalta, vitamin D, B12, magnesium, omega 3, melatonin
Profession: Part time registered nurse on Long term disability and applying for permanent disability thru CPP
52 yrs old, female, married, two boys 19 & 21, live in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada