once or twice a week. I usually wake up with it, occasionally, it appears after a particularly stressful, physically active day. The tylenol with codeine seems to do nothing. I have to take a medicine that works at the neurological level. I use a small dose of amyltriptilene (25 mg.), and lie down with a bed buddy or heating pad or both. Some days all I can do is curl up in the fetal position and stare the pain down. Usually within 24 hours it will pass.
Hypothyroidism, Fibromyalgia, Facet Joint Syndrome, High Blood Pressure, menopause, Migraines, Chest Pain, Anxiety and Depression/BiPolar II
Synthyroid .075mg., estradiol.5 mgs., Amyltriptilene, 100mgs, bedtime, Tylenol 3 PRN (six-eight, daily), Valium 7.5mgs. daily prn. Flexeril, prn (not so helpful), Zoloft,150mgs., Zomig approx. 12 per month, prn., Meds for High Blood Pressure, vary.