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Migraines are tough, I have been living with clusters since Junior High, 2006. I dx'd with Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemicrania Continua and Atypica face pain. Some is caused by damage to the back of me head.
My daily pain level is a 5-7 avg. I have yet ton find a neurologist that can bring it down to 3-5. Very manageable for me.
I currently am try to decided between finding a Neuro-Physchologist. or a Pain management
Since I have CPTSD. the first may be optimal.
A lot I control from diet, meditation.
The take 250mg of topomax a day as my base maintance med. the other change all the time.
I did find noticeable relieve 2 years about when I drastically changed my diet.
32oz of water or more a day
Juice with out any additives
NO CAFFIENE - it is only with the occasion magraine that this works
this means NONE, no power drinks, no soda, no chocolate in any form,
Whole Foods [fresh produce] as much as possible]
NO red meat. chicken, fish[ no bottom feeders]
NO ARTIFICAL INGRIDIANTS, NO ARTIFICAL FLAVORS, COLORS, ESP. RED, YELLOW AND BLUE
I hope this helps.
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"...when the gift of sight is cause enough for jubilation."
Billy Collins from the poem. HIGH
DX: reverse Trigeminal Neuralgia;Cluster headaches; Atypical face pain;Hemicrania Continua; raynauds;complex PTSD; recurring MDD,disassociative disorder;