You are not a drug seeker and in no way should be labled as one. I honestly don't understand why doctors refuse to #1) believe their patients pain is real, even if they can't understand it, and #2) they are supposed to have this big degree and know how to help. Was all that money spent on med school a waste? And I swear one of the courses some of them took was sarcasm 101. "Well, you know Michelle, headaches aren't a disability, you just need to try and overcome them." I had one, who I no longer see, tell me that exact thing! OOOHHHH I was livid. My ex-husband would tell me the same thing, I called him Dr. Chris and asked him where he got his medical degree from. "Well Michelle, we can't afford for you to be going to all these doctors when there is nothing wrong. It's all in your hea, mind over matter!" I can't have kids and he once told me to "get over it". I'm so glad I left him. He was a part of my stress. Yucky old bald man. (no offense to those that may be bald, just him)
Sorry I got off the subject there, just a small rant.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference."
DX: ankylosing spondylitis, periferal neuropathy, chronic migraines/headaches, depression/panic attacks, hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, orthostatic hypotension, sleep apnea
RX: synthroid, estradiol, lexapro, xanax, proamatine, inderal la, neurontin, torfanil pm, celebrex, aspirin, relpax, phenergan, esgic plus
Surgeries: hysterectomy 1997, tonsillectomy 2001, deviated septum 2005, cataracts (both eyes) 2006