• Migraines

    Hemiplegic Migraines and on my 21st Day

    Today is my 21st day of having a migraine. I’ve had them for days straight, hours at a time, and sometimes I begin to have one, but by a miracle it goes away. Then sometimes I will have a migraine for a few hours, stop, then another will come an hour later. Crazy, huh? I’ve done this for the past few years even months at a time. Last year I went four months without a break in my migraines. The worst part is that I have hemiplegic migraines, cluster headaches, sinus headaches, with daily chronic migraines. I talk about the hemiplegic migraines because they are the most painful and disruptive…

  • Chronic Daily,  Hemiplegic Migraines,  Migraines,  Supplements,  Tension Headaches

    Supplements and Nondrug Treatments for Chronic or Frequent Headaches

    My doctor gave me a short list of what I should be taking since I have Familial Hemiplegic Migraines and I thought I’d share it with you. These are vitimins which are supposed to help withour bodies and hopefully keep those debilitating migraines away.  Magnesium- take 200 to 400 mg dailly.  Riboflavin (B2)- at least 25 mg, but can safely take up to 400 mg daily.  Co-enzyme Q10-300mg daily.  Feverfew- take 100 mg daily.  Migrelief- is a combination OTC supplement consisting of magnesium, riboflavin, and feverfew in one tablet.  Here are a few things you can do to help with your migraines. These are nondrug treatments for chronic or frequent…