Journal of Migraine Sufferers

Hi everyone, I last posted on 9/25/98. I have pseudotumor Cerebri. I have moved and because I like my Dr. so much I now travel four hours each way to see her every week. I have something that I have found works for me if my stadol doesn't Try Nubain. If the Stadol doesn't the Nubain has. Her is a little story about what happened to me last week. I picked up my Stadol NS refill and we started the long drive home. We stopped on the n. side of Sacramento and let my guide dog go potty. My pharmacy bag fell out and I picked it up and didn'y think about it untill about 45 minutes later when we pulled over to let me take a dose.( it makes me thorw-up so I need to be on the side of the road.I suck on a pice of candy to mask the awfull taste of the medicine) I reached down and found the outer bottle but the little bottle was nowhere to be found. We turned around and headed back to the other side of Sacramento the the pull out where we had stopprd. I looked for 5 minutes and found my Stadol. I was so relieved. My husband was not to happy as we didn't get home till 3:30 am but now we can laugh at it. I hope you get a laugh out of this also Love, Tay
Tay Hodges <>
Columbia, Ca USA - Date: 11/06/98 (Fri) Time: 02:34:33 PM
I too am a sufferer of chronic migraines and have found nothing that provides me with any relief. My doctor is admiting me to the hospital in a week and a half to run tests and try IV pain managment. My migraines have nearly destroyed my life and at this time I would love to chat with those of you who have similar problems. I think that this would really help me. Thank You, Shannan
Shannan <>
Salem , OR USA - Date: 11/06/98 (Fri) Time: 12:18:44 PM
Hi Friends, Its been awhile since my last posting. I hope all is well with everyone. I'm doing ok, I just went back to my doctor because of side effects from the Elavil and now I'm bummed and back to square one. He wants me off the meds due to, the problems of lightheaded, dizziness,fainting and heart palpations. So now I'm just waiting for the beast to show its uguly face again. I must close and get ready for school you all take care and god bless.
Carol <Flames>
OK USA - Date: 11/06/98 (Fri) Time: 07:14:02 AM
I just can't seem to get any help. I have migraines every day. I can't care for my kids or myself now what?
Karen <>
IA USA - Date: 11/06/98 (Fri) Time: 06:30:28 AM
Correction to my last post: The URL I listed where you could get a list of sympathetic doctors in your area was wrong. (Darn! First Mistake I Ever Made.) The correct address is (help[zero]) -- this will lead you to the form that must be filled out for processing. Then they will look for a sympathetic doctor in your area. Their reply to me was in less than 24 hours with several choices. Also if you have found a sympathetic doctor in your area, please let them know. It may help someone else. Shopping for good doctors on your own is expensive, as many of you already know. Sorry for the inconvenience. Good Luck To All! Mike
Mike <cardshrk@BellSouth.Net>
Lafayette, LA USA - Date: 11/06/98 (Fri) Time: 04:22:33 AM
NANCY, your comments on documentation are very good. I did this for one of my doctors and it helped a great deal. I would even compare the difference of one drug to another so he would have some back up as to why he was giving me such a potent narcotic. It really made him feel like I was as interested in him keeping his practice as he was since I was willing to help with the documentation and not leaving it all up to him.
Midland, Tx. USA - Date: 11/06/98 (Fri) Time: 02:25:27 AM
My cure from Migranes came from a person who had cured herself on a Vegitarian Diet. As Long as I stay away from animal products, I do just fine. No Dairy either. Went to a 7th Day Adventist Cooking School, and buy my food at the health food store now. Soy Products, Vegi Burgers etc. All vegtable. The girl who shared this with me has not had a migrane in years, all because she went vegitarian, and no dairy. Get your calcium from Almonds. dick
Dick Lewis <>
Wofford Hts., CA USA - Date: 11/06/98 (Fri) Time: 02:20:28 AM