I’ve suffered with migraines since I was a teenager. Big bad pain in the arse migraines. I have this kind that the doctor calls hemiplegic migraine. Which means that when one of these little bastards hits I lose the feeling on the right hand side of my body. When I was 18 they clustered and I ended up in hospital and paralysed for a while. It wasn’t a fun experience, let me tell you.
Recently I’ve been getting more and more headaches and a few migraines again. Which sucks because I really thought I’d kicked the worst of them when I went through a major dietary change. I know stress is another factor for me…so maybe that’s the cause lately. Whatever it is, it truly sucks.
I’ve had medication from the doctors to try and prevent the migraines, medication to kill the pain when they strike, and medication to help strengthen me afterwards. I rattled like I was a damn pill bottle. Now, I’m looking at alternatives. Osteopathy, massage, essential oils, rubbing pressure points on my tows, herbal teas, and anything else I can find out about.
I’m trying a new blend of essential oils right now, eucalyptus, lavender oil, chamomile, and a few other ingredients…I’ll let you know how it goes.
If anyone has any other idea how to get rid of or prevent the little bastards…please let me know. I’ll try anything once!