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ThomCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-01-07 08:23 AM
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1. I get them frequently
and they are no joke. You are in so much pain you can't think. Your eyes hurt so badly you can't see, and just want to be left alone in the dark. Sounds are painful so you want to be left in silence. You'll do almost anything to just make the pain go away, including paying for medication that costs an outrageous amount ($5 per pill) even with good insurance.
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  -Do you suffer from migraines? johnnie  May-01-07 07:44 AM   #0 
  - I get them frequently  ThomCat   May-01-07 08:23 AM   #1 
  - 5 bucks a pill?  johnnie   May-01-07 11:05 AM   #10 
     - If you don't have any insurance  ThomCat   May-01-07 11:08 AM   #12 
        - Well...  johnnie   May-01-07 11:15 AM   #17 
  - I get maybe one migraine a year  JustABozoOnThisBus   May-01-07 08:42 AM   #2 
  - me  Connonym   May-01-07 09:36 AM   #3 
  - That's what it seems like to me too  johnnie   May-01-07 11:07 AM   #11 
  - Rule of thumb. If pain killers work, it's not a migraine.  ThomCat   May-01-07 11:10 AM   #14 
  - I have regular headaches...and then I have migraines.  MrsGrumpy   May-01-07 10:02 AM   #4 
  - Well, I'm not taking it lightly  johnnie   May-01-07 11:09 AM   #13 
     - Oh dear - When I have a migraine - the TV is the worst thing  KitchenWitch   May-01-07 12:05 PM   #23 
     - I didn't say you were.  MrsGrumpy   May-01-07 01:13 PM   #28 
  - I suffer from migraines  skygazer   May-01-07 10:10 AM   #5 
  - Yeah, I probably never had one  johnnie   May-01-07 11:11 AM   #15 
  - Constantly.  Tyler Durden   May-01-07 10:13 AM   #6 
  - I used to get migraines once or twice a month. Definitely NOT a regular headache.  NewWaveChick1981   May-01-07 10:16 AM   #7 
  - I do seem to hear it more from women  johnnie   May-01-07 11:14 AM   #16 
     - It can be.  SarahBelle   May-01-07 11:52 AM   #19 
  - i get about 2 or 3 a month a yes they are very different from a regular headache  chimpsrsmarter   May-01-07 10:17 AM   #8 
  - I get both. A migraine is a different breed of cat altogether.  Beausoir   May-01-07 10:48 AM   #9 
  - The difference between a migraine and a regular headache.  SarahBelle   May-01-07 11:50 AM   #18 
  - I think I was getting migraines when I was in grad school,  mycritters2   May-01-07 12:02 PM   #20 
  - Diet can have an effect  SarahBelle   May-01-07 12:04 PM   #22 
  - That's funny -- I had my last one in grad school too.  SmokingJacket   May-01-07 12:23 PM   #27 
  - I get both migraines and cluster headaches  KitchenWitch   May-01-07 12:03 PM   #21 
  - Good grief!  Orrex   May-01-07 12:16 PM   #24 
  - That is a good way of describing the hell of the Cluster headache.  KitchenWitch   May-01-07 12:20 PM   #26 
  - I get both of those also  temperancedissent   May-01-07 01:31 PM   #30 
  - Lots of research shows  jeme   May-01-07 12:18 PM   #25 
  - i have only had two in my entire life and they were mothers  wildhorses   May-01-07 01:21 PM   #29 
  - I have migraines.  flamingyouth   May-01-07 01:32 PM   #31 

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