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Can chronic migraine pain be subsided?

I'm a 17 year old female, slim and use to athletic until this happened. I was diagnosed with chonic migraines, tension migraines, vasovagal syncope and postural hypotension. I have no clue what to do besides try medicines which never work in the end for my migraines. I've tried midrin,imitrex, gabapentin, topomax and cyproheptadine. They wont prescribe lithium or depakote b/c of the side affects so...my doctors have reached an end to the medicines and now Im doing physical therapy , unfortunetly I still get daily migraines. Is there anyway I can help myself??? I've already stopped eating anything chocolate, yeast, soda, and anything unnatural.
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I had mononucleosis when I was 17, and started getting migraines a few years later.
By my early 30's, they were debilitating.

I learned to meditate and bought a program called Centerpointe, which reduced the pain a little.
A beta blocker called Atenolol helped me alot.
I used Imitrex for a while, but had poor results with it.

The August 2004 issue of Discover Magazine had an article about transcranial magnetic stimulation for migraines.
http://discovermagazine.com/2004/aug/biology-of-migraines

The company that is working on a device for this is still doing clinical trials.
(Heh, start saving your money to buy one of these.)
http://www.neuralieve.com/Neuralieve%20Product.htm
http://www.newstarget.com/020160.html

I was diagnosed with migraines and fibromyalgia.
I began to investigate Lyme Disease, and it took me several years to get a doctor to order the Western Blot test from Igenex Lab in California.
After finding out that I had Lyme, I've been reading all I can.

I saw this information about hypercoagulation:
http://www.diagnose-me.com/cond/C546624.html

A prominent Lyme doctor has found that 90% of his patients have hypercoagulation.
http://www.drcharlescrist.com/hypercoagulation.htm

I found information about systemic enzyme therapy, and began treating myself with proteolytic enzymes.
I had dramatic results...within two weeks, I no longer woke up every day with a splitting headache.
I'm still getting headaches, but they are more easily treated.

You can also look up information about butterbur and feverfew.
http://www.iherb.com/ProductsList.aspx?c=1&cid=2465

As a result of my investigations, I'm beginning to think that many people with migraines may have tick borne infection as an underlying cause.

Wishing you the best,
Carol
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