I've been having headaches for years. Nothing helped. Then I had a facial attack last July 2010. I thought I was having a stroke, I did not but after MRI test it showed that I do have trigeminal nerve damage. For the last year every single day my nerves on the right side of my face is sends false signals to my brain so my face/head on both sides gets this stabbing feelilng in my head, ears and eyes. From Dec 2011 to March 2011 was the worst time in my life. My doctor put me on amitriptyline for three months. The daily stabbing pain is gone. Now I just have daily grippiing, which feels like someone is squeezing my brain. On and off everyday my face feels like it is swollen but that's just the false sensations I have. PMS time is the worst. Cold, wind or anything that comes into contact with my face or head will trigger attacks.So you are not alone. Take one day at a time and be STRONG!View Thread
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