I have had an acute migraine for 3 weeks. I've had these migraines my entire adult life. In 2010 I had a migraine every day, I was a mess. I am also a very severe rapid cycling bipolar, I take propanolol because I developed tardive dyskenesia from taking abilify and my hands shake uncontrollably without it. I've also taken topamax, divalproex sodium, nortriptiline. I get the whole horrible experience, nausea, eye pain, need to lie in a dark room.
Last year I arrived at the ER DOA total renal failure, no one has ANY IDEA WHY? I am a absolute compliant patient, you can call my Psychiatrist. Now I take Fioreset, which helps but it's temporary. I've been CAT scanned, MRI at MD Anderson hospital. There is no mass or anything unusual.
The other thing I'm starting to feel is extreme dizziness right before the onset of the migraine. I was shopping yesterday and for no reason, I was so dizzy I barely got to my car. Sure enough, within 10 minutes my head just feels like a Desert Eagle 50 shot me in the head. What do you think ? Dr.Farrell knows me pretty well if you want to check my character.
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