I am 41, had my only child at 22, and have not had any sort of chemotherapy, hysterectomy, or radiation. For the last six years (since I turned 35) I have had pre-menstrual migraines that last about two days. Up until last summer they were mostly the intense pain in my temples and nausea but then they changed to those symptoms, plus vomiting: 3 or 4x over those two days each month. I vomit even if there is nothing in my stomach! I've tried acupuncture, birth control pills, estrogen patch, NOTHING works! I have Sumatriptan but it doesn't always work and I really hate to take an Rx pill, not to mention it has a weird side effect that makes it feel like my throat is closing up. Does anyone else have this kind of migraine? I am at my wits' end. I hate when my period approaches because I feel like it's a death sentence; i don't know what the solution is and I can't go on like this. It's no way to live. If someone out there has found a way to cope without medicating yourself to the gills, please let me know because I can't take much more. Thanks and God Bless.View Thread
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