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Insomnia and migraines

I can have a migraine that lasts up to seven weeks. The herbal remedies that worked for me in the past are not working on the hormonal migraines.

When I was 32 and my Grandmother told me I was nearing "the change", I thought she was joking. Wrong - my family finishes "the change" between 37 and 43.

My main complaints are insomnia and migraines. I can have a migraine that lasts up to seven weeks. The herbal remedies that worked for me in the past are not working on the hormonal migraines. I'm currently taking 600mg Gabapentin a day to prevent the migraines with a little success - at least they are not as painful as they could be. Just when I get used to the rhythm of the symptoms, they change.

On the bright side, I only have 1 - 5 years more of this and when my friends are going through their own "hell", I'll be able to say "thank god that's over".
I don't have hot flashes, I take short, private vacations in the tropics.

Kelly

 

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Updated  05/15/2010