The miracle of neurology and Botox®

The miracle of neurology and Botox®

My neurologist has become one of the most influential people in my life. I have benefited from his intelligence and experience for six years now. His advice helped me cope. I can’t believe now that my former medical group withheld this type of assistance from me. His...

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Migraine after migraine consumed me

Migraine after migraine consumed me

After my hospital discharge, I had to move back in with my parents. I had no choice; I couldn’t care for myself. I was so weak that I could only be on my feet long enough to take a shower or walk to the kitchen and back. I laid in bed most all day. I continued to...

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I was denied a neurologist

I was denied a neurologist

My days in the hospital droned on like clockwork: 5 a.m. wake-up calls for daily blood draw, painkillers administered on a tight schedule, and me unable to manage the pain when the painkillers started to wear off. I was heavily slurring my words and falling soundly...

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I was helpless and critically ill

I was helpless and critically ill

Looking back, I have limited recollection of that second visit to the emergency room. The next day, after spending the night in the hospital, I was told I arrived at the emergency room door crying and bent over “seemingly in distress and experiencing extraordinary...

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Becoming a statistic

Becoming a statistic

Migraine is the third most prevalent illness and the sixth most disabling illness in the world, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. As of this year (2020), there are 37 million of us (men, women, and children) affected in the United States, says the...

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