NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs for Migraine and Headache

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  • Aimee Migraine and Headache

    • Age 35-54
    • Female
    28
    Mar2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • Migraine pain attack duration Over two weeks
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Often
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • How would you describe your headache pain? Continuous pain with pain attacks
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • How many hours do you sleep per day? 9-10 hours
    • How long after getting in bed do you usually fall asleep? 20-40 minutes
    • How often do you have difficulty falling asleep (1 hour or longer)? Never
    • Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep?Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep? Nightly
    • Does your headache ever wake you from sleep? Sometimes
    • Diagnosis Migraine, Tension type headache, Other headache
    • What aggravates your pain? Physical activity, Stress
    • What do you suffer from during your headache? Dizziness
    • Please check the symptoms that you experienced over the last month. Depression, Nervousness, Back pain

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Stretching, Stress Management, Massage, Acupuncture, Rest, Heat, Meditation, Strengthening Exercises
      Not Improved
      Opioids, Ice
      Worsened
      Physical Activity, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs,

    My daily life is horribly affected and I have become frightened of any physical activity because it always aggravates the headaches. I continue to try one thing and another to help the headaches but there is an overwhelming hopelessness that overlaps everything in my life.


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  • 26
    Oct2019
    • Injury Status In Pain
    • How would you describe your headache pain? Pain attacks from time to time
    • Physical activity per week 0-4 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? Quite a bit
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Rarely
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • Migraine pain attack duration 4-8 hours
    • How many hours do you sleep per day? 7-8 hours
    • How long after getting in bed do you usually fall asleep? 10-15 minutes
    • How often do you have difficulty falling asleep (1 hour or longer)? Monthly
    • Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep?Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep? Monthly
    • Does your headache ever wake you from sleep? Sometimes
    • Diagnosis Other facial pain, Other autoimmune disease, Migraine, Neuropathic facial pain
    • What aggravates your pain? Light, Noise, Stress, Lack of sleep, Other
    • What do you suffer from during your headache? Nausea, Dizziness, Sensitivity to noise, Sensitivity to light

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice, Rest, Heat, Stress Management
      Not Improved
      Acetaminophen, Gabapentin, Opioids, Duloxetine (Cymbalta),

    Shingles sufferer


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  • 07
    Jul2019
    • Injury Status Recovering
    • Migraine pain attack duration 1-3 days
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? A little bit
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Never
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? A little bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Distressing
    • How would you describe your headache pain? Pain attacks from time to time
    • Repeat injury? No
    • How many hours do you sleep per day? 5-6 hours
    • How long after getting in bed do you usually fall asleep? Longer
    • How often do you have difficulty falling asleep (1 hour or longer)? Monthly
    • Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep?Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep? Never
    • Does your headache ever wake you from sleep? Sometimes
    • Diagnosis Migraine, Other autoimmune disease
    • What aggravates your pain? Light, Noise, Lack of sleep
    • What do you suffer from during your headache? Dizziness, Sensitivity to noise, Sensitivity to light, Nasal congestion
    • Please check the symptoms that you experienced over the last month. Abdominal pain, Abdominal cramps, Diarrhea, Gluten sensitivity, Ringing in ears

    Treatment Ratings

      Improved
      Ice, Rest, Heat,
      Not Improved
      NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs, Acupuncture, Acetaminophen

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  • 01
    Mar2018
    • Injury Status Cured
    • Migraine pain attack duration A whole day
    • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
    • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
    • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
    • How much did pain interfere with your enjoyment of life in the past week? Quite a bit
    • What best describes your pain level on average in the past week? Horrible
    • How would you describe your headache pain? Other
    • Repeat injury? Yes
    • How many hours do you sleep per day? 9-10 hours
    • How long after getting in bed do you usually fall asleep? 10-15 minutes
    • How often do you have difficulty falling asleep (1 hour or longer)? Weekly
    • Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep?Do you ever wake in the night and have trouble getting back to sleep? Monthly
    • Does your headache ever wake you from sleep? Never
    • Diagnosis Migraine
    • What aggravates your pain? Smell, Stress
    • What do you suffer from during your headache? Sensitivity to light, Nausea, Sensitivity to noise
    • Please check the symptoms that you experienced over the last month. Muscle pain, Muscle weakness, Pain, Numbness, Tingling, Depression, Irritable bowel syndrome, Back pain, Joint pain, Chronic fatigue syndrome

    Treatment Ratings

      Cured
      Ice, Rest, Opioids
      Almost Cured
      Not Improved
      Heat

    I'd love to stay on cortisone pills but, my Dr. won't.


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