Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    acute chronic almost daily migraines
    avatar
    ellsworth52 posted:
    I haven't posted for awhile because I've given up at ever finding anything to truly help PREVENT my migraines. I have approx. 20-25 migraines every month. The Zomig, Alleve, strong coffee combination will abort my migraine in 1-2 hours. That is my only relief right now. I have strong side effects from all current meds prescribed to prevent migraines - Topomax, Neurontin, Lyrica, Oxycontin. I had a spinal implant and tried it for 1 year - didn't help, so I had it removed. I recently read that Butterbar extract can help. Has anyone tried this and any other SUPPLEMENTS that can help? I'm tired of prescribed drugs that cause more side effects than they are worth. What about Acupuncture - is it recommended for chronic migraines? Botox is something I have no desire to try - poison. Feeling pretty discouraged. Shirley
    Reply


    Helpful Tips

    Supplements for headachesExpert
    A lot of my patients ask about herbal supplements for headaches. There are very few studies of supplements for headaches, but there are ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    53 of 70 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Pain Disorders Center