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My neurologist switched me to daily Topamax for migraine prevention a couple of months ago. Topamax is an anti-seizure medication. At first it didn’t work. I had a non-stop headache for weeks. But then the headache went away. I haven’t had a migraine for a few weeks now, which is nice. But I still have […]

Pharmacists: Not just pill counters

I recently discovered that pharmacists can do way more than count pills and warn me not to operate machinery. This newfound knowledge came as a result of two surprisingly positive encounters with pharmacists in the last couple of weeks. (Not that my prior encounters with pharmacists were negative; for the most part they were […]

I have a drug problem

I have a drug problem.

I’ve been getting 3-day migraines roughly once a month for the past 15 years or so. ┬áIf you do the math, that means I’ve had migraines about 10% of the time.

I only found out a year ago that they were migraines. Before that, I just thought they were bad headaches. I […]