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I was sick for 2 years and "modern" medicine couldn't figure it out. I now avoid the doctor like the plague. I get really horrible migraines that can look like strokes, and there is nothing that they can do to fix it....so why bother going
Honey, I had to see at least 6 doctors before one was able to treat my migraines. I even went to the infamous Diamond Headache Clinic (IMO, the Diamonds are quacks, whom I think enjoy seeing people suffer.) I was seeing my 5th or 6th doctor, who had an Integrated Medicine Center (herbs, chiropractic, acupuncture, modern medicine, homeopathy etc.) He finally said to me, "P'Gell, I can't treat your pain. I want you to see my Mentor at (University Teaching Hospital.) If anyone can help you, he can."
I saw the Mentor. OMG. It took about 4 or 5 months of trial an error (and 14 years later we are still trying new things) but this man has helped me more than anyone else. I'm still sick, I still get migraines, but the frequency is down and I have medication that works when I get a bad breakthrough migraine
as well as having daily meds that keep the pain at bay.
I followed this man when he changed hospitals, and I'd probably follow him just about anywhere. He listens to me and treats my pain (I get stroke like symptoms, too, and have had a couple of TIAs) I never would have found him, and probably would have.... well the pain was so bad, and so chronic, I don't even want to think what would have happened to me.
Don't give up! Please. There are good neurologists out there that CAN treat even stubborn migraines.