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annie

Pontiac, Illinois
I am a 31 year old female suffering from headaches - occipital neuralgia to be specific.  I have tried numerous treatments and medications with little to no pain relief.  I recently found a new doctor, who has suggested an occipital nerve stimulation implant.  My husband and I are in the process of deciding what to do next. 
Communities: Migraine & Headaches

winnyninnypoopoo Facebook

Mount Vernon, Missouri
Hemicrania continua sufferer, with multiple pieces parts that don't work!!! Have an occipital stimulator for headache pain control.  suffer from late effects of radiation therapy, and myriad other problems.  Big Sigh. Can I ask for a refund, even tho I have used my body for 51 years??  Maybe even a prorated one would be great!!!     

xxChristin022xx

Evansville, Indiana
I am 24 years old. I was in a car accident when I was 17, and year later I started having daily level 10 headaches. I searched for an answer everywhere: Michigan, Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis. For 5 years I had no answers and no pain relief. I told my mom that I would try out one more doctor, but I was very ready to give up. The one doctor happened to be a neurosurgeon and helped me...

Ms. J

Texas
I'm a 32 year old woman that has suffered from classic migraines from the age of 7 and developed occipital and auriculotemporal neuralgia 4 years ago that resulted in daily headaches. My headaches are debilitating and intractable. I recently had an occipital nerve stimulator implanted to help with my pain because so many other treatments have failed.  Check out my blog that chronicles...

nutmeg04

United States
I have been suffering from constant migraines for four years. I tried everything under the sun until I was diagnosed with Hemicrania Continua. My body did not react well to the Indomethacin that took away the headaches, so I decided to have a Supra-Orbital Nerve Stimulator (very much like an Occipital Nerve Stimulator, but the wire is placed in a different area) implanted.
Communities: Migraine & Headaches

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Kingston, Canada
Dr. Leyton is a practitioner of Integrative Medicine - medicine that brings together the physical, social, emotional and spiritual potential of humans in their environment for the purpose of healing. He is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Family Physicians and a Certificant of the GP Psychotherapy Association. He is trained in Neurolinguistic Psychology & Eriksonian Hypnosis as well as...

Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven

Hopatcong, New Jersey
I have been suffering with Migraine disease since I was 13 years old. I went undiagnosed until I was about 24, when my Migraines got out of control. I found a wonderful site and forum, My Migraine Connection, where I met with one of the top patient advocates in the country, Miss Teri Robert. I read her book, Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches and it changed my life. I now have the...

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somewhere, Wyoming
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GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine

United Kingdom
Hi, I'm the content editor of www.gotosee.co.uk/healthnews and www.gotosee.co.uk/healtharticles. GoToSee is a UK complementary health resource and therapist directory for alternative medicine and complementary therapy.

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Lake City, Florida
A Family Nurse Practitioner working in a Rural Health Office in Florida. Wife and mother of four, grandmother of one.