As you can see from my Tried & Tested page I have tried almost every preventative, without much success, but tomorrow I start a series of injections on my cervical spine (i.e. There is a drug that could make me skinny and possibly help with my migraines and my bastard Doctors have been keeping it from me for 13 years!!!
neck) that will, most likely, provoke yet more migraines. The top choice: Topamax (Topiramate), an anticonvulsant, epileptic medication used with relative success for some migraines. It took every ounce of will power I possess not to reply: Instead, I took a deep breath, stroked my chin and said, “Interesting, interesting, do continue.” But I wasn’t listening, all I could think about was being skinny and migraine free (notice how it had now become a cure?
But, being a migraine pro I looked over my trusted reference books ("Conquering Headaches" and "Coping with Headaches and Migraines") and recommended sites (listed top right). How scary could anything with ‘sprinkle’ in the title really be? I am, in fact, swelling like Violet Beauregarde from Charlie And The Chocolate Factory!I know even Vitamin C has a long list of side effects, and I’ve been on nearly every other migraine preventative available, but Topamax has a list of side effects as long as a loo roll!I couldn’t sleep that night, convinced I would kill my parents in their sleep. I was prescribed a pediatric 15mg ‘Sprinkle’ dose formulation.Anyway, when my mini cube lollies were ready I sucked on them, incredibly pleased with myself, somehow they seemed to help.Thirst finally abated, I proudly showed them to Dad.