Originally Posted by vodpop
I took a vicodin and a muscle relaxer and it helped by far more than all the
migraine medicine and muscle relaxers I had taken previously.
I realize this is an older post, but I'm on day 2 of one of my own...
's statement above causes me to wonder if it was in fact a pure migraine, or if it possibly morphed. I don't doubt anyone's ability to tell what they've got, but I do
get fooled myself sometimes, with cervicogenic (tension-type) headaches presenting as migraine and vice versa. I sometimes get both, or a combination of both, at the same time, and other times a HA may begin as one type and morph into the other type.
As MGs & TTs require different meds, the meds for one type don't/won't work on the other.
I agree with Mz Migraine
that, if possible, a headache specialist is better than most neurologists (neurology is a huge
field). After a string of neurologists over several years, I finally found/stumbled upon the "headache guy