December 5th, 2006

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Thunderstorms in my brain...

Okay, I have a health-related poll for y'all. Since a person's health is an extremely personal issue, I'm keeping the poll results private but I'd really appreciate any and all feedback. My migraines have been getting more frequent and more severe lately, and I am curious to see if there's anything I could be doing, or if any of you have some advice.

Poll #882777 Not Your Average Headache

Do you get/have you had migraines?

Yes
18(75.0%)
No
6(25.0%)

If so, how often?

A few times a year.
6(33.3%)
A couple times a month.
4(22.2%)
2-3 times a week
4(22.2%)
Every day / mine never go away.
2(11.1%)
Other (please explain in comments)
2(11.1%)

If you had to rate them on a scale of one to 10 (with 10 being unbearable), how bad are your average migraines?

Mean: 6.83 Median: 7 Std. Dev 2.17
1
1(5.6%)
2
1(5.6%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
3(16.7%)
7
6(33.3%)
8
4(22.2%)
9
2(11.1%)
10
1(5.6%)

Please check all symptoms that go along with your migraines.

Steady, unrelenting aching.
0(0.0%)
Pounding sensations
0(0.0%)
Pressure behind your eyes
0(0.0%)
Cracked vision
0(0.0%)
Eye watering
0(0.0%)
Dry mouth
0(0.0%)
Nausea
0(0.0%)
Vomiting
0(0.0%)
Other (explained in comments)
0(0.0%)

Do you know what triggers your migraines? Please answer if no. If yes, please explain.

What medications do you take (if any) to prevent/treat a migraine, and do they work (in your opinion)?

Do you have any non-medical practices that help you deal with yours?



Your participation in this poll is very much appreciated.

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