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A 33-year-old female asked:

i get horrific migraines. medication does not work for me. only sleep helps but going to bed midday isn't usually an option. any suggestions??

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Muscles: 30's female w. migraine untouched by meds finds relief lying down; clue that gravity & weight of head possibly involved; via spasm of superior trapezium muscles. Make sure chronic involuntary head tilting is not operant. Monitor for repetitive workplace head/neck tilt/turn. Massage, biofeedback & topical cannabis lotion to neck muscles. See Osteopath. Special exercises might be needed.

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