The word Rebound Headache” is being taken off the table at the time and the are trying aggressively to knock down the headache without using the types of drugs that could give me a rebound on top of it all. I am now in the category of Intractable headache with no known cause because it does not fit the profile of a tension headache (to severe, to long lasting), or a migraine (location and duration doesn’t seem to fit), not sinus or ice cream headache ( just the thought makes my head hurts though).
Saturday (7th) Initial Medication (The migraine cocktail): Ibuprofen 800mg, Benedryl and Zofran. But alas the headache prevails. This bugger is not going to go down without a fight.
Sunday (8th): They started me on an alternate form of Magnesium known to help headaches, just like last time and waited 24hrs. They also started taking me off the Topomax because it has turned me into a blithering idiot. I couldn’t do a simple math problem for the dr, and I had a hard time spelling my name. It was time to stop that one for