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Posted by Carl D ( on August 01, 2000 at 07:52:22:

GREAT, I thought to myself. We know what it is now we can deal with it.
In all of my years on this wicked planet one thing for sure have I learned; "Boy, am I a dummy or what?"
It took losing everything and everyone around me to realize how hardcore this was, and the fact that it could not be negotiated with. I would also learn that, some clusterheads are under control with medicine. Some will never be so lucky...This was (and still is) an anomally that haunts me.

In 1994, after having my life ripped apart, scrutinized, anylized and everything else; I was put on a 'diet' meant to eliminate any foods that may be causing the attacks. Nothing worked. I wondered if years of drug abuse and alcholol had procued this condition. 'No', stated several physicians, who had stated that there were people with this who had 'never touched a controlled substance'. Finally, after seeking medical counsel at the MHNI (Michigan Head-Pain and Neurological clinic.), I finally had a med combo that worked : Verap

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