I have experienced headache/ migraine at least 3 days a week for the past 5 years?
I am a 23 year old female and have experienced headache/ migraine at least 3 days a week for the past 5 years. I got the depo provera shot at 18 and only completed 2/3 in the series. I had unbearable headaches daily and could not exercise. I smoked illegal substances for 4 years and quit 4 months ago. I cut out caffeine completely, yet, I still get headaches almost daily. My GP told me to eat a balanced diet, exercise and drink water regularly.
I am a full time student so I look at white boards/ phone/ computers at least 5 hours a day. I get dizzy, tunnel vision, and sometimes nauseous. I only use albuterol when needed. Recently, I saw an optometrist at Walmart and told her about my light sensitivity. She concluded that I have 20/20 vision, but prescribed me a light prescription for glasses (+.25 and +.50-.50 x 017). I started wearing them less than 24 hours ago and it has given me a massive headache. I can see when I focus, but when I am driving (need to look around quickly) I get dizzy and have a headache for over 6 hours. I take the glasses off, and it takes my vision a good 10 minutes to return to normal.
I am very frustrated and in pain and will be working 32 hours of clinicals all of 2017 and cannot risk having daily headache/ migraine while I am trying to learn and earn my degree.
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I think you are on the right treatment now.. A good healthy diet and exercise will be beneficial..
Concerning the glasses ..it is very normal to gave this sensations in the first few days of using it..until your eyes are used to them..
No need to worry and keep using your glasses ..
Depo provera shots cause all your symptoms consult your gynaecologist fot other means