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  1. Hey man. Im getting ready to try emgality. I am episodic. Cycle started in the fall. I hope you are still doing well. And like you, if it does end. Ill probably wonder if it was just the end of the cycle. Ill keep posting. But thanks for posting. Sometimes people hunt through old post for info.
  2. Hey man, Im just now coming back into the fold. Your gonna be ok. Get that 02 asap. Its key. The busting works.
  3. This would be a good idea. I'm about 1 month new to the site and thankful for Chfather, Spiney, Batch and a few others who got me a lot of information pretty fast. But I could have helped myself a little better if I had read the files. I didn't go into the files because I didn't have any idea what to look for. I did browse the general boards before posting though.
  4. I'm not giving up on it just yet, I'm at 109 now. Batch said I can keep going up to about 140 safely and see how things go.
  5. Your right about the water. I only drink a few classes of water during the day. I forget when the headaches are bad. I will get myself a big bottle And refill it as a reminder. And I will up the dosage in the d3 and add in the other elements. Unfortunately I tried the diet avenue for a good 6 months in my 20s and It did not make a difference. I do try not to over do chocolate or sugar during high cycle. Normally I only cycle in the spring and summer. It's hard to point to diet when for years it's only been a 2 month cycle. It's only been the last year they seem to last. I was on verapinal fo
  6. Checking back in. This weekend I kept weaning off prednisone hoping the D3 Regimen and Benadryl were decreasing the intensity of the attacks. Last week I had shadows every afternoon between 630 and 8. But Ice and quiet worked. It short time on 02 and they didn't return. So I moved down to 30 on the prednisone and I got hit hard Saturday and Sunday morning. A bunch of shadows and a 7. I used 02 and no more for the day. No headache all day Monday. Then today I just got rocked. 7 to 8 while I was at work. I fought it off with ice for a while but in the end I had to use 3mg injectable. As a teach
  7. Thanks for all the advise. I'll keep you guys updated. Yesterday afternoon I had a series of shadows and this 1a.m. I awoke with a 4. It wasn't intense but I used O2 and ice. It never returned. I took 50mg benadryl at night around 10pm or so. "Prednisone has a slight negative effect on vitamin D3 metabolism. Once you've completed the taper, the shadows should diminish." I'm hoping this is the case. I worry that it is the prednisone keeping them at bay and once I ween they will be back to full strength. The only other thing I may have done wrong yesterday after
  8. While I was waiting, I browsed around on another post and I'm seeing that the benadryl maybe something I need to take every 4 hours. I slacked with it on Saturday and today. It could be a combination of these things that were helping. I'm back on 50 mg Benedyrl tngt. And will take every 4 hours. It does make me drowsy but small price to pay.
  9. I live in New Jersey so can we assume the u.s measurement for now? Would 106 be high on u.s measurement?
  10. I'm going to have to find out. The nurse commented It was on the high end. Maybe I'll stop by both offices and get the copy tmr.
  11. Also, should I keep taking the benadryl even if the D3 was absorbing? I have not been taking it every 4 hours. Maybe about 3 times daily.
  12. Hello again everyone. Last time I was here I was in a really bad place. I'm doing much better but I am also concerned. I did over a 10day loading dose of the D3 regimen. I had the 25(OH)D test done on Friday. My level is 106! I did some digging because I'm sure I had another doctor tell me my D level was low before. Turns out. In July, my level was 29. So I have a marker. I was taking 50,000ius for about 13 days before the test and I am 106. It's safe to conclude that I was in the k ow range before. What should my D3 dose be now that I'm at the right level? Problems: my conce
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