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It’s Finally Over, (Almost!)

NOVEMBER 15, 2011 I have wanted to write something on the website for a while but I was so busy with college applications and school that I didn’t have much time.  First off, I just want to say that Dr. Ducic really saved my life.  The headaches coupled with the ridiculous amount of medication I was on, most of which made my headaches worse, really took a toll on me.  I was depressed and not myself.  The worst part

Three Months Post Surgery

11/9/2011 Dayna is back to being herself. The headache in the center of her head is not there. (Although, she has had a couple headaches that have gone away.) The shooting pins have stopped. She still has a “headache” around her temples. She is scheduled for nerve decompression on those nerves in December. We knew at the start of all this that more that one procedure might be necessary. Dr. Ducic works on the area with the most pain

A Brief Overview

January 2010 – Dayna, our 16 year old daughter, began to have occasional headaches in January 2010 that eventually turned into a single constant 24/7 headache by August 2010. Over the counter medications did not help the pain. August 2010 - Dayna saw a neurologist and began taking prescription medications that did not relieve her headache. October 2010 - December 2010 - Turned to the highly recommended Diamond Headache Clinic searching for relief of the 24/7 headache. The goal was

24/7 Headache and Peripheral Nerve Decompression Surgery for relief of head pain

My daughter's headache began in Jan of 2010 as an occasional headache. She took over the counter meds to help alleviate the pain. In mid February she was diagnosed with mononucleosis. We attributed the headaches to her having mono as they subsided a bit as the mono improved. But, the headaches returned in July and by August she had a constant 24/7 headache. She saw a local neurologist who prescribed a steroid pack followed by Topamax. The Topamax dosage