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New Migraine Treatment Provides Hope for Patients with Hemiplegic Migraine
Date:9/23/2013

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2013

Otis Foshee's seemingly boundless energy kept him always on the go in Oklahoma City, where he enjoyed managing his several businesses and keeping up with his active wife, Stacey. Or, at least that was the case until a fateful day in 2004, when the first hemiplegic migraine occurred, and life was never the same again. Otis recalled that one second he was driving along in his car, and the next he was being transported to the hospital with his left side paralyzed and his head splitting with an excruciating headache.

His wife, Stacey, a well-respected physician, described the ordeal that followed. "His disease didn't respond to any therapies," she related. "He lost his business, his independence, and hope. I lost my husband, my best friend and our boys lost their father. Seven years we spent afraid and desperate. We lost our lives. Otis wasn't even fifty years old."

When hope had all but evaporated, Stacey, learned from a colleague of a promising new migraine treatment that had been pioneered by Dr. Ken Reed of nearby Dallas, Texas. "We couldn't believe it when we heard about Dr. Reed," Stacy explained. "Otis insisted we drive to Dallas and go to one of the symposiums. Despite dragging his left leg, holding his limp left arm and being nauseated from yet another severe headache Otis sat and listened to Dr. Reed speak about migraine therapy with neurostimulator implants. When Dr. Reed asked if anyone in the auditorium had any questions, Otis raised his right hand and asked 
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