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Hormonal migraine medication

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Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology 26 years experience
Botox: Topiramate as medication prevention is very popular. Botox injection in the scalp area have been very promising for many patients with chronic migrai... Read More
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
Hand Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Hormones cause swelling. So when your hormones increase or decrease, swelling throughout your body occurs. The head has less tolerance to swelling. ... Read More

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Hormonal migraines ?: At age 50, your ovaries are producing higher levels of estrogen, and when your menstrual cycle occurs, the drop from very high to zero levels will cau... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See a specialist: Managing menstrual migraine is difficult; most patients with menstrual migraine will not respond to traditional migraine therapy and even avoidance of... Read More
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 29 years experience
Discuss with Doctor: Making lifestyle changes, such as reducing stress and exercising regularly, also may help reduce the frequency, length and severity of migraines. htt... Read More
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Yes and no: Your periods are controlled by mechanisms in the lower brain that gives you a 28 day cycle via hormone messengers. Migraines are caused by loss of eff... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Menstrual migraines-: Menstrual migraines can sometimes be managed with the use of antiinflammatory medication like aleve (naproxen) or advil if you are not allergic. Very ... Read More
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Dr. David Yablonsky
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
YES: Many things can contribute to worsening or new headaches. Since you say the increase was sudden, you definitely need to be seen soon to rule out more ... Read More
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Dr. Virginia Simnad
Neurology 28 years experience
Yes: Migraines can be more common in or just prior to a menses. Some migraineurs find a change in the patterns of their headaches as they approach or ente... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See HA specialist: Once a diagnosis of hormonal migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) non... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Debiltane minipill: Only you and the doctor can decide whether or not Debiltane is an effective treatment most of the time but there may come a time when this is not good... Read More

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