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Dr. Marcel Hungs
26 years experience Neurology
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
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Dr. Mark Khorsandi
22 years experience Hand Surgery
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
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
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. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
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. 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
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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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Yablonsky
23 years experience Internal Medicine
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
28 years experience Neurology
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
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
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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