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What causes headaches in pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Progesterone: Progesterone cause fluid retention and can cause headaches in pregnancy. Try caffeine in moderation. Make sure you get your eyes checked. Take breaks at work to avoid computer glare.
Answered on Feb 1, 2018

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Any form of stress: Hormonal balance, hypertension, hypotension, medication side effect etc can cause above symptoms. See your dr for reassurance. Take care !
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