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A 45-year-old female asked:

doc said i could use small dose of bih progesterone cream throughout period to prevent migraines.said i probably just wouldn't bleed as much.thoughts?

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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Limited data: While there are some anecdotal reports that progesterone can influence catamenial (at menses) migraine, there aren't rigorous clinical studies as of yet. If you haven't been able to control migraine headaches with medications, it may be worth a try (amongst others) if closely overseen by your doctor.

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