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9 Months Pregnant Headache
Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?
Stress: Sorry you r going thru this. It all ties in to stress &its effects on hormonal balance. Stress triggers changes in our inner hormonal environment resulting in missed periods, low energy, insomnia, moodiness, body aches & weakness to name a few. This addsmore stress &a viscous cycle ensues. Supporting your thyroid with l-tyrosine, selenium, &iodine helps to normalize your hormones &eliminate symptoms. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Pregnancy and drugs: You are right to be concerned about taking medication during pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor the recommended treatments for simple complaints like colds and headaches during pregnancy. S/he may prefer Tylenol or acetaminophen, for example. A single dose of Aleve should not cause a problem, even at 9 weeks. ...Read more
Alternatives to meds: It is best to minimize drugs ; even most herbs during pregnancy. As always, it's best to find ; address the cause; if musculoskeletal then a good osteopath, chiropractor or bodyworker should help. Stress reduction/meditation/yoga usually helps. Magnesium often helps ; if migraines learn what foods trigger them. Acupuncture and homeopathy are two other healing modalities that are safe ; effective. ...Read more
The safest choice is tylenol or acetaminophen. However, I do not recommend taking it more than 3 times day and for longer than 14 days as it may paradoxically cause overuse headache.
Medicines like ibuprofen, motrin, aleve, naproxen, or aspirin-containing medicines are not recommended during pregnancy. ...Read more
See doctor first.: Most headaches are not serious. However, headaches in pregnancy should get evaluated by your doctor because headaches could be the result of elevated blood pressure or other causes. Once the rare but important conditions have been assessed you doctor might allow you to use tylenol (acetaminophen). Your doctor will not allow Aspirin or Ibuprofen or other nsaids because they can hurt the baby. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Yes, for some types: Some headaches respond to various massage and accu-pressure techniques. Accupuncture might help. Muscle tightness headaches and some sinus headaches are relieved with mentholated ice rub on the temples. I'm sure there are others and your obgyn may advise you of safe pills too. Good luck ; congratulations. ...Read more
I have a headache that has last for two days what kind of medicen can I take because im pregnant?
My wife have headache for last 3 days as she is 25 week and 1 day pregnant.is it normal or need to worry?
I'm not late on my peorid just yet but I've been having headaches for the past week. Could I need pregnant?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more