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Do You Get Headaches Before Your Period
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
I get migraines for 3 days before my period every month. I often get migraines/tension headaches but the ones before my period are much worse. No aura?
Menstrual migraine: NSAID therapy may be effective when given the week before and the week during menses. NSAIDs may also be used when traveling or during those special functions that involve increased stress. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more
I seem to always get a neckache or headache in the back of my head towards my neck right before and during my period. Should i be concerned?
No it's dysmenorrhea: Pain is the most common symptom of dysmenorrhea. Although it's usually back, abdominal or pelvic pain. This is caused by production of prostaglandins in preparation for implanting a fertilized egg (whether it happens or not). Oral contraceptives, an ssri medication may help. See your gyn if your neck pains concern you. ...Read more
My belly bloated before my period and also when I have my period. For what reason why my belly get bloated and also headache .
Do I have pmdd? I have periods of tiredness, yet insomnia, severe pain, and headaches, loneliness, anxiety, no energy, and difficulty going to school and work before my period. I get depressed. But I do not have depression on a daily basis other than then
It : It is possible you are suffering from premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Your gynecologist will be able to obtain a more detailed history and timeline of your symptoms so as to make the diagnosis. There are treatment options available. One being birth control, another being anti-depressants which are taken half the month. For this your gyn may want you to see a psychiatrist. Please follow up with your doctor. All the best. ...Read more
Dear Dr, I usually get PMS symptoms before my period such as sore breasts, cramps, but last month it was very strong. Also it was accompanied by headache that changed position in my head, random aches in my body(fingers, neck,shoulder) I have also noticed
Yes: Yes. The menstrual period can be a trigger for migraines and tension headaches. Some types of migraine tend to occur only during or around the period (called menstrual migraine).However, any new headache or old headache that has changed character needs proper evaluation even if it appears to be related to periods. ...Read more
Why do I get a headache premigraine kind of feeling if i don't eat for a period of time..Feel better after i eat?
Hunger: Hunger or not eating can be a precipitating factor for migraines. ...Read more
Why do I get headaches when its tme for my period and as soon as I start the headache eases up and sometimes goes away?
Lots of choices: Agree with dr. V. Lots of choices so you don't have to dread "that time of month." you can prevent menstrual migraines through diet, supplements, exercise, medications, even having your period less often (4 times a year instead of monthly). Lots of choices when you talk with your doc! hope you find a solution that works best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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