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How do I cure migraine in pregnancy?

How do I cure migraine in pregnancy?

Migraines in Pregnan: 1.Avoid headache triggers after you identify them, such as certain diets or activities. 2.Daily aerobic exercises. 3.Manage stress. Be around people who lift your spirits. 3.Practice relaxation such as Yoga & imagery. 4.Eat smaller more frequent meals. 5.Drink plenty of fluids. 6.Regulate your sleep habits. 7.Ask your PCP for referral to a Biofeedback therapist. 8.Tylenol, (acetaminophen) warm compresses, massage ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Is it safe to take medications for migraine during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take medications for migraine during pregnancy?

Yes: Some yes, some no. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) and (until 34 weeks) Ibuprofen are safe in pregnancy. Some doctors believe a small amount of Aspirin is safe in pregnancy, so Excedrin migraine can be very effective as well as tolerated in pregnancy. A big no goes to the tryptans -- imitrex, relpax, zomig, etc. As magical as they are for migraines, they are not safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can I take for migraines during pregnancy? I am around 6 weeks.

What can I take for migraines during pregnancy? I am around 6 weeks.

Appropriate meds: Pain medications can be used if used appropriately. Aspirin and Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used safely if used appropriately. Try to avoid narcotics and powerful pain medications. Discuss this with your doctor. Also, consider herbal treatments and relaxation methods. Maintain good health habits. ...Read more

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What can cause headaches/migraines in pregnancy at 15 weeks?

What can cause headaches/migraines in pregnancy at 15 weeks?

There are a great: Deal of hormone changes in the body during pregnancy. This can trigger headaches/ migraines. Please d/w your obstetrician. Take care. ...Read more

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I love to drink pop? Can that cause migraines during pregnancy or what? I drink plenty of water

I love to drink pop? Can that cause migraines during pregnancy or what? I drink plenty of water

Yes, very unhealthy: Even 1 pop a day is ass. With serious health consequences-it increases diabetes risk by 22%. Pop is associated with increased risk of heart attacks, kidney stones, osteoporosis, obesity, tooth decay, heartburn ; high blood pressure.Diet soda is just as bad! see http://bit.Ly/1ck1goo both the sugar ; chemicals in pop can cause migraines. ...Read more

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What is the most preferred (safe and effective) prescription drug for treating migraines during pregnancy?

What is the most preferred (safe and effective) prescription drug for treating migraines during pregnancy?

Prescription?: If your question is which prescription medication for migraine is safest as opposed to which medication is safest then the answer is "none." All prescription medications typically used for migraines are categorized as either C, D, or X during pregnancy. If you would like to contact me for more information send me a message through www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent a migraine attack in pregnancy Or if u get an attack what can be done?

What can be done to prevent a migraine attack in pregnancy Or if u get an attack what can be done?

See OBGYN specialist: There are seven medications (e.g. triptans) that are better for treating migraine in pregnancy. However, no drug, including over-the-counter medication, should ever be prescribed without consulting the patient's obstetrician. See OBGYN specialist for migraine management. ...Read more

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Is it common to develop migraine headaches in pregnancy?

Is it common to develop migraine headaches in pregnancy?

Unfortunately, yes: The hormonal shifts in pregnancy commonly lead to changes in migraine, and can make headaches better or worse. While there are not many treatments available that approved for use in pregnancy, a neurologist can help you manage your symptoms until delivery, at which time they will hopefully improve. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more