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Perimenopause And Migraines
For 5 months my cycle is irregular and heavy and by day 5/6 I have no appetite to eat for 3/4 days and have migraine type headache perimenopause poss!
Irergular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more
I'm 42 and may be experiencing perimenopause symptoms: weight gain, clammy skin/hot flashes, and a significant ⬆️ in migraines. Ideas to help symptoms?
Prevent migraines: There are many things one can do to help decrease their headaches. Good sleep, good nutrition, stress management, and exercise are a few. Also, daily preventive medications can help reduce the intensity and frequency of attacks. Its important to work with your doctor to find the best approach for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migrain avoidance: Migrain headache avoidance has some thing to do with avoiding triggers.... You should have done a diary for your headache what exactly bring your headache is it stress...Is it food and what type of food is it noise light , what ever it is you have to avoid it and in case of light u need to say in dark quiet room ...And also some medications can be given to avoid headache consider as prophylactic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: You could merely have some food allergies or be adversely affected by certain other things in your environment. Migraines also have a muscular component and can also be affected by your bite or the way your teeth fit together. Not related to health or lifestyle is a possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aura or none: An aura can occur prior to the migraine. Most of the time this is flashing lights in a "zig-zag" pattern. Sometimes it can be difficult to see through the lights. Many times patients just know. They get a "difficult to describe feeling". They just feel worse. Many patients have no warning. The headache just begins with the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having a difficult time finding a migraine medication that works well for me. Any suggestions?
See your doctor: If you have tried all over the counterpain medications, you might consider a magnesium supplement, then see your doctor. You might need a daily medication like topamax or Propranolol to keep the headaches away. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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