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Why Do I Get Migraine When Im On My Period
Hormone shifts: A menstrual migraine is an unfortunately a common occurance. Many women will get a headache that is triggered by the change in hormone levels. Some women will use non-hormone methods to treat the headaches, others will use a daily hormone and skip the placebo week to reduce frequency of headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
I am a migraine sufferer which get really bad when I am close to my period how do I manage this .Since i can't sleep or eat properly
I have my period an it just started today an I have a migraine an feel nauseous usually I get really mean an crabby an have cramps I feel weak now?
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I get a migraine right before my period. I just got Estrogen cream (BIH). Should I take it only the day before my period? Will it alter bleeding?
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
Other way around: Some women have hormonally-triggered migraines. If this pattern fits you, discuss with your gyn / pmd or a neurologist for options for prevention and to reduce discomfort when they come on. ...Read more
Migraine: Women suffer from migraine much more frequent than men. One explanation is the changes of hormone related to the menstrual cycle. The theory is that estrogen level drops before the period and induces the migraine. There are treatments based on this theory, such as suppression of the ovulation, or estrogen supplement for the duration. ...Read more
Menstrual migraine: is triggered in susceptible women by fluctuating estrogen levels, usually a decrease in estrogen level just prior to menses. Managing menstrual migraine is difficult; most patients with menstrual migraine will not respond to traditional migraine therapy. This condition must be professionally managed. It is treatable condition. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
My period stops during a migraine, when migraine stops my period came back with big clots for about 8 -12 hours then the cycle would repeat for 4 days?
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