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What is the treatment for menstrual migraine?

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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice
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In brief: Hormone balancing

Menstrual migraines are caused from changes in hormone levels.
Evaluating the levels and prescribing the appropriate hormones may stop the headaches.

In brief: Hormone balancing

Menstrual migraines are caused from changes in hormone levels.
Evaluating the levels and prescribing the appropriate hormones may stop the headaches.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Dr. Guillermo Philipps
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Medications

There are a few options.
Abortive therapy includes pain medications to stop a migraine once it starts, such as triptans. Preventive therapy's goal is to reduce headache frequency and intensity. Option include taking a short term course of prophylactic medication only during the week of menses. Prophylatic medication could also be used throughout daily throughout the month.

In brief: Medications

There are a few options.
Abortive therapy includes pain medications to stop a migraine once it starts, such as triptans. Preventive therapy's goal is to reduce headache frequency and intensity. Option include taking a short term course of prophylactic medication only during the week of menses. Prophylatic medication could also be used throughout daily throughout the month.
Dr. Guillermo Philipps
Dr. Guillermo Philipps
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