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I'm 22 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing an increase of headaches, is that normal?

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Dr. Willa Terry
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In brief: Common occurance

Headaches in pregnancy are a common occurrence and are likely related to hormonal fluctuations .
Your increased blood volume and circulation may also play a part, or it may be high blood pressure. Stopping caffeine can also cause withdrawal headaches. Other potential headache causes include lack of sleep, sinus congestion, allergies, eyestrain, stress, depression, hunger, and dehydration..

In brief: Common occurance

Headaches in pregnancy are a common occurrence and are likely related to hormonal fluctuations .
Your increased blood volume and circulation may also play a part, or it may be high blood pressure. Stopping caffeine can also cause withdrawal headaches. Other potential headache causes include lack of sleep, sinus congestion, allergies, eyestrain, stress, depression, hunger, and dehydration..
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