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Could my daily headaches be due to lack of sleep from breastfeeding all night ?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Anyone who has breastfed knows that it can be very demanding.
Sleep deprivation is common for new moms, especially those who are breastfeeding. Keep breastfeeding, though..It is really the best gift you can give your baby. Get anyone willing to help you to give you a hand so that you can catch up on some sleep. Sleep deprivation can certainly cause headaches and depression.

In brief: Yes

Anyone who has breastfed knows that it can be very demanding.
Sleep deprivation is common for new moms, especially those who are breastfeeding. Keep breastfeeding, though..It is really the best gift you can give your baby. Get anyone willing to help you to give you a hand so that you can catch up on some sleep. Sleep deprivation can certainly cause headaches and depression.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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In brief: Yes, very possibly!

Not getting enough sleep or having poor sleep habits can trigger headaches or cause occasional headaches to become frequent.
In stressful situations such as sleep deprivation, "arousal proteins" increase in high levels to trigger pain.

In brief: Yes, very possibly!

Not getting enough sleep or having poor sleep habits can trigger headaches or cause occasional headaches to become frequent.
In stressful situations such as sleep deprivation, "arousal proteins" increase in high levels to trigger pain.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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