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Anyone know why I get my worst migraines the day before my period?
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Fluid retention
Menstrual migraine is well known, it is due to fluid retention due to hormonal levels.
You may have noticed a mild increase in weight just before the periods. Restriction of fluids or a mild diuretic for a few days before the periods may help.

In brief: Fluid retention
Menstrual migraine is well known, it is due to fluid retention due to hormonal levels.
You may have noticed a mild increase in weight just before the periods. Restriction of fluids or a mild diuretic for a few days before the periods may help.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: Hormones
Menstrual migraine is a diagnosis in and of itself.
There is a hormonal basis for it.

In brief: Hormones
Menstrual migraine is a diagnosis in and of itself.
There is a hormonal basis for it.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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