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Pregnancy Induced Migraines and Cure for Migraine AttackWhat are hormone induced migraines? I am pregnant and I suffer from migraines frequently. Please let me know what can I do to prevent migraines?
Migraine Information and Treatment for Migraines
Migraine headache during pregnancy may be less frequent, especially after first trimester.
Certain precautions that can be considered to reduce the migraine attack during pregnancy are:
Though the exact cause is not known, this generally occurs due to changes in the blood supply of the brain. Sometimes even changes in hormones during pregnancy can also cause headache. The levels of hormones especially estrogen and Human chorionic Gonadotropin rise dramatically during early pregnancy. These hormones can contribute to headache during the early stage. If you suffered from headache on birth control pills, then you may experience headache during first few months of pregnancy. You may also suffer from other symptoms like nausea or sensitivity to light or loud noises accompanied with migraine.
If headache continues in second and third trimester, then it may be a case of preeclampsia. Pre eclampsia is a serious pregnancy related syndrome that is characterized by presence of protein in the urine, high blood pressure and edema. You need to consult the doctor immediately regarding preeclampsia.
You need to call the doctor if:
|Submitted on January 16, 2014|