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Menopause Migraine Mystery
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Is there a connection between menopause and migraines?
Is menopause causing your migraines? It’s not likely to be at the center of Sherlock’s next case, but it’s a mystery because there is no easy answer.
The facts: Migraines in women typically begin before the age of 40, long before menopause. And often, migraines are associated with fluctuating hormone levels of our menstrual cycles.
The logic: It stands to reason that along with menopause and the challenges of hormone levels changing, migraines may continue to be your companion.
You may have menopause related migraines
- If your migraine pattern changes with menopause.
- If you have migraine headaches along with other menopause symptoms.
- If you have migraine headaches when using or stopping HRT.
Treat menopause migraines
Treating hormonal migraines can include working with your doctor to balance your hormones and using various preventive or abortive medications. It also involves avoiding typical triggers--some of which can also be menopause symptoms:
- food issues
You don’t have to let migraines win
You don't have to let migraines during menopause win. Plan to be proactive as you manage your menopause migraines:
This content was written by staff of HysterSisters.com by non-medical professionals based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.
09-22-2015 - 11:39 AM
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