Migraine Gem of the Day - Migraines and Pregnancy
Migraines and pregnancy...
A few key points about women, Migraines and pregnancy:
- The prevalence of Migraine peaks during women's childbearing years.
- Among women with Migraine, 7% have their first recognized Migraine during pregnancy.
- The majority of women with Migraine experience improvement during pregnancy - fewer and less severe Migraines.
- Migraines and Migraine treatments should be discussed during pre-pregnancy planning.
Lucas, Sylvia, MD, PhD. "Treatment of Headaches During Pregnancy and Lactation." Platform Presentation. American Headache Society Scottsdale Symposium. November, 2011.
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