Migraine Gem of the Day - Migraines and Pregnancy

Teri Robert @trobert Health Guide
  • 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.

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    Resources:

    Lucas, Sylvia, MD, PhD. "Treatment of Headaches During Pregnancy and Lactation." Platform Presentation. American Headache Society Scottsdale Symposium. November, 2011.

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    Last updated November 25, 2011.

Published On: November 25, 2011