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Having headaches and migraines after delivery. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Good evening doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I have been having migrane headaches for several years.
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:I think it has started after the delivery of my first son
User:am 39
User:actually now i have sort of established thepattern
User:i find that i definitely get it every month just before my periods and also during my periods
Doctor:Are you on medications for the same?
User:besides this, it also occurs once or twice between 2 periods
User:so in all normally i have headache around 4 - 5 days in a month
User:i have not been taking any medicine prescribed by a doctor
User:i ususally take crocin
User:and was also taking Rizact 10
User:but i want to find out if there is a way to take a course so that such headaches do not occur every moth
User:Since it seems to be related to my monthly periods, do you think itcould be due to some hormonal fluctuations and i can prevent it
Doctor:It is related to your menstruation
Doctor:If the cause of migraine is confirmed then you can take prophylaxis for migraine for few months so that the attacks do not happen often
Doctor:Beta blockers like Propranolol have been used in this
Doctor:You can get it prescribed by your primary care physician
User:Propranolol is a form of medicine?
Doctor:Yes, it is a oral tablet to be taken by mouth
User:does this have any sideeffects
Doctor:Not very adverse side effects
Doctor:But it is very good in preventing the attack of migraine
Doctor:You may try it for a month and check
Doctor:You are now 39years old
Doctor:The hormonal imbalance is very negligible in you
Doctor:There is no need for a hormone supplement for you now to prevent the migraine
Doctor:De-stress yourself with yoga and meditation
Doctor:Identify the trigger for the migraine like noise and avoid them
Doctor:Are you with me?
Doctor:DO you have more queries?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:It seems like you are not responding
Doctor:I will have to close the chat window now
Doctor:I am sorry
User:thanks doctor.
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is that all?
User:yes, thanks
Doctor:bye for now
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