Many women suffer from menstrual migraine attacks, which are often more debilitating, longer, more likely to recur, and less responsive to treatment than migraines not related to the menstrual cycle. Continue Reading
Q. Has anyone ever considered tamoxifen therapy for hormonally-based migraines? Continue Reading
Q. I have been dealing with migraines that I inherited from my mother, who got them from her mother, for almost 20 years now. I lose a week of my life every month when I get my menstrual cycle. I’ve been looking for a way to prevent this without the use of birth control pills because they only seem to aggravate my condition. When I was pregnant with my son, the second half of my pregnancy was incredible. I had no headaches and never felt better. I should also add that once my mother and grandmother went through menopause, their headaches disappeared. Is there anything that you could recommend? I seem to do pretty well the rest of the month due to some dietary changes I’ve made over the past year. Continue Reading
Q. I get three to four migraines per month, sometimes with aura, sometimes without. I find that my biggest triggers are my menstrual cycle and stress. Given this, which medication is more effective for migraine prevention: beta blockers or calcium channel blockers? Continue Reading
Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to many health disorders, ranging from cancer to cardiovascular disease, but there appears to be no association between levels of Vitamin D and migraine or headache severity, according to a new study.