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What migraine treatments should I use after my first trimester?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
If you're experiencing frequent, disabling migraine attacks after the first trimester, you will need to use prevention therapy. If non-medication prevention treatments (such as relaxation therapy and stress management) are not effective, you may need a prevention medication. In general, it's better for you and the baby to take a safe prevention drug than to use excessive analgesic medications or risk poor nutrition and dehydration.
The Woman's Migraine Toolkit: Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

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The Woman's Migraine Toolkit: Managing Your Headaches from Puberty to Menopause (A DiaMedica Guide to Optimum Wellness)

Migraines are a common, controllable type of headache that affects one in every six women, more than 20 million in the United States alone. The Woman’s Migraine Toolkit helps readers take charge of...

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