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How can I treat my migraines if I am pregnant?

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Your headaches may ease up during your second and third trimesters of pregnancy.

If you have severe migraines, your doctor may suggest that you first try a treatment that’s not a drug -- such as biofeedback, relaxation therapy, or stress management training. Your doctor may also recommend a preventive drug that has the lowest risk possible.

Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking preventive medications for migraines.

SOURCES:  American Academy of Neurology: "Evidence-Based Guidelines for Migraine Headache."  George R. Nissan, DO, director of research, Diamond Headache Clinic, Chicago. News release, FDA.





Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

SOURCES:  American Academy of Neurology: "Evidence-Based Guidelines for Migraine Headache."  George R. Nissan, DO, director of research, Diamond Headache Clinic, Chicago. News release, FDA.





Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 28, 2018

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