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Old Dec 8th, 2013, 06:28 AM   1
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Migraines in pregnancy

I have been suffering with really bad migraines since I was about 4 or 5 weeks gone, I am now 12+4 and still they do not appear to be showing any signs of disappearing.
Just wondering if anyone gets them like this? I'm stuggling to get through the day and trying to work is so hard because I'm in absolute agony. My gp said that there is nothing I can do about it.
I just want them to stop so I can begin to feel normal again

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Old Dec 9th, 2013, 07:54 AM   2
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I take magnesium for headaches. My doctor said it is perfectly safe to take during pregnancy.

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Old Dec 9th, 2013, 08:08 AM   3
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I also take magnesium. took about a week to start working, but have only had one or two headaches in the 4 months I've been taking it.

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Old Dec 9th, 2013, 09:13 AM   4
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I suffer from migraines too and the problem during pregnancy is that there isn't a lot you can do about it. I haven't had migraines as long as you have, but I found that if I took paracetamol early on and had a rest in the dark, it helped a little bit. However, it doesn't always work. The other thing I have done in previous pregnancies is rub a little lavender essential oil on my temples. I know that you should avoid essential oils during pregnancy, but when you really suffer... anyway, that's what has helped me in the past.
I hope it gets better for you.

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