Migraines and progesterone

by Pam C
(Rochester, NY)

Ive had a hysterectomy for 8 years now, severe frequent migraines have started within the last two years.

I am 53 years old and in fairly good health except for these migraines. Since I was having 15 or more a month I am on botox shots every 90 days, along with Notriptyline and gabapentin nightly to help me sleep, the migraines sometimes wake me up.

I take Rizatryptan for the 6 migraines I get per month. I desperately need to find a solution to this before my career is ruined.

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Aug 30, 2017
Migraines and progesterone
by: Joy

Hi Pam

You are in Menopause one of the many symptoms are headaches and migraines. They are a neurological disorder and range from moderate to very severe. Although the actual cause is unknown, it would appear that they are related to hormones in many women. Women suffer from them 3 times more than men. Boys and girls going through puberty suffer the same which again, suggests that it is hormone related.

Unless you are supplementing with a good organic progesterone cream, you would be suffering from Estrogen Dominance, excess estrogen also causes them.

Although botox is 'supposed' to help them, one of the side effects are headaches. I find this most odd. The other side effects are worrying too. Clearly they are not helping you as you are still experiencing them, I doubt if they will ever help. Interestingly enough Gabapentin also causes headaches as well as nausea and pains. It is also addictive. The side effects of Rizatriptan are also a concern. So really I am not surprised that you are battling.

May I suggest that you try Natpro Progesterone Cream as it will help to balance your hormones. If you are on HRT this will also add to you symptoms. All drug based HRT has a potential to cause harm. From personal experience and from others who have tried, rubbing Natpro at the back on the neck and up the temples does help as it is an excellent anti-inflammatory.

Do you know what your Vitamin D3 level is? A deficiency reduces the benefits of progesterone which you are very low in right now. It is also connected to every single functioning cell in our bodies making it vital. Co-factors are needed.

Please read the following pages and the references and consider trying progesterone therapy, many have found great relief for their headaches and migraines when progesterone is used.

Estrogen Dominance -

How to use Progesterone Cream -

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