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5/18/11 7:11 P

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Ohhh, I feel for you! emoticon I, too suggest a food diary. What our bodies are able to handle changes.

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5/17/11 11:54 P

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I used to get horrible migraines! Started at age 16. I am now 52 and I noticed as I went thru menopause they got less severe. Now I get what I think are regular people headaches. I take some Tylenol and they go away. My life is so much better!

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5/17/11 8:33 P

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I used to suffer from migraines terribly. I started keeping a food diary to see if something I was eating was a trigger. Weird but 2 things I absolutely cannot have are dark chocolate, and rice cakes! Every time I would have either one, within a few hours the migraines started.. Hope you find some relief soon!

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5/17/11 6:16 P

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I am soooooo sorry to hear about your migraines. I used to get them the day before or 1st day of my period. That has changed now that my periods are farther apart. (Yes, I was still regular at 50) I did not notice mine getting worse as I started menopause and I have stopped the day before stuff but still do get migraines. They just seem more random.

Mine were never as bad as you describe. I do take Midrin (Migrex) and phenergan when I get them. These are older meds but the newer ones didn't seem to help any better.

I pray you will get better.

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5/17/11 3:41 P

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I'll be 50 next month and still having regular monthlies. Regular has changed in the past year, going from every 28 days to 30 or even 32 days. Last month I had no real tell tale signs of ovulation, but I got my period anyway. This month, I've ovulated without a doubt.

The last couple months, about 4 days into my period, I've had some of the worst migraines I've had, lasting 5 days and then one that was 6 days. I've had numerous tests in the past, and am receiving ongoing treatment for migraines with P.T., triptans, midrin, I take a betablocker and now I've added percocet to the arsenal (that didn't even help much last time-it took almost a full week to recover) At my doctor's recommendation I've tried Estroven consistently, but it didn't seem to make much difference. In fact it seemed like I was more moody, more bloated and more emotional although I didn't have any night sweats or hot flashes. I've been on a gluten free diet for a year and that seems to help, but after this last couple months I'm trying a low tyramine diet as well. I try to exercise regularly, but when I spend a whole week nearly out of commission it really messes things up. In between I feel great.

Wondering if anyone felt that migraines were worse close to menopause. Did they change? Did the absence of a monthly period, mean the end of the migraines?

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