As if mood swings and hot flashes weren’t enough to deal with, the last thing a woman in menopause wants is an excruciating migraine headache. Migraines are often driven by intense fluctuations of hormones, notes Marla Ahlgrimm. Here, the longtime pharmacist discusses some of the medical solutions that may help deal with this issue
Q: What are the most troublesome symptoms associated with migraine headaches?
Marla Ahlgrimm: Migraines are generally marked by sensitivity to noise and light, vomiting, nausea and painful throbbing near the temples. As with most medical matters, an appointment with a primary care physician should be the first course of action when experiencing a migraine for the first time. Continue reading