During the time of the menstrual cycle, there many things that can trouble a woman. These things include the bloating, cramps, back pain, indigestion etc. However, there is one more thing that bothers a lot of women is the problem of a menstrual migraine. The condition of a migraine leads to a severe headache, and this condition can be triggered by many things like noise, bright light, certain smells etc. But the condition of a menstrual migraine as the name suggests has a direct link to the periods. It may be due to the hormonal imbalance or changes during the periods. So, let’s find out more about it. (Also read: What are the signs of a healthy vagina)
What are the causes of a menstrual migraine?
It is a matter of common knowledge that hormonal change occurs in the body due to period. These changes include the low levels of the oestrogen hormone (the hormone responsible for the development and maintenance of female characters of the body) and the release of prostaglandin (a group of lipids made at sites of tissue damage for healing). These things lead to the condition of a menstrual migraine. The adversity of pain and the time period is different for every woman. It is not possible to predict it. (Also read: What are the foods that boost the fertility in women)
How to deal with a menstrual migraine?
It is important to understand that this condition is unique to every lady, so if you feel that it is really painful for you, then get a doctor’s or gynaecologist’s opinion for the same. Only then you will find the right way to deal with it. The things that can help are
- Eat a healthy diet
Your diet affects your health in many ways. So, make sure you have a healthy diet while you are menstruating.
- Stay away from the stress
Stress is the ultimate trigger for a migraine. So, find a way to get balance in life.
Mediation will help to relax your mind. So, if you are dealing with a menstrual migraine then, it will be good for you. (Also read: What You Need to Know About Vaginal Health at Every Age)