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Anyone elses daughter suffer from migraines?

My daughter has been complaining of horrible headaches that make her nauseous and dizzy all week off and on. I figured it was due to her menstrual cycle but I think I am going to call her doc just to make sure. Anyone else have this issue?


Asked by jujubean1979200 at 8:22 AM on May. 22, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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  • I have had migraines since starting my mestrual cycle when I was 12. For me it is part stress and part hormones related. They make pills you can take for it, but nothing safe enough for me to try it.

    Answer by alphamom26 at 8:31 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • hmm yeah I don't like the idea of her being on pills that are not safe. I just remembered though that she has not been eating a lot of meant and the lack of iron in her system can cause it

    Comment by jujubean1979200 (original poster) at 8:32 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • i suffer from magraines for years ,i would suggest to get her eyes checked. i used to wear them just for t.v. and readin but now i wear them all the time .i do think it has helped me . i still get them but they are not as bad.some people say stay away from cheese, oranges .hope she finds what is causin them.

    Answer by caroline565 at 8:49 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • from age 4 til I was 15 I suffered and now my 10 year old is dealing with them, I feel so bad for her cause I know how bad they hurt,

    Answer by momto4girzls at 8:58 AM on May. 22, 2011

  • My son had terrible migraines as a child and even vomited when coming home from school. After his teen years, they seemed to leave him. I feel bad for your daugther as they can be extremely paintful.

    Answer by pjackson01 at 3:00 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • oh man! Yeah that is how she feels. I remember having to deal with them when I was about her age too I think. I read it was pretty common

    Comment by jujubean1979200 (original poster) at 5:30 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • My daughter and I both have hormonal migraines. We can actually track our cycles with them. And we both get auras before we get migraines. Does she track her cycles? My daughter puts her start date in a calendar every month, she also started putting her migraines on her calendar and that's when we found her co-relation between the two. We both found success with imitrex followed by one tablet of naproxen sodium (aleve). (This "cocktail" is the same meds as in treximex)..

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:18 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • My daughter had them. Make sure she's drinking plenty and getting enough sleep.

    Answer by KamiB79 at 10:04 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • Not my daughter but I do!

    Answer by DomsMama07 at 10:29 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • me my sis whos 15 and mom all get and my sis were/are both medicaded for them..i cant take mine since im prego again but they dont know what causes my sis migrains..i tried everything drinking tons of water sleeping in nothing workd i had one for 2weeks once...maybe its stress thats y my mom gets them

    Answer by rachel216 at 12:01 AM on May. 24, 2011