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Was your blood and hormonal work up normal?
What is your age?
Your symptoms are suggestive of hormonal issue. The most likely causes are thyroid and prolactin disorder. You may consider asking your doctor to get the following work up;
1) Thyroid function tests.
Meanwhile increase your fluid intake. If you do not feel like voiding in next 4-6 hours, you may need to go emergency room for evaluation of the kidney function tests.
There are two types of medications used for the treatment of migraine;
1) To abort the attack
2) To prevent the headache
Valproic acid, gabapentin
Calcium channel blockers
Beta-blockers, tricyclic antidepressants
There are dietary triggers known which should be avoided. Common triggers are
b) aged cheeses and meats,
c) wine and beer
d) citrus fruits.
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Yes exactly, prolactin is the likely culprit here.
Your doctor should also get an MRI of the brain to look for the pituitary gland abnormality which secrete prolactin. A microadenoma (small enlargement) of the pituitary can cause headache and prolactin increase. These would need medication called Cabergoline for 3-6 months.
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