PREGNANT with HEADACHE, Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack
Pregnancy is a happy time for every woman. This is why it should be free
from worries and complications. Let's see how migraine complicate course
of pregnancy and possible natural treatments.
WHAT are they the MECHANISMS underlying Migraine in Pregnancy
There are many mechanisms that come into play in migraine during pregnancy.
They are represented by an increase in fibrinogen that begins at onset of pregnancy,
is accentuated in third trimester and in first weeks after childbirth. It predisposes to
Then, there is an increase in reactive oxygen species (free radicals),
which also involve the newborn, especially if preterm (birth whose labor takes place
between 22nd week and complete 37th week of gestation). These mechanisms
become more aggressive if predisposing conditions exist (e.g. if already suffer from
What are the RISKS associated in Pregnancy Migraine
One of these is migraine. In fact, a recent study by the Department of
Neurology at Wake Forest University in the USA
(https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25304764 ) shows that
women who suffer from migraines, or headaches in general, are more
exposed to risk of preeclampsia (one of pregnancy's hypertensive diseases).
This is linked to a 17-fold increased risk of stroke and with a four-fold
increase in risk of acute myocardial infarction.
Migraine also causes an increase in risk of maternal stroke in the perinatal
period (period between 28th week of gestation and 28th day after the birth
HOW it is TREATED the Pregnancy Migraine in the TRADITIONAL way
Migraine sufferers can make use of the drugs that are usually used in this disease,
is pregnant, using these drugs can be dangerous and then contraindicated for
What, then, can be solution to this problem? It exists and is a natural cure for
pregnancy headache. Indeed, a natural cure would be desirable in all people suffering
from this pathology.
However, whether for lack of time, inattention or other reasons, drugs
we mentioned are used, sometimes underestimating consequences that can be had
over time. They are represented by damage to stomach, vascular system, kidneys
WHAT NATURAL CARE for Migraine in Pregnancy
Then, natural cure for migraine is possible and necessary thanks to action of
phytotherapeutic substances such as Rhodiola rosea and Vitis vinifera. They have anti
free radicals, anti-inflammatory, antiplatelet action, nourishing blood vessel wall.
Together with other natural substances, such as flavoproteins and coenzymes, they
contribute effectively and not harmful to the restoration of metabolism. All this leads
to the rebalancing of an altered body environment and to a reinstatement of the
immune system normal functions.