Natural Treatment of Menstrual or Hormonal Migraines

menstrual migrainesSuffering from menstrual or hormonal migraines?

Here are some easy ways to treat them and six things you need to know.

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The Role of Histamine and Mast Cells in PMS and PMDD

mast cells histamine PMDDHere’s something important about PMS or PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder): At least some of the time it’s caused or worsened by mast cell activation and histamine.

Histamine is an inflammatory compound as well as a neurotransmitter. That’s why histamine can cause both allergy-type symptoms such as hives and nasal congestion as well as mood symptoms such as anxiety. Histamine can also cause headaches, fatigue, brain fog, insomnia, and breast tenderness — all the typical symptoms of PMS.

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Rescue Prescription for Menopause and Perimenopause

rescue for perimenopausePerimenopause is the two to twelve years before menopause. It can cause symptoms such as heavy periods, mood swings, insomnia, and night sweats.

They’re not nice symptoms, but fortunately, they can be relieved by some pretty simply treatment including magnesium, natural progesterone, and sometimes estrogen.

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How to Survive the Great Progesterone Crash of Perimenopause

perimenopause and stressIn your forties, you may find you don’t cope as well with stress. It happens because losing progesterone during perimenopause can destabilize the HPA axis or stress response system.

This recalibration of the nervous system is why perimenopause is associated with an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and insomnia.

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