Posted by: Thabo | 2009/01/26

Headaches during pregnancy

My girlfriend is 6-7 weeks preganant now, and I am so happy. I love her mor everyday.
What concerns me though, the fact that since the last 4 weeks she has been complaining about this severe headaches she has been having. I checked with few family members, and one also confirmed to me that, she also had headaches during her pregnancy.
I guess my questions are:
1. how long does these headaches last?
2. what medication can one take?
3. what precautions must one take?
4. help us to understand these more.

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1. The headaches can last throughout pregnancy.
2. She can take panado
3. There are no precautions necessary.
4. Changes in blood flow in pregnancy often cause these headaches. They are common.

Best wishes

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