Progesterone and headache

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Jane37
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Progesterone and headache

Post by Jane37 » Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:07 am

I started taking progesterone yesterday and today I have a headache. I don't usually suffer from headaches and I wonder of it is the progesterone causing it.
Anyone else had headaches from progesterone? What did your doc say if you did?
Jane
Me - 38, DH - 40
Mar 07-laparosopy, tubes unblocked
Jul 07-IUI BFN
Aug 07-IUI cancelled
Sep 07-natural BFP

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Natalie Anne
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Post by Natalie Anne » Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:21 am

Hi

headaches are a really common side effect of taking progesterone. Lots of women on the mini pill (progesterone only) end up coming off it because of the headaches but they are on it for contraceptive reasons and have a choice! It's one of the many things we have to put up with.

But it will all be worth it if it works. I have been told it is ok to take paracetomol but i have found that it has no effect on these particular headaches so i just have a lie down with one of those cool gel sheets on my forehead.

Hope you feel better soon.
Natalie
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9 failed attempts using thawed, surgically retrieved sperm.
2 year break and vasectomy reversal for dh.
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Jane37
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Post by Jane37 » Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:07 pm

Hi Natalie,
Thanks for the tip. I don't want to take any painkillers just in case.
I am quite amazed that two little pills a day can turn you into a bloated, starving, wicked witch of the west!!
I see that you have an ET next week. GOOD LUCK
Jane
Me - 38, DH - 40
Mar 07-laparosopy, tubes unblocked
Jul 07-IUI BFN
Aug 07-IUI cancelled
Sep 07-natural BFP

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