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Blinding Headaches

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sianihedgehog Wed 28-Jan-15 15:13:21

Anyone else suffering constant splitting headache? I'm about 12 weeks and I've had a headache for most of the past week. I keep desperately trying to drink more liquids and stay hydrated (I seem to need about 3x as much liquid as usual) but the headaches just don't shift. I'm utterly bloody exhausted, too, and feeling like a fat pathetic useless blob at work, really really struggling to keep on top and remember everything I need to. sad

NickyEds Wed 28-Jan-15 15:41:43

Give your mw a call. Constant splitting headaches were on my "list of things to tell her about" in my notes.

Babiecakes11 Wed 28-Jan-15 19:28:18

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scratchandsniff Wed 28-Jan-15 19:57:10

Hormonal headaches and excessive thirstiness are common in the first trimester but I would get checked out if they're constant.

hazel88 Wed 28-Jan-15 20:25:37

Sorry to hear you're feeling this way OP thanks

If all is fine by your Midwife and you're drinking plenty then try this, it worked MAGIC for me when I was getting migraines early on. Lye down in a quiet dark room (for me this was my living room with the curtains drawn and low lighting), lye down with your feet up and sip a pint or more of ice cold milk.

I don't know how but it worked wonders for me every time and it worked quickly!

Hope you feel better soon smile

Magtils Wed 28-Jan-15 20:39:06

I had this for the first 17 weeks of my 2nd pregnancy... Constant headache and very very thirsty. Headache much worse in the evening. Didn't have it at all with my first pregnancy so it took me by surprise. Mention it to your midwife as the others said. Mine was just associated with hormones and fatigue. Try and rest as much as possible, not easy if you already have a little one to run around after!

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