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I am just about going insane with all these migraines I am getting. They've just become more of a problem now that I am pregnant because I can't take anything for them.<br><br>
Has anyone done chiropractic care to get rid of migraines? What were your experiences like?<br><br>
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I went through a bout of daily horrible migraines when I was about 16 weeks pregnant. I ended up seeing a chiropractor for the first time in my life because I literally could not function to take care of my dd <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> After 2 adjustments I felt WAY better and I've been going ever since. I've only had 2 migraines the rest of pregnancy since then and they were much milder. I highly recommend finding a good chiropractor! I don't just go for my migraines now either, I feel like it really helps with all the normal aches and pains of pregnancy (well at this point nothing really helps for long though <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> ) as well as making sure that the baby gets in the right position for an easier labor.
 

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Yes!!! I recently went thru a series of sessions with my chiro specifically to address that. The headaches were starting up again (I seem to have no migraines during pregnancy and while nursing a lot, but ds is near weaning) - after one bad one, I said I am not going through this pain anymore, and dug into my savings to see the chiro. It has been worth it, for sure. Turns out I have some chronic maladjustments in my neck that the chiro is stabilizing. While my headaches do seem to have a hormonal component, eliminating the huge "trigger" of my neck being out has helped tremendously. It has also helped the aches that I have in my shoulder and hip.<br><br>
Another benefit of the chiro treatment is that I now feel much better exercising, since I am not worried it is going to trigger a migraine by stressing my neck. Before, even doing simple exercises like push-ups or sit-ups could trigger a week's worth of migraines. Now I'm getting back in shape! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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Before my last pregnancy, I used to get migraines about once a week. During my pregnancy I actually didn't have any. Then after dd's birth they started coming back again. That's when I started seeing a chiropractor about every two weeks and it has helped immensely. I still get a migraine right before AF, but it's not nearly as bad. I also feel much better all around. My dd also gets adjusted and she's remained so healthy.
 

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The chiro care cured my migraines. What a big help it was. I didn't take any type of pain releif at ALL during either of my pregnancies. The chiro care was an absolute blessing.
 
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