Looking After The Future

Headaches for this mama

AF (Aunt Flo – menstruation/period) returned in April before DD (dear daughter) turned 18 months. Since then, I’ve noticed severe headaches that extend through the neck and shoulder (right side only) that generally make me feel sluggish and out of it. Advil provides only temporary relief. The more I think of it, they hit right before AF (Aunt Flo – menstruation/period) and occasionally before ovulation.
After consulting Dr. Google, I’ve seen menstrual migraines and postpartum migraines mentioned. Twenty months seems a long time to just now be getting headaches, and I never had migraines before. I’m not even sure it IS a migraine.
I’m seeing my GP next week for an unrelated matter and will ask her, but curious beforehand if any of you are having a similar experience.

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