Hormones and Migraine
Many women find that hormone fluctuations trigger migraine episodes.
If you know (or suspect) that you are one of these women, or have a friend
or loved one who might benefit, read on.
Madison Pharmacy Associates, Inc. offers a natural hormone replacement
program for pre-menopausal, menopausal and post-menopausal women. Saliva
samples are collected to measure five primary hormones - estriadol, progesterone,
testerone, DHEA and cortisol - as well as a urine test to measure deoxypyridinoline
for risk of bone loss. (All testing is done in the privacy of your own home.)
The pharmacist then works with your doctor to determine the appropriate
compounded prescription. After 30 days, tests are repeated to make sure
the dosage is correct. Repeat testing is recommended at least every six
months, or whenever you think your prescription needs to be adjusted.
Madison Pharmacy also offers progesterone supplements for women experiencing
PMS symptoms. Again, prescriptions are compounded to meet individual needs.
They use only natural substances, not the synthetic drugs used in conceptratives
(which frequently make migraines worse).
Madison Pharmacy also maintains a list of doctors who use natural hormone
therapy to treat PMS and menopause. Testing and prescriptions are covered
(at least partially) by many health insurance carriers.
If you know or suspect that hormone fluctuations trigger your migraines,
or if you simply want to moderate PMS or menopause symptoms, contact:
Madison Pharmacy Associates, Inc.
429 Gammon Place
P.O. Box 9641
Madison, WI 53715
National Women's Health Hotline 1-800-222-4767
Bajamar Women's HealthCare Pharmacy is devoted exclusively to compounding
prescription hormone products (progesterone, estradiol, estriol, estrone,
tri-estrogen, DHEA,, testosterone, pregnenolone). The hormones can be compounded
singly or in combination, and can be compounded as a sublingual tablet,
oral capsule or tablet, suppository, suspension, gel, cream or ointment
at the lowest prices in the nation. Bajamar Women's HealthCare Pharmacy
is one of only 2 pharmacies in the entire United States that have been allowed
to exhibit at ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists).
Bajamar Women's HealthCare Pharmacy
9609 Dielman Rock Island
St. Louis, MO 63132
314-997-3414 in St. Louis
(Information quoted from "Welcome to Power Surge", a home page
for menopausal women, website http://members.aol.com/dearest/index.html)
---Beth (Boston, MA) email@example.com
P.S. I am not an employee of Madison Pharmacy Associates, Inc. or Bajamar
Women's HealthCare Pharmacy and I have not been asked to promote their services
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