Migraine several days after period

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about 1-2 weeks after my period ends, i always get horrible migraines. i read that mentrual migraines are only before, during, or immediately after your period and they dont have an aura.

My migraines always have a strong aura and leave me half blind and numb and my hands with severe pain in my neck and around my eyes

the only other times i get a migraine is when im pregnant.

any ideas on why i get a migraines so late after my period?

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    Elizakinn,

    I'm sorry that I don't have an answer as to why you get your migraines a week or so after your period. I have suffered from menstrual migraines for 7/8 years. They were always a day before or the first day of my period. Two months ago, I had my first migraine with aura. Holy moley, it scared the wits out of me. I never even heard of an aura before, so I was absolutely terrified. I swear I have PTSD. I am so afraid of it happening again. Weirdly, it happened on the third day of a particularly heavy period.

    Perhaps your migraines are tied to ovulation? Have you tracked your cycle? I use the Clue app and it is awesome.

    Do your auras scare you?

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