• Migraines in Women

    One year ago - By Modern Medicine

    Headache is among the most common neurological conditions with a current worldwide prevalence in the general population of 47%. 1 The Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 ranks headache disorders (migraine, tension type headache, and medication overuse headache) as the third leading cause of life lost to disability worldwide in the 15- to-49 age group. 2 Women have more frequent headaches, in part because of the higher prevalence of migraines in them compared to men . 3 Hormonal fluctuations during adolescence, pregnancy, and menopause, as well as use of oral contraceptive pills and...
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