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Could Your Headaches Be Caused by Hormones?


Published August 11, 2016

Woman suffering from a migraine headache

Many people don’t end up getting a diagnosis for their migraine headaches, instead suffering in pain for years. On top of that, migraines, especially those without an actual headache as a symptom, are often misdiagnosed. Migraines are more than just headaches. Besides debilitating pain, migraine symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, sensory distortions, and marked sensitivity to light, sound, and smell. They can last hours or even days. Causes of migraine pain are not fully understood, but researchers continue to find clues. A recent study looked at the well-known link between estrogen and migraines. Many women report changes in pain and frequency in their migraine pain around menopause and at the onset of their monthly period. And for these women and others, their migraine pain may have hormonal roots. Regular fluctuations in estrogen could be the reason why women tend to be much more likely to experience migraines than men—and this knowledge could offer new hope for relief.… Read More

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