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Migraine: navigating the hormonal minefield


Migraine affects 959 million people worldwide,1 with the highest prevalence being in women of childbearing age. The interplay between female hormones and migraine can be a challenging area to navigate since issues relating to pregnancy, contraception and the menopause are often out of the neurology comfort zone. This review aims to help the neurologist to manage women with migraine, from menarche to menopause.

  • migraine
  • hormone
  • oestrogen
  • pregnancy
  • menstrual
  • contraception
  • menopause

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