About 75% of all migraine sufferers are women. Although the incidence of migraine is similar for boys and girls during childhood, it increases in girls after puberty. Migraine most commonly affects women between the ages of 20 - 45.
Fluctuations of female hormones, such as estrogen and progesterone, appear to increase the risk for migraines and their severity in some women. About half of women with migraines report headaches associated with their menstrual cycle. For some...Read more
Full Question: I've had migraines for years-sometimes precipitated with aura and vision disturbances. In the most recent I had blurry... Read more »
What exactly is a patent foramen ovale (PFO)? Has it been known to cause stroke? If the PFO is repaired, what are the chances of recurring... Read more »
In the last few years, studies have been released about Migraine and stroke risk, and Migraine and cardiovascular disease in both women and men. To... Read more »
Review – “Migraine and Other Headaches” by William B. Young, MD, and Stephen D. Silberstein, MD Ranking 5 stars out of 5 We often discuss... Read more »