I have a history of migraine headache starting at the age of 12 and I am now 40. I feel that my headaches are related to my menstrual cycle. I have tried many drugs, exercise and diets. Has there been
research on hysterectomy as cure? Stephanie.
Don't do it! There is no "cure" for any type of Migraine. There are effective treatments, but no cure.
Hormone fluctuations are a common Migraine trigger for women, but a hysterectomy is a huge gamble. It could make things better, make things worse, or make no difference at all. The same thing is true of oral contraceptives and other hormonal treatments.
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