Hormones and Migraine
Migraine disproportionately affects women, in part due to hormones. In this section, we break down the relationship between changes in hormone levels and headache disorders as they relate to oral contraceptives, pregnancy and more. From menstruation to menopause, learn more about treatment options and how to answer questions about new symptoms and concerns as patients enter different phases of life.
News & Articles
Hot Topics: Oral Contraceptives and Migraine | AHS
Migraine and Contraceptives | American Headache Society
Migraine and Pregnancy: How Hormones Affect Head Pain | AMF
Impact of Pregnancy and Migraine | American Migraine Foundation
Migraine Through A Woman’s Life | American Migraine Foundation
Oral Contraceptives and Migraine | American Migraine Foundation
Migraine in Transgender People | American Migraine Foundation
New Moms & Migraine: Understanding Pospartum Headache | AMF
Understanding the Migraine Gender Gap | American Migraine Foundation
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