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Migraines in Women: Hormones, Headaches and Life

          A few months ago one of my patients asked me for painkillers “just to have in my purse, for my period”. I thought she meant cramps but she surprised me: “Migraine, almost always around menstruation”. A minute later, she was going on to the next topic but at the back of my mind, in the “interesting” section, questions started piling up about the connection between menstruation and migraine. And, after a few days, I found the time to read a little bit about the topic. I’m sorry, did I say “a little bit”? It was so interesting that one article led to another and the enthusiasm led me to this post – I just had to let you know 🙂

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