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Menstrual migraines

etiology, treatment, and relationship to premenstrual syndrome

Kornstein, Susan G.; Parker, Angelika J.

Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology: June 1997 - Volume 9 - Issue 3 - p 154–159
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Migraine headache is a common condition in women and frequently occurs in relation to the menstrual cycle. This article reviews the neuroendocrine etiology of menstrual migraine, its possible relationship to premenstrual syndrome, and recent developments in treatment strategies for these often refractory headaches.

Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA

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