Menopause or perimenopause can result in the pattern of a woman’s headaches or migraines, changing. New treatment options may be available.


Is there an association between perimenopause, headaches and migraines?

In Menopause FAQs: Understanding the Symptoms – Q. I’ve been having headaches lately. Is this a symptom of menopause? the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) elaborate on:

“A. Studies suggest that hormones may play a role in headaches. Women at increased risk for hormonal headaches during perimenopause are those who have already had headaches influenced by hormones, such as those with a history of headaches around their menstrual periods (so-called menstrual migraines) or when taking oral contraceptives”.

Migraine Treatment Options

What does the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) explain about the latest treatment options for migraines?

North American Menopause SocietyIn Video Series-2020, the NAMS’s The Latest Treatment Options for Migraines explains:

Migraines, Menopause, MHT

What does the video on the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH) website explain about headaches, migraines and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)?

In Migraine, Menopause and MHT, on the JH’s website, the video Migraine, Menopause and MHT explains:

Menopause HeadachesHeadache and Migraine Diary

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Last Updated: 19 July 2020 – Last Revised: 12 March 2020
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