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

Perimenopause

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 Headaches

What does the video Migraine Headaches explain?

In the International Menopause Society’s Videos and Podcasts: Interview Series produced in June 2021, the video Migraine Headache explains:

Migraine Treatment Options

What does the video The Latest Treatment Options for Migraines explain?

In Video Series-2020, the NAMS’s The Latest Treatment Options for Migraines explains:

Menopause HeadachesHeadache and Migraine Diary

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Last Updated: 20 June 2021 – Last Revised: 12 March 2020
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