UC part of major study that busts a migraine myth: They don’t get better with menopause

CINCINNATI — A recent study suggests increased migraines tend to be a bigger headache for aging women than previously believed. Research conducted by the UC Neuroscience Institute, Montefiore Headache Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Vedanta Research revealed a 60 to 70 percent increase in high-frequency headaches among women both approaching and in menopause who already experienced migraines. Findings were just published online in “Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain,” a publication of the American Headache Society. According to study lead author Vincent Martin, University of Cincinnati professor of internal medicine and co-director of the Headache and Facial Pain Program at the UC Neuroscience Institute, findings contradict current health beliefs that suggest migraines in women decrease during menopause. About 27 million, or 18 percent, of women in…


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