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Hormonal therapies for menstrual migraine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19728965     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Menstrual-related migraine (MRM) affects the majority of female migraineurs, with menstrual-associated attacks reported to be more disabling, longer lasting, and less responsive to traditional treatments than nonmenstrual attacks. Emerging evidence suggests that minimizing or eliminating monthly declines in estrogen concentration may be effective in preventing MRM. This article gives a practical overview of current hormonal options, both contraceptive and noncontraceptive. Our intent is to help the reader better understand the differences in currently available formulations and how some of these agents may be utilized as hormonal preventives of MRM.
Authors:
Anne H Calhoun; Susan Hutchinson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current pain and headache reports     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1534-3081     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Pain Headache Rep     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100970666     Medline TA:  Curr Pain Headache Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  381-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Carolina Headache Institute, 103 Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA. calhouna@carolinaheadacheinstitute.com
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