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Through personal stories and interviews with experts, we expose the true scope of migraine by exploring symptoms, treatments, research topics and more.

Formerly known as Shades of Migraine.


Aug 12, 2019

This extended episode features three lectures on the relationship between hormones and migraine. First, Dr. Julie Roth, a women’s neurologist provides an overview of the differences in migraine manifestation in men vs. women and an explanation on the cause of these differences. In section two, neurologist Dr. Amy Hessler discusses menstrual migraine. She explains the timing of migraine during the menstrual cycle and an assessment of current treatment options for menstrual migraine. Lastly, Dr. Renee Eger, an OB-GYN, summarizes contraceptive options and hormonal management for premenopausal women with migraine including risks and benefits.

This podcast is sponsored in part by Amgen/Novartis and
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