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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 13, 2019

In this episode, we hear more about the relationship between hormones and migraine over the course of a woman’s life. Neurologist, Dr. Janet Waters discusses migraine and other causes of headaches during pregnancy including medications used and their side effects. Dr. Mary Angela O’Neal continues by discussing the differential diagnosis of secondary headaches in the postpartum period, as well as migraine treatment options during lactation. Lastly, we hear from Dr. Marcie Richardson who explains the role of hormones in migraine during perimenopause and menopause, as well as the use of hormonal contraception to manage migraine in perimenopausal women.

This podcast is sponsored in part by Amgen/Novartis and
Alder BioPharmaceuticals.

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