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A 35-year-old member asked:

Are migraine headaches more common in women than men?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: About 75% of migraineurs (people who have migraine headaches) are women. That means 3 out of 4 migraineurs are women. Before puberty, more boys than girls get migraine headaches. After puberty, more girls have migraines than boys do.
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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry 41 years experience
Yes: Women are far more likely to experience migraine headaches than men. They can be associated with menstruation.
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