A 17-year-old female asked:
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why do i get headaches when i have my period?

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Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience Family Medicine
Hormones: Headaches in women, particularly migraines, have been related to changes in the levels of the female hormone estrogen during her menstrual cycle. Estrogen levels drop immediately before the start of your cycle. This could trigger your headaches.
Answered on Jun 24, 2015
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