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Are migraine headaches more common in women than men?

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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry

In brief: Yes

Women are far more likely to experience migraine headaches than men.
They can be associated with menstruation.

In brief: Yes

Women are far more likely to experience migraine headaches than men.
They can be associated with menstruation.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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