Estrogen-withdrawal migraine. II. Attempted prophylaxis by continuous estradiol administration.

Abstract

Prophylaxis of menstrual migraine was attempted in five women, using estradiol implants. The treatment was successful in suppressing ovulation and in producing high, although fluctuating, levels of estradiol in the plasma. Clinically this was associated with severe menstrual disturbance. The regular periodicity of the headaches was lost, but clinical… (More)

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@article{Somerville1975EstrogenwithdrawalMI, title={Estrogen-withdrawal migraine. II. Attempted prophylaxis by continuous estradiol administration.}, author={Beth Somerville}, journal={Neurology}, year={1975}, volume={25 3}, pages={245-50} }