Hormone replacement therapy and headache prevalence in postmenopausal women. The Head-HUNT study.

@article{Aegidius2007HormoneRT,
  title={Hormone replacement therapy and headache prevalence in postmenopausal women. The Head-HUNT study.},
  author={Karen Aegidius and J A Zwart and Knut Hagen and Berit Schei and Lars Stovner},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={73-8}
}
Conflicting evidence exists whether hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a risk factor for headache. The aim of the study was to examine the prevalence of headache and migraine amongst postmenopausal women using HRT. In the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study 1995-97 (HUNT 2), 18,323 (62%) out of 29,679 women aged 40 years or more responded to headache questions (Head-HUNT). Amongst the 6007 postmenopausal women, 5507 (92%) responded to questions regarding use of HRT (2375 used or had used it) and… CONTINUE READING