Migraine as a withdrawal symptom
Research suggests that some women may suffer migraines because of sudden changes in estrogen levels.
There's a big gender gap when it comes to migraine headaches. Adult women are two to three times more likely to get migraines than men. Symptoms differ, too. Women are less likely than men to experience aura, the strange visual disturbances and other sensations that precede the painful part of a migraine. But they're more likely to report that their migraines lead to nausea and vomiting.