Completely updated and revised, this edition of Migraine in Women explores the links between migraine and hormonal changes and the effective management in various stages of life. The book outlines the effects of menstruation, pregnancy, contraception, the menopause and HRT on migraine, reviews the mechanisms involved, and provides practical advice on treatment. The author defines the types of migraines, who gets them, and their clinical diagnosis. She discusses acute and prophylactic treatment and supplies an overview for managing migraines. The book includes the International Headache Society diagnostic criteria.