Relationship between sex hormones and migraine
Back ground: Migraine is a common chronic episodic disabling primary headache disorder with associated Symptoms. The neuroendocrinological alterations, disorders of the hypothalamic-hypophysial axis are believed to be implicated in the pathogenesis of primary headache syndromes
Objective: The aim is to determine the effect of sex hormones on migraine.
Patients and methods: Twenty seven adult patients with migraine and 20 controls were assessed for prolactin,testeron,,LH,FSH were tested with immunofluorometric assay.
Results: This study found that migraine is associated with elevated level of FSH, prolactin and testerone P= (<0.05), (<0.05) and (<0.05) respectively .however there was no significant association between LH levels and migraine P (>0,05).
Conclusion: There is a significant correlation between levels of hormones and migraine.
For all articles published in Journal of the Faculty of Medicine Baghdad, copyright is retained by the authors. Articles are licensed under an open access Creative Commons CC BY NC 4.0 license, meaning that anyone may download and read the paper for free. In addition, the article may be reused and quoted provided that the original published version is cited. These conditions allow for maximum use and exposure of the work, while ensuring that the authors receive proper rights.