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2022 Jun 08

Neurol Sci

Sex and gender differences in migraines: a narrative review.


Rossi M F, Tumminello A, Marconi M, Gualano M R, Santoro P E, Malorni W, Moscato U
Neurol Sci. 2022 Jun 08.
PMID: 35676560.


Gender medicine is a new medical approach aimed at the study of the differences between women and men in terms of prevention, diagnosis, and the outcome of all diseases. Migraines are among these. They represent the most common neurological illness; they are most prevalent in adults between 20 and 50 years of age and are three to four times more frequent in woman than in men. Affecting people in working age, migraines are a problem that strongly impacts the psychophysical health and productivity of workers, regardless of the specific job task they have.