Headache

20 July 2004

Do women get headaches more often than men do?

More women than men seek treatment for tension headaches. But that doesn't necessarily mean they suffer from these more frequently – it means they more readily seek treatment. Women get migraines more often than men do, but men are more prone to cluster headaches than women are

More women than men seek treatment for tension headaches. But that doesn't necessarily mean they suffer from these more frequently – it means they more readily seek treatment.

Women get migraines more often than men do, but men are more prone to cluster headaches than women are

 

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Dr Elliot Shevel - Founder and Medical Director - The Headache Clinic, (Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town) South Africa. The Headache Clinic is a multidisciplinary practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of Primary Headaches and Migraines. Dr Shevel is also the main author of all scientific publications generated by his team. Tertiary Education - Dr Shevel holds both Dental and Medical degrees, and practises as a specialist Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgeon.

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