Why migraines are common among woman?
16 Feb

Why migraines are common among woman?

A Migraine is a primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe.Migraines are believed to be due to a mixture of environmental and genetic factors.

Here are the symptoms of a migraine that are common among them:-

·         Sensitivity to light, sound, and smells

·         Nausea and vomiting

·         Dizziness

·         Vision disturbances

·         Pulsing sensation.

In the case of a migraine, women are more vulnerable to migraines than men and here is the no. of factors that affect such as:-

·         Hormone fluctuation.

·         Different brain patterns.

·         Enhanced sensitivity

·         Childhood neglect and abuse.


Females are more vulnerable to certain stress-related and allergic diseases such as migraines because of distinct differences found in mast cells, a type of white blood cell that is part of the immune system.

Mast cells are an important category of immune cells because they play a key role in stress-related health issues that are typically more common in women such as allergic disorders, auto-immune diseases, migraines and irritable bowel syndrome.


Reasons why a migraine triggers more in women:-

·         Stress.

·         Lack of Sleep or Jet Lag.

·         Food Additives.

·         Dehydration

·         Highly Caffeinated Beverages.

·         Medication Overuse.

·         Alcohol.

·         Odd or Strong Smells.

·         Bright Lights and Loud Sounds.

·         Medications.

·         Changes in Weather.

·         Hormones.

·         Physical Activity.

·         Foods.


Here is why migraines are the more common in woman then men because of no. of reasons and factors.

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