Women are more prone to immune-related diseases like allergies and irritable bowel syndrome. But this may be due to the fact that they have super-strong immune systems.
One stock history of medicine tale is that trepanning is one of the most ancient treatments for migraines.
A thousand years of historical sources make it clear that migraine is more than just a headache.
Many adults who have a lifelong problem with migraines first experience them in childhood or adolescence.
Research has found a link between experiencing migraine headaches in adulthood and experiencing emotional abuse in childhood. So how strong is the link?