migraines http://www.kplu.org en Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men http://www.kplu.org/post/why-women-suffer-more-migraines-men One in four women has had a migraine. And, it turns out, the debilitating headaches affect three times more women than men.<p>But why?<p>Decades ago, these headaches were attributed to women's inability to cope with stress, a sort of hysteria. Now experts are starting to figure out the factors that really make a difference.<p>Today scientists know a migraine is all in your head — but not in that old-fashioned sense. Migraines are biologically based, and they play themselves out as a wave of electrical activity traveling across the brain.<p>Dr. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 16:16:41 +0000 Patti Neighmond 4759 at http://www.kplu.org Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men