whether it's okay for women with migraine headaches to use combined oral contraceptives

There's more debate about whether it's okay for women with migraine headaches to use combined oral contraceptives.

Guidelines recommend avoiding combo OCs in all women who have migraine WITH aura...and women over 35 with migraine WITHOUT aura.

This is due to concerns about increasing stroke risk...especially with the older, higher-dose estrogen pills.

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