Menopause, Migraine, and Hormone Therapy [transcript][audio]

Guest: Dr. Jelena Pavlovic

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Dr. Jelena Pavlović is a practicing Neurologist and Headache Specialist at the Montefiore Headache Center and is an Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY.  Dr. Pavlović is also a physician-scientist who holds a PhD in Molecular Medicine. Her research interests broadly focus on hormonal regulation of migraine in women and specifically she aims to answer the question of how hormonal fluctuations affect migraine symptoms during the menstrual cycle and across the transition to menopause. Dr. Pavlović is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Headache Society (AHS), and the International Headache Society (IHS). She has published extensively on the topic of migraine in women and is funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Aging (NIH/NIA) to conduct research on this topic.

 Segment Overview: Dr. Jelena Pavlovic, a presenter at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting (Oct 2017), a practicing Neurologist and Headache Specialist at the Montefiore Headache Center and a physician-scientist who holds a PhD in Molecular Medicine discusses her presentation on a study that she is lead author on linking migraines, heart disease, and hormones.

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