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Treating Migraines: How Women Are Harmed by Gendered Medical Language

I’ve gotten incapacitating headaches since I was a kid.


Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health,

Pain and Profits: The History of the Headache and its Remedies in America,

Sex Rolesheshe,

Rachel Mabe is at work on a book about the existential agonies of growing up female in America. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Paris Review, The Washington Post, and others. Read more at