Lesser Known Migraine Causes & Triggers

  Although there are many commonly known migraine causes and triggers such as stress, fatigue, alcohol, and specific foods, there some lesser known headache syndromes that you are probably not aware of. Here are some other headache syndromes that aren’t so common: Caffeine withdrawal headache: According to several studies, caffeine withdrawal has shown to be …

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Learning How to Avoid Migraine Triggers

              Knowing what triggers your migraines could help you control them or ease the symptoms. Some of the most common triggers include, red wine, stress, dehydration and skipping meals. Tracking your migraines, the symptoms and triggers could help you to avoid them. Keep a diary of your migraines and …

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Traumas in Childhood Linked to Migraines in Adulthood

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that adults are more likely to experience migraines if they were exposed to traumatic events as a child. The investigators used data from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey. Their analysis examined health information from 12,638 women and 10,358 men. The childhood traumas that the study linked …

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How to be a Migraine Caregiver

Over 30 million American experience painful migraines. For many migraine sufferers, the support and understanding of family members can make a world of difference. Here’s what every migraine caregiver should know: Migraines are more than bad headaches. Headaches are a nuisance, but migraines can be devastating. Learning how migraines affect your loved one is the …

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No Link between Migraine and Breast Cancer

Relief for millions of women suffering from migraines: researchers have confirmed there is no link between migraines and breast cancer. Lead researcher Rulla Tamimi, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, said, “There is no positive association, so there is no reason for concern, and there is no protective effect either.” Previous studies …

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Common Migraine Comorbidities

Comorbidities is a term used when two illnesses appear at a greater than coincidental rate in the general population. Researchers have identified common migraine comorbidities as depression, anxiety, stroke, irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy, and hypertension, which suggests at some level the illnesses are interrelated. To better understand the illness and receive optimal migraine care, identifying …

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