Dos and Don’t When You Suffer from Migraines
Migraines are so painful that many migraine sufferers try almost anything to prevent them. Most of the time, however, the actual cause is out of your control. Common causes include a family history of migraines, hormone fluctuations, and changing weather conditions. Read on to learn eight common mistakes people make and what you can do to manage migraines.
1. Avoiding Too Many Potential Trigger Foods
Many people with migraines go to great lengths to avoid foods believed to “trigger” headaches like alcohol, chocolate, and cheese. The reality is that research has not consistently found food to be a reliable trigger. Before eliminating a food from the diet, find out if it is a true headache-trigger for you. Keep a food diary to track how you feel after consuming certain foods. You may be surprised by what you find.