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    Fighting and Avoiding Migraine Triggers
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    Chris_WebMD_Staff posted:
    From the Migraine and Headache Center

    The best way to manage migraine headaches is to avoid them. And to avoid them, you need to know what things (or triggers) bring them on. By finding and avoiding your triggers, you can limit how often you get migraines and how bad they are.
    Try to avoid as many triggers as you can. Triggers add up, so the fewer you have at one time, the better your chance of preventing a migraine.
    To manage your migraines:
    • Use a headache diary to find your migraine triggers.
    • Make sure you sleep, exercise, and eat on a regular schedule.
    • Don't eat foods that are likely to trigger a migraine.
    • Manage stress .
    • Avoid smoking and secondhand smoke .
    Click on the link above for more!
    Chrissy~

    Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
          -William Ellery Channing
     
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    Leslieop45 responded:
    I absolutely agree with stress as one of the biggest triggers of migraine. To share my own experience, sunlight, especially at noon time when it might be considered as very unhealthful, is also a big trigger to most of my migraine; therefore, I always make sure my nape is covert perfectly and furthermore avoiding "sunlight" at any time, any ways.


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