• Migraine Attacks Can Increase Following Stress “Let-down”

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    Migraine headaches often begin in childhood, adolescence or early adulthood. Migraines may progress through four stages, including prodrome, aura, headache and postdrome, though you may not experience all the stages.

    Natural Health News — If you’ve ever developed a cold or some other health niggle the moment you stopped rushing around and took a break, you’ll appreciate the findings of a new study into migraines.

    Stress has long been believed to be a common headache trigger. But in this small study, published online in the journal Neurology, researchers from the Montefiore Headache Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, found that relaxation following heightened stress was an even more significant trigger for migraine attacks.

    Over a period of 3 months the used an electronic daily diary to monitor the general levels of well being of 17 participants. Each day participants recorded information about migraine attacks, two types of stress ratings and common migraine triggers, such as hours of sleep, certain foods, drinks and alcohol consumed, and menstrual cycle. They also recorded their mood each day, including feeling happy, …

    Migraine headaches are often undiagnosed and untreated. If you regularly experience signs and symptoms of migraine attacks, keep a record of your attacks and how you treated them. Then make an appointment with your doctor to discuss your headaches. Even if you have a history of headaches, see your doctor if the pattern changes or your headaches suddenly feel different.

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