If you have never experienced a migraine, it can be extremely difficult to understand as it is so much more than just a headache. In fact, a migraine is not a headache at all. It is a neurological condition that includes a headache as one of its main symptoms. Oddly enough, a migraine is not always accompanied by a headache. Other symptoms that go along with migraines are:
Common Migraine Triggers
One thing that can help you have fewer migraines has to do with migraine triggers. These are different for each person, but finding out what your personal triggers are and avoiding them can help reduce migraine events. Here is a list of 14 possible triggers:
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An Underlying Cause For Migraines
Often the root cause of migraines can be linked back to a misalignment in the bones of the upper neck. This type of problem can cause the brainstem to send improper signals to the brain and hinder blood flow. Nerves can also be irritated by this misalignment.
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