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What Are The Causes Of A Migraine
Not really: What creates a migraine is still not understood, although evidence is pointing to altered blood flow in the brain as the probable culprit. What causes this altered blood flow is even less understood, as many forms of migraine exist, and many many triggers for migraines have been noted. Each person has a different set of triggers and symptoms. This is what makes migraines so difficult to treat. ...Read more
Not known: There is a genetic predisposition for migraines. There are predisposing factors which make a person prone to suffer migraines more likely to have one; these include stress, fatigue dehydration. Certain strong sensory stimulus, like flashing lights,f can trigger a migraine. For more info see: http://understandingmigraine.blogspot.com/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the causes of my migraine? They last several minutes. I also almost threw up. What's the cause of this?
Migraine triggers: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack. In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. These triggers include vasoactive substances such as cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing monosodium glutamate (msg), nitrates, or tyramine, and aspartame, a sugar substitute used in equal. Rec. See an orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
What could be causing headaches and migraines almost everyday? I'm 27 years old and don't smoke, drink alcohol or drink coffee.
Response to stress: Migraine is the way the body reacts to a stress state. It is a familial trait that is very common. Often triggered by the onset of puberty or by head injury or allergic reactions. Hormone sensitive in women, occasion triggers include certain foods and wine. Life long risk but manageable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not Eating: Hypoglycemia means low blood glucose (sugar). It happens when you have not eaten for awhile or in diabetics who have taken too much insulin. Food gives your body energy. Energy comes from glucose in food. When you haven't eaten, your glucose levels drop & you no longer have energy for your body to work properly. Your brain always needs glucose to function & you can get migraines if do not have it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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