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How can exercise effect migraines?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Exercise & migraines

Vigorous exercise may trigger migraines due to sudden increase in oxygen demand, drop in blood sugar &/or dehydration from poor intake before exercise, sore muscles from strenuous exercise done infrequently, head injury.
Studies have shown, however, that moderate exercise can reduce the number & severity of attacks & regular exercise may prevent migraines.

In brief: Exercise & migraines

Vigorous exercise may trigger migraines due to sudden increase in oxygen demand, drop in blood sugar &/or dehydration from poor intake before exercise, sore muscles from strenuous exercise done infrequently, head injury.
Studies have shown, however, that moderate exercise can reduce the number & severity of attacks & regular exercise may prevent migraines.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Michael Stern
Dentistry

In brief: Better or worse

Whole body exercise that raises the pulse could actually relieve a headache as increased blood circulation carries away muscle toxins.
But exercise that mainly involves muscles in pain or spasm could make things worse. Depends.

In brief: Better or worse

Whole body exercise that raises the pulse could actually relieve a headache as increased blood circulation carries away muscle toxins.
But exercise that mainly involves muscles in pain or spasm could make things worse. Depends.
Dr. Michael Stern
Dr. Michael Stern
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