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Most migraine sufferers avoid alcohol, as it can trigger severe headaches

A migraine is a headache accompanied by a severe throbbing or pulsing sensation on one side of the head.  Some individuals also experience aura such as flashes of light or wavy vision. People often report feeling nauseous and sensitive to light and sound during a migraine attack.  Both the frequency and severity of the migraines […]

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How does food play a role in triggering migraines?

Why does food cause headaches? The exact cause for migraines isn’t yet known. But doctors agree that brief changes in your brain activity bring them on. These affect your blood vessels and nerve signals as well. The result: throbbing head pain that can sometimes last for days. Many things can cause migraines, like medicine you […]

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Migraine interlinked with increased risk of developing heart disease  

Migraine sufferers might have to worry about more than just dealing with debilitating headaches. Patients could also face an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, blood clots and irregular heart rates, a new study suggests. The risk to heart health appears to be strongest in the first year after diagnosis of migraine, but persists for […]

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