𝐒𝐮𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐦𝐢𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞❓
Tips to reduce headache 1. 𝐄𝐀𝐓 𝐖𝐈𝐒𝐄𝐋𝐘 – You should avoid chocolates, cheese, processed meat, and sweeteners as they all can trigger a headache. Foods containing caffeine (Coffee, Tea, etc.) and alcohol (Red Wine, etc.) should be avoided, or at least, limited. 2. 𝐀𝐕𝐎𝐈𝐃 𝐋𝐎𝐔𝐃 𝐒𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐒 – Loud noises can trigger migraines, so avoid places like discotheques, bars and etc 3. 𝐀𝐕𝐎𝐈𝐃 𝐁𝐑𝐈𝐆𝐇𝐓 𝐋𝐈𝐆𝐇𝐓𝐒 – Bright and vibrant lights can induce migraine attacks, so avoid Sun Glaring, Movie Theatre, Driving at Nights, etc. Give your eyes rest while using computers and TV. 4. 𝐀𝐕𝐎𝐈𝐃 𝐎𝐂𝐏𝐬 𝐀𝐍𝐃 𝐇𝐑𝐓– Women tend to have increased chances of migraines during and around menses. You should avoid oral Contraceptives and Hormone Replacement Therapy 5. 𝐑𝐄𝐃𝐔𝐂𝐄 𝐒𝐓𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐒 – Stress is one of the triggers for migraines. Relaxation techniques like Meditation, Yoga, Light Aerobics, etc. help reduce stress. 6. 𝐄𝐀𝐓 𝐇𝐄𝐀𝐋𝐓𝐇𝐘 – Eating a healthy and nutritious diet can reduce the number of migraine attacks. 7. 𝐇𝐄𝐀𝐃𝐀𝐂𝐇𝐄 𝐃𝐈𝐀𝐑𝐘 – Keep your “headache diary” and notice what stimuli trigger your headache. Keep a special note of what you eat or drink, what kind of light and sounds triggers it, whether exercise triggers it, the weather has any effect on your migraines or not, what medications reduce or alleviate the headache. IF you have persistent migraine, please do seek help from us to consider migraine prophylaxis therapy. Share you thought how you prevent migraine?