Tag Archives: migraine causes

What Makes Episodic Migraines Chronic?

The thing that differentiates chronic migraine from episodic migraine is how many days the migraine sufferer experiences migraines per month. Episodic migraines are defined as those which take place on fourteen days or fewer per month, while chronic migraines are … Continue reading

The Difference Between Male and Female Migraine Triggers

Migraines affect approximately one in every seven people around the world, but migraines do not affect both sexes equally. Migraines affect three-times as many women as men, and it is thought that this higher prevalence in women is largely hormonally-driven. … Continue reading

Migraine Friendly via a Fragrance-Free Policy

Since 2009, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has had a fragrance-free policy in place in all of its offices. If you are a migraine sufferer who finds that strong smells are one of your migraine triggers … Continue reading

The Importance Of Getting Light Right

LED lighting is becoming increasingly common as the go-to form of lighting everywhere. From urban spaces, workplaces, and homes; they can certainly be more energy-efficient, but there are also concerns that LEDs could be affecting our sleep patterns and health. … Continue reading

The Four ‘C’ Foods Migraine Sufferers Avoid

Although the specific migraine triggers vary from migraine sufferer to migraine sufferer, there are some foods which commonly trigger migraines for many sufferers. These are the four Cs – chocolate, citrus, cheese, and claret (technically any red wine, but claret … Continue reading