MIGRAINE CAUSE IDENTIFIER
Firstly are you sure your headaches are really a migraine? Here are some identifying symptoms:- A warning feeling that something is coming on; some kind of visual disturbance; some numbness or disorientation; followed by a one sided intensely painful headache that you need to lie in a darkened room with; accompanying nausea and/or vomiting; this can last anywhere from 4-48 hours!
Here are 9 reasons that may be causative factors. Any one or a combination of any can trigger migraine but stress is a major overarching cause.
1. How is your eyesight?
Are you having trouble seeing distant objects or the small print? A visit to the Optician is the simplest cure for Migraine.
2. Do you drink less than 8 glasses of water a day?
If you do dehydration could be a factor in your Migraine so just drink more water [herbal tea or diluted grapefruit juice will do too].
3. Do you suffer from a stiff neck or shoulder tension?
Many migraine are caused or aggravated by musculo-skeletal problems here [call me on 020 8954 2254 for a Spinal Check Over].
4. Do you feel tired during the day?
7-8 hours’ sleep is essential for Migraine sufferers but go to bed early don’t lie in!
5. Do you skip meals?
Low blood sugar has been found to bring on a Migraine in some people so try to eat every 4 hour even if it is just a snack [like nuts & raisins or a fruity bar].
6. What are your triggers?
Several foods have been found to bring on an attack including:- chocolate, coffee, alcohol, oranges, MSG, sulphites & cheese.
7. Menstrual cycle?
Many women’s’ migraine begin at puberty so hormone play a significant role in their causation. A natural female health check can help a lot to balance hormones.
8. Vitamin and Mineral deficiencies?
Certain supplements have been found to benefit migraine sufferers including Magnesium, CoQ10, Vitamin B2,
This is the biggy! You could maybe get away with some or all the others but if you are stressed your migraine will be worse. 2 de-stressing tips:- go for walks and learn to relax/meditate
If you are interested in my Comprehensive Migraine Treatment Protocol that includes:- neck treatment, dietary and lifestyle analysis plus relaxation and healthy thinking guidance please get in touch at www.irvingboxer.com or 020 8954 2254