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Suffering from Migraine? 5 root causes that we should be aware of

Published on May 15, 2024 02:29 PM IST
  • From nutrient deficiencies to lack of sleep, here are a few factors that can cause migraine attacks.
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Migraine is a type of headache that is usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light. "From lifestyle modifications to medications and complementary therapies, there are various treatment options available. Finding the right approach may require individualised care," wrote Naturopathic Doctor Corina Dunlap. Here are a few root causes of migraine.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 02:29 PM IST

Migraine is a type of headache that is usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light. "From lifestyle modifications to medications and complementary therapies, there are various treatment options available. Finding the right approach may require individualised care," wrote Naturopathic Doctor Corina Dunlap. Here are a few root causes of migraine.(Shutterstock)

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Gender disparity exists in migraine with women being more prone to migraine than man. Hormone fluctuations in woman add to this gender disparity. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 02:29 PM IST

Gender disparity exists in migraine with women being more prone to migraine than man. Hormone fluctuations in woman add to this gender disparity. (Pixabay)

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Auras are visual disturbances that are experienced by people before or while having a migraine attack. However, auras do not exist in all migraine attacks. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 02:29 PM IST

Auras are visual disturbances that are experienced by people before or while having a migraine attack. However, auras do not exist in all migraine attacks. (Shutterstock)

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Factors such as stress, lack of sleep, weather changes, and strong smells can trigger a migraine attack. Being aware of our triggers can help us to combat migraine. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 02:29 PM IST

Factors such as stress, lack of sleep, weather changes, and strong smells can trigger a migraine attack. Being aware of our triggers can help us to combat migraine. (Unsplash)

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Deficiency of nutrients such as Magnesium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids also trigger migraine attacks. (Image by Tumisu from Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 02:29 PM IST

Deficiency of nutrients such as Magnesium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega-3 fatty acids also trigger migraine attacks. (Image by Tumisu from Pixabay)

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Migraines also have a genetic connection. Sometimes in runs in families and are inherited from our parents. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 15, 2024 02:29 PM IST

Migraines also have a genetic connection. Sometimes in runs in families and are inherited from our parents. (Unsplash)

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