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How to Prevent Migraines

By on June 25, 2012 in Diseases, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments

 

The headache or migraine is a disease characterized by strong and intense headaches that can be really annoying and even disable those who suffer from this, depriving them of their favorite activities. Approximately 15% of the population suffer from migraines. Now, let’s learn how to prevent migraines.

There are several types of headaches and these can be triggered by various causes such as meningitis, flu states, a trauma to the skull and even a brain tumor. It is therefore very important to differentiate the pain and consult a professional.

The most common causes of migraines are often determined by changes in the environment or body, including:

  • Hormonal changes in women
  • Certain medications
  • Certain smells (strong smellsĀ of factories, industries, spray, perfumes, etc.).
  • Intake of red wine
  • The food and processed foods
  • Some preservatives such as monosodium glutamate
  • Changes in the state of the weather (sun exposure, changes in air pressure, etc.).
  • Hunger
  • Stress
  • Sleeping too little or sleeping

A good way to prevent migraines is trying to avoid all causes where possible. It is almost impossible to determine the accurate causes of headaches and migraines. In each case, it is also impossible to determine ways to prevent them. So ideally, follow a few precautions and care.

Some suggestions are:

You can keep count of the foods with which you eat during the week and note the day and time you suffered from migraines. This will help you determine if this is caused with something you ate. Always try to feed yourself a healthy, nutritious diet .

Talk to your doctor. Some patients require medication to support headaches and continue their daily activities.

Practice some form of regular exercise or sport. It is good for your health, both physically and mentally.

Reduces stress and tension. Avoid stressful situations and try to keep problems away and strike a balance between your work and relaxation.

Always try to sleep as your body needs. Never less, never more. Usually, they say that the body needs to rest at least 8 hours a day. But the truth is that, it depends on your body. You can sleep 7 or 9 hours, until your body feel good. But always rest properly.

Avoid strong odors and foul smells, caffeine, snuff, alcohol, etc.

 

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