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Causes of migraine headaches

The problem migraine hadaches cause is bigger than most people think. Everyday there are millions of people who suffer from migraine in one way or another. The result are millions of dollars lost to pay expenses such as medical drugs to ease the pain. Every year migraine is causing millions of people to stay home from work which is devastating for small buissness companies all around the world.
But the migraine is not just causing effect to the company and to the person who suffers. Friends and families are also drawn to the problems that migraine causes in form of stress and anxiety. It’s hard for someone who doesn’t have the problem to really know what it does to ones life. It aggravates every day tasks like going up early in the morning, go to work, try to have a normal 9 to 5 job, excersising and be with friends and family; it becomes a living hell. Try to think about how it would affect YOUR life if you were doing everything you do daily with a severe, pulsating pain in your head. It’s hard to imagine, right?

Most migraine headaches are caused by outer factors. It could be triggered from things you eat, things you don’t eat (lack of food) and plain bad food (junk food). Another common factor is stress, and I guess you have all heard it could cause headaches. And it is higly likely that stress will cause a headache to you sometime in your life, but it doesn’t have to be a severe migraine, so don’t worry. Stress itself can get triggered from a lot of different things:

  • Excitement (adrenaline rush)
  • Bad posture (tense muscles)
  • Bad/lack of sleep (may be a result of bad daily routines)
  • Environment (bright light, loud noises, strong smells, cleaning chemicals)

But migraine might as well come from inner factors such as diseases and illness (bacteria and virus). Here are a few example of dieseases in which migraines may occur more often:

  • Abnormal cholesterol levels
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Depression and anxiety