Approximately 28 million of the American population suffer from migraine. This is a kind of headache that is very painful and it attacks suddenly, without any previous warning.
In some cases of migraine, it makes the people to see nothing, but blurry spots, while in some other cases, individuals get a pounding headache and they are forced to lie down for the rest of the day.
The most common symptoms of migraine are nausea, vomiting, and light sensitivity. There are a lot of conducted studies, in order to find out the reasons which cause migraine.
Some of them have shown that the reason can be some change of the weather, especially if you live in a hot temperature regions, and another reason can be consuming excessive amounts of sugar in period of 1 to 2 days.
Another reason which is considered to cause migraine is the change of serotonin levels in the brain or reduction or increment in blood flow to the brain.
Also, according to a recent study, the cause of frequent migraines can be the deficiency in vitamin B6, B12, folic acid, and vitamin D. If all these mentioned vitamins are not included in your diet, you can increase your risk of migraines by 300%. So, it is very important to ensure that your body is getting the intake of these vitamins, that is recommended.
It has also been confirmed that the below mentioned foods, can trigger migraines:
– Citrus Fruit;
– Cheese (aged);
– Processed Meats;
– Red Plums;
– Soy Sauce;
Here are also some other things that can trigger migraine:
– Lack of sleep;
– Skipping meals;
– Flashing lights;
– Change in pressure;
– Pungent smelling substances such as perfumes, paint, or chemicals.
So, if you suffer from frequent migraine, you should take notes of what kind of food you consumed and what everything you did on the day you had the migraine. In this way, you can find some potential trigger and it will help you in protecting yourself from a future suffering from it.