Migraine

Migraine headaches are caused due to certain changes inside the brain that result in severe pain which is accompanied by light and sound sensitivity. Particular odors can also trigger migraine headaches. Migraines are possibly due to changes in level of neurotransmitters inside the brain. Exact causes of these headaches are not known. Some causes of migraine can be hormonal imbalances, oral contraceptives, certain foods, oversleeping or stress etc. HPFY brings to you a range of products for management of migraine form top vendors like Core Products, BMMI / Medical Magnetics.Inc, Amrita Aromatherapy, Bodysport and many more.

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Causes of Migraine Headaches

In some women normal hormone imbalances during menstrual cycles cause migraine headaches. Oral contraceptives may also trigger migraines. Foods like Red wines, Aged cheeses, Preservatives like nitrates used in smoked meats, Monosodium glutamate, alcohol beverages Artificial sweeteners, Chocolate, Dairy products may also act as triggers. Oversleeping or stress can also result in migraine headaches. Changes in Barometric pressure can also cause migraine headaches. Common symptoms of migraine headaches are as follows: 

  • Eye pain 

  • Sensitivity to light or sound 

  • Nausea 

  • Vomiting 

  • Severe pain and pounding mostly on one side of the head

Triggers of Migraine Headaches include

  • Hormonal changes 

  • Stress  

  • Loud noises and bright lights 

  • Certain foods or odors

Treatment Options

Migraine headaches are often treated by OTC pain medications or prescription medications. A Healthy diet and exercise can keep you away from migraines or reduce their frequency. Yoga and meditation promotes muscle relaxation and can help in combating severe pain. Physical exertion may worsen the condition. Stress reduction and getting proper sleep can be beneficial. Some aromatherapy oils can help in relieving migraine headaches like the Amrita Aromatherapy Chamomile German Blue Essential Oil. Magnetic therapy also helps. Specially developed BMMI Eye Mask and BMMI Magnetic Head Band prove to be effective in alleviating pain. Icing the back of the neck region can help in case of severe headaches by easing the inflammation in nerves inside the brain. Try the Core Headache Ice Pillow for instant pain relief.