10 Surprising Facts on Migraines

10 Surprising Facts About Migraines

Here's some food for thought: Did you know that eating avocados, ham, and lentils can trigger migraines? Or that some migraine medications can actually cause headaches? Read on to discover 10 facts about migraines that you may find surprising.

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  1. Migraine Headaches: Ways to Deal With the Pain. American Academy of Family Physicians, September 2010. http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/migraines.html
  2. Headache: Hope Through Research. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, April 15, 2011. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/headache/detail_headache.htm
  3. Migraine fact sheet. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, May 1, 2008. http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/migraine.cfm
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