Dos and Don’t When You Suffer from Migraines

Migraines are so painful that many migraine sufferers try almost anything to prevent them. Most of the time, however, the actual cause is out of your control. Common causes include a family history of migraines, hormone fluctuations, and changing weather conditions. Read on to learn eight common mistakes people make and what you can do to manage migraines.

Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date: Oct 31, 2013

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