For experts, the exact cause of migraines is still a bit of a mystery (abnormalities in brain chemicals and nerve pathways are primary suspects). But there are a number of factors, or triggers, that have been found to set off migraine symptoms at any given time. These triggers are different for everyone, and some people have several to contend with.
Knowing and avoiding your triggers can go a long way toward prevention. Read on for some of the most common culprits, and how Fremont Health can help you take control.
You may be susceptible to one or a combination of factors, such as:
Additionally, some people have certain built-in risk factors that make them more prone to migraines. These include:
Tracking potential triggers in a headache diary can help you spot patterns in your attacks. Then you can work together with a specialist to make lifestyle changes or find the right treatment to prevent or manage symptoms.
Call 402-552-8705 or click below to request your free, one-on-one consultation with Jeffrey Himmelberg, MD, a regionally recognized migraine expert right here at Fremont Health.
Together, you can create a migraine management strategy and explore a full range of treatment options to help put an end to your headaches. That may include SphenoCath®, a game-changing migraine treatment that blocks the nerves at the source of your pain, offering immediate and long-lasting relief.
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