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Migraine refers to a severe headache that usually occurs in one area of the head and may be accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, and/or sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can be very painful and debilitating though regular medication can help reduce the severity and frequency of their occurrence. Experts maintain that in order to keep away from migraine attacks, one not just needs medication, but also lifestyle modifications which will prevent their onset. Therefore, here is a compilation of migraine triggers which all individuals prone to this condition should stay away from.

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1. Stress

Everyone experiences stress. However, if it persists for a longer period, the body starts to break down and causes illnesses, such as migraines. A dramatic change in physical and psychological stress levels can trigger migraine. Anxiety, shock, excitement or any form of stress can result in a migraine attack. A lot of people even report suffering migraine, once their stress reduces. One of the best things to do is to learn and identify stress, and avoid it in all circumstances. It is best to practice relaxation and stress reduction techniques to cope with stress and anxiety.

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