Experts aren't sure what causes
They run in families, and experts
have found a
genetic link. But it isn't clear why some
people get migraines and others don't.
Certain things can bring on a
migraine. These are called triggers. Your triggers may be different from
someone else's. Having several triggers increases the chance you will get
Some common triggers
- Not eating.
- Poor sleep
- A change from your normal routine.
- Monosodium glutamate
- Strong odors.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Colin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
June 10, 2011
©1995-2012, Healthwise, Incorporated, P.O. Box 1989, Boise, ID 83701.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
For more information,
How this information was developed.