Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “HEADACHE to remember about the Causes of Migraine

⚡Mnemonic⚡: Causes of MigraineH – Hormonal fluctuations: Changes in estrogen levels can trigger migraines in some individuals, especially women.

E – Environmental factors: Certain environmental triggers, such as bright lights or strong odors, can lead to migraine attacks.

A – Alcohol consumption: Excessive alcohol intake can be a migraine trigger for some people.

D – Dietary factors: Specific foods like aged cheeses, processed meats, and artificial sweeteners may provoke migraines in susceptible individuals.

A – Allergies and sensitivities: Allergies or sensitivities to certain substances can contribute to migraine attacks.

C – Caffeine withdrawal: Abruptly stopping or reducing caffeine intake can sometimes lead to withdrawal headaches, which may evolve into migraines.

H – Head or neck trauma: Past head or neck injuries can increase the likelihood of experiencing migraines.

E – Emotional stress: Emotional stress and tension are common triggers for migraines.

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Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department