Information, Symptoms, Treatments and Resources


What’s Causing Your Migraine?

Pinpoint Your Migraine Triggers

Pinpoint Your Migraine Triggers

Flashes of light, tingling, a pulsating drumbeat in your head and nausea that just won’t subside — you have a migraine. Was it caused by something you ate? Lack of sleep? The weather outside?

Each person’s migraine triggers are different — and being able to identify what causes migraine headaches can help you to prevent future attacks. Read on for 11 common migraine triggers. 

By Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie. Published July 30, 2012. Natalie Gingerich Mackenzie is a health and fitness writer in Syracuse, NY and author of Tone Every Inch (Rodale, 2012).