The heat can cause intense headaches So we sought out some helpful tips for those suffering from migraines from a doctor.
MINNEAPOLIS -Seven out of seven Americans suffers of migraine headaches. There is no cure for migraine headaches however, there are ways to overcome this uncomfortable sensation.
Imagine the pulsing, throbbing and painful headache. It’s a migraine. about 40 million Americans are often suffering from migraines and their numerous side consequences. They can be anything from the sensation of dizziness or lightheadedness, to difficulties with speaking and thinking, and even in severe cases of an imbalance on one side the body or on the other.
Neurologist Ron Tarrel says migraine pain is caused by dilation and constriction of blood vessels. “If you are able to dilate those blood vessels once more and that’s the way to alleviate the discomfort,” he said.
There are a variety of ways to achieve this. If you’re suffering from migraine, you can ease your pain using over-the counter medications like paracetamol and ibuprofen. If you’re in search of something natural that can assist in preventing future migraines you can try a regular daily dose of caffeine.
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But the doctor. Tarrel says that comes with an exception. “The most likely thing to happen is for instance people who are habitual Mountain Dew drinkers. You know they drink 20 ounces of water a day or their different cups of special or strong coffee each day. If they don’t they may experience migraines could resurface because their bodies are so used to the quantity of coffee.”
Also, be aware of the environment in which you live. Migraine is unique for every person and neurologists cannot pinpoint specific triggers, however migraines are often associated with abrupt fluctuations in the barometric pressure, a sudden changes from cold to hot and even starting with the computer screen.
However when a migraine strikes, there’s little you can do except to stay clear of any stimulation that is too intense.
“If the person you are talking to ask, what would you like to do to alleviate this ache, they’ll want to lay in a dark place,” said Dr. Tarrel. “In the same way, it reduces the sensitivity to anything that isn’t theirs.”
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