How to cope- Start by making a list of the things known to cause you undue stress and tension, and then work toward reducing these triggers in your life. Relaxation therapy, meditation, exercise , etc can help immensely.
How to cope- Try to go to bed at the same time every night, and aim to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep. Eliminate TV, texting, reading, and listening to music while in bed, and try your best not to nap during the day.
3.Hormones- Women are three times more likely to have migraine than men, and up to 75% of women find that they experience attacks around the time of their menstrual period, which is known as 'menstrual migraine'.
How to cope- Limit and know your limits when it comes to alcohol consumption. If you are experiencing the warning signs and symptoms of a migraine attack after drinking alcohol, take your medication immediately.
6.Diet- There’s a laundry list of foods known to trigger a migraine attack, the most common ones being foods that contain histamine and MSG, chocolate, cheese and other dairy products, artificial sweeteners and caffeine.
How to cope- Always carry a water bottle and keep track of your fluid intake, and limit your consumption of diuretics. Sometimes an attack can be stopped in its tracks by simply drinking a glass of water.
How to cope- Wearing sunglasses is helpful when you’re outside, and it’s a good idea to carry a pair with you at all times. When faced with artificial light, sit closer to windows and avoid flickering lights.
How to cope- If you have Medical Overuse Headache, you must first stop taking the medication and clear it out of your system before you can stop the cycle of pain. Consult your doctor for guidance on this.