What it is:
headache with varying intensity accompanied with sensitivity to light and sounds
Triggers that can start a migraine:
- Red wine – Tyrosine
- Sensory stimulation (smells, bright lights, loud sound).
- Skipping meals
- Menstrual cycle
- Processed foods
- Weather changes
1). Chiropractic manipulation
- Cervical spine
- TMJ dysfunction
2). Soft tissue massage to very tight muscles in the base of skull/upper neck, upper back regions
3).Diet modification (wine, cheese, Tyrosine)
Self Empowerment: Keep a diary of when migraines occur.
-Track what you did/what you-ate prior to it occurring, track stressors, menstrual cycle etc.
-Start to eliminate your triggers to prevent future occurrence frequency and decrease migraine severity