Podcast - Is Stress a Migraine Trigger?
The first component of effective Migraine disease management is the identification and management of triggers. Triggers are very individual. What's a trigger for one Migraineur isn't necessarily a trigger for all Migraineurs.
There is some controversy as to whether stress is an actual trigger. The International Headache Society has moved it from their list of triggers to their list of exacerbating factors on the premise that it doesn't by itself trigger Migraines but it does make us more susceptible to our triggers.
Does it really matter if stress is a Migraine trigger or an exacerbating factor? How we look at it could make a difference...
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