My migraines always go in cycles, bad to not so bad, lasting months to years before changing again. Recently they are worse than they have ever been since I started having them 30 years ago. I wake up with it, am nauseous, often vomit, feel like a limp dish rag the next day and take up to 4 days to recover. My neurologist wants to do a sleep study. What will this determine? I've had 3 previous ones and they were all "inconclusive." Toni.
The most common triggers for waking with a Migraine are sleep issues:
- too much sleep
- too little sleep
- disrupted sleep
- poor quality sleep
- irregular sleep schedule
There's information on this in our video Migraines, Headaches, and Sleep. A properly conducted sleep study would indicate the presence of any sleep disorders, and give a good sense of the quality of your sleep.
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Published On: June 19, 2010