Have you ever heard of fever as a migraine trigger? I recall having a severe migraine immediately after having fever twice, once recently and the other time was about 4 years ago. The fevers were caused by different problems. I had assumed that these were rebound migraines because I had taken a lot of fever reducers/analgesics the first time, but the most recent time I only took two doses of Tylenol. I can't find any reference to fever as migraine trigger anywhere on the internet. Brenda.
Like many other environmental and physiological triggers, fever can be a definite trigger of a headache or Migraine. The other triggers don't seem to matter.
Matter of fact, many Migraineurs have Migraines that are set off by heat or exercise, another way to increase your core temperature.
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Published On: April 10, 2007