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If you find that you have more headaches and Migraines while at work, it may be the office lighting. Traditional office lighting generally presents three potential headache and Migraine triggers : Glare on computer screens from any overhead lighting Glare from overhead incandescent lighting Flicker from fluorescent lighting Let's take a look at these three issues: Glare on a computer screen from overhead lighting may be the easiest to address. There are several approaches you can take: Reposition the monitor so the light hits it more indirectly. Attach a glare screen to your monitor. Put a hood over your monitor to keep light from hitting it from above and from the sides. Depending on which lights are on the various switches, turn off the lights over your work area. If other methods haven't worked, and you can't turn off only the lights in your own work area talk to your supervisor or other appropriate person a...
How many times have we or the people we know found our Migraines worsened by light? Countless times! Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston have determined why this happens. This exciting research how visual and pain pathways converge in the brain, causing light to exacerbate the pain of a Migraine. In an interview, researcher Burstein commented: "We had no clue in the world where in the world light and pain talk to each other in the brain. They have completely different pathways in the brain... We identified a new pathway in the brain that originates in the eye and goes to the brain areas where neurons are found that are active during migraine attacks. The light can increase the electrical activity in neurons that are active to begin with." 4 The study: Researchers documented the prevalence of Migraine-associated photophobia in 20 (15 female, five male) blind study participants. The demographics of these participants was similar to Mi...
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