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Some people who have migraines appear to be more sensitive to changes in the weather. Weather-related triggers include:
For some people, weather changes may cause imbalances in brain chemicals, including serotonin, which can prompt a migraine. Weather-related triggers also may worsen a headache caused by other triggers.
If you feel your migraines are triggered by weather, you may be understandably frustrated. After all, you can't change the weather. However, you can learn which weather changes start a migraine and take steps to lessen their effects by:
Jerry W. Swanson, M.D.
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