Headache Triggers

The most common trigger of headaches is stress. Studies have found that it is the day-to-day stresses, not major life changes (such as moving or having a baby), that are most often linked to headaches. Some scientists believe that certain foods contain chemicals that can constrict the arteries and initiate a migraine, or that some foods can cause headaches by setting off an allergic reaction.

An Overview of Headache Triggers

A number of things are thought to trigger headaches. Some of these triggers are more likely to cause tension headaches, while others can trigger migraines in those people who are susceptible (see Migraine Triggers).
 
Some headache triggers include:
 

 

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