The connection between Holidays & Migraines

Doctors say it's common for them to see an increase in people complaining about migraines this time of the year.

And that may be due to a couple of things.

Dr. Jennifer Kriegler with Cleveland Clinic says, "Holidays are a stressful time and there are lots of migraine triggers around. So, you don't eat the same way, you don't drink the same way, sometimes you know, it's the first time in a year you've had an alcoholic beverage."   

She says lack of sleep, and scents from holiday candles and wreaths can also cause a headache to develop.

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