Stress and Migraine

Posted on April 16, 2018


"If stress is causing your migraines, consider meditation, soaking in an aromatherapy bath or even just massaging your face or neck. I've noticed lately that I evidently clench my jaw a lot and it's made the muscles feel ropey but if I massage them it helps with a headache." -A member on MyMigraineTeam

Does your body react to an event or stressful situation? Is stress a trigger for your migraine?

On MyMigraineTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with migraines, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Stress is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about stress:

A member shares how migraine treatment has been going for them and how they manage stress.

A member talks about what has caused some of her migraine triggers.

A member notices a slight diet change has a positive effect on migraine.

Here are some question and answer threads about stress:

Any advice or tips on what could help relieve stress?

What support can I get to keep me in my job and help my employers to understand my condition?

Does anyone else get frustrated when their migraine is hanging around?

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyMigraineTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Believe it or not what works best for me is a combo of Morphine and Zofran. The 2nd and 3rd best alternatives are a friend rubbin my trigger… read more

posted 3 months ago

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