Migraines can often be described as severe headaches and often felt on one side of the head.
Some factors that can trigger migraines include:
- Hormonal changes
- Bright light
- Eye strain
- Smoke or fumes
- Back and neck problems
- Some food and food additives
- Some medicines
Preventing migraines can be as simple as reducing the trigger factors above. Your doctor may be able to prescribe medication if you experience frequent migraines. There are also plenty of natural products that can be an effective way to prevent migraines.
Check out Pharmacy Society of Australia’s Migraine Fact Sheet for more information or visit us in-store and speak to one of our friendly staff.