Could Exercise Help You Prevent Migraines?
We have briefly discussed in the past, the effects of exercise on migraines. I am a huge proponent of regular exercise as a prophylaxis for migraines. This has been such a “migraine reliever” in my own life.
Today, I would like to go into this in a little more depth, and find out what your general routine exercise is.
According to the American Headache Society, regular exercise can reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines. The AHS states that “When one exercises, the body releases endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers. Exercise reduces stress and helps individuals to sleep at night. Stress and inadequate sleep are two migraine triggers.”
If you are like a large percentage of the population, you have a lot of stress in your life. Stress can sometimes be so powerful in our lives that it affects every area and leaves us feeling anxious, maybe even a little depressed, and feeling really overwhelmed.
How are you feeling with your migraines? Is this a bad season for you with your migraines? Some are greatly affected by the weather, some by foods, while many others are commonly affected by stress. Can simple stretching relieve migraines>
This week we are going to touch on a few stretching exercises that can be of great benefit to migraine sufferers. Not only can simple exercises help to relieve stress, but when you stretch it can help with migraine prevention when done consistently. Try to fit some of this into your daily routine for maximum benefit.
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5 Simple Keys to Migraine Prevention. I hope you have had a good week, and have stayed migraine and headache-free this week. That’s always a good week!! Although a migraine is said to be one of the more common headaches, migraine sufferers would be quick to disagree. For one thing, migraine sufferers do not consider migraines to be “a headache,” and for another thing, in the mind of a migraine sufferer, migraine is anything but common.
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