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How summer weather can trigger migraines

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

What you might call “the dog days of summer” may be something more menacing for a person prone to migraines.
So how and why does summer weather sometimes trigger these headaches?
“That is a great question,” says Dr. Rashmi Halker Singh, a Mayo Clinic neurologist. “We don't have a great answer.”
For some people, extreme weather conditions may cause imbalances in brain chemicals, which eventually can lead to the severe throbbing pain of a migraine.
“A lot of people with migraines feel that sunlight glare is a trigger,” Dr. Halker Singh says.
Other weather triggers include high humidity...
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