According to the CDC, “Migraines are a very common condition, with 15.3% of Americans aged 18 years or older reporting a migraine or severe headache in the previous 3 months, a figure that has remained stable for almost two decades.” Migraines can come from a variety of sources and have the capability of disabling an individual. Below you can find several causes for migraines, how to help identify a migraine and how Recovery Room’s premium care wellness package The Reliever can do to help you overcome your migraine so you can take on your day pain-free.
What can cause a migraine?
The NHS breaks down the causes of migraines by their trigger. Migraines can be triggered by hormonal changes, emotional triggers, physical triggers, dietary triggers, environmental triggers, or even medications.
Physical triggers that can cause migraines include:
- Poor-quality sleep
- Poor posture
- Neck or shoulder tension
- Jet lag
- Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
- Strenuous exercise (if you are not used to it)
Migraines can be triggered from intense emotions like:
Sometimes a change in your regular diet can be a trigger for migraines. Other dietary triggers can include:
- Foods containing tyramine
Changes in the weather or even lighting can become a cause for your migraine. Some common environmental triggers include:
- Bright lights
- Flickering screens (TV and computer screens)
- Smoking/smokey rooms
- Loud noises
- Changes in temperatures
- Changes in humidity levels
- Strong smells
- Stuffy atmospheres
Sometimes a migraine can be triggered by a change in medication. If you believe the cause of your migraines may stem from a medication change or over-the-counter medications, we recommend your contact your doctor to seek the best medication you can take to avoid triggering more migraines.
Recovery Room’s The Reliever
The Reliever is Recovery Room’s IV vitamin combination that is designed to help you find relief from migraines. This premium care wellness package provides you with:
- Vitamin B Complex
- Vitamin C
- Zofran (can be added upon request)
The IV’s base saline solution will give your body fluids to help flush out caffeine and alcohol, hydrate you, and provide electrolytes to maintain a proper electrolyte balance in your body to maintain proper hydration.
Magnesium is included to help your body by providing an essential mineral. Magnesium can help provide natural energy, regulate your appetite, and combat nausea. The magnesium will also help combat depression, sleep disorders, and maintain proper nerve functions. Magnesium provides smooth muscle relaxation aiding in the relief of migraines by reducing tension involved in the headache.
Vitamin B-Complex will assist your body by providing essential vitamins that can help deal with anxiety and depression, and increase your metabolism.
Vitamin C is known for its ability to ward off intrusive viruses, but it is also a natural antioxidant that protects your cells from free radicals. Vitamin c is also a natural anti-inflammatory helping to ease the inflammatory side of a migraine.
Toradol is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. This will help ease the pain of your migraine which could be brought on by inflammation.
Zofran is an anti-nausea. By adding Zofran to The Reliever, you can help reduce any further nausea your migraine could be causing.