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Can skipping meals trigger a migraine headache?

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Skipping meals can trigger migraines, so eat regularly. Don't plan a day where you won't have time to eat. Too much or not enough sleep can also bring on a headache. Be sure to get the right amount.

SOURCES: American Headache Society: "Headache Hygiene Tips."  The International Headache Society: "Epidemiology of Headache." The Migraine Trust: "Your Triggers." National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."



Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 13, 2019

SOURCES: American Headache Society: "Headache Hygiene Tips."  The International Headache Society: "Epidemiology of Headache." The Migraine Trust: "Your Triggers." National Headache Foundation: "Migraine."



Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 13, 2019

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