Relaxation linked to migraines

Weekends and holidays can be miserable times for migraine sufferers with research confirming what many already suspected; periods of relaxation tend to trigger migraines.

Stress has long been believed to be a common headache trigger but a US study demonstrates a striking association between a reduction in perceived stress and the occurrence of migraines.

“Results were strongest during the first six hours where a decline in stress was associated with a nearly fivefold increased risk of migraine onset