Is my Weight Causing my Migraine?
Obesity is a condition that is commonly associated with migraine. There are many studies about the relationship between the two conditions. Studies have shown that weight reduction can decrease the number of headaches and related disability in obese patients.
Given that Mississippi is the most obese state in the nation, this poses a huge challenge for treating many migraineurs in Mississippi.
The Connection Between Weight and Migraine
Read more about the connection between weight and migraine:
Below is a link that will tell you what your BMI (Body Mass Index) is based on you height and weight and it will give you a target goal based on your gender.
It Starts in the Kitchen
Below are some links about healthy eating habits. Knowledge is power! The more you read about health and wellness, the more prone you will be to make healthier decisions.
Exercise Can Ease your Symptoms
Not only has weight loss been associated with decreased migraine burden, exercise has been shown to reduce the frequency and intensity of migraine:
Below are article and resources to learn more about high intensity interval training for better fitness and cardiovascular health.
Download these tabata training apps:
Getting Enough Sleep
- Sleep is another essential component of health and is a common problem people with migraine face. Here are a few links to help.