How To Manage Migraine While Working From Home

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Migraines are the worst types of headaches. Though there are many things that might trigger a migraine, there are also various types of underlying issues we’re unaware of. Migraine triggers vary from person to person. You need to identify your own triggers and should try to avoid them. This article focuses on what can be the cause, symptoms and how we can prevent it from happening.
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Many Of Us Don’t Know That Migraine Has Symptoms

Migraine symptoms may begin one to two days before the headache itself. This is known as the prodrome stage. Symptoms during this stage can include:

  • Food cravings
  • Depression
  • Fatigue or low energy
  • Frequent yawning
  • Hyperactivity
  • Irritability
  • Neck stiffness

Try These To Avoid The Unbearable Migraine Condition

1. Give Your Eyes The Rest They Need

Working from home can be even more hectic than working from office. If you are on the screen all the time, your eyes needs rest. Step away from the screen for some time and relax a bit.

2. Dark Room

Some people mention that excessive lights can trigger their migraine. If that’s the case, turn off the lights or go to a room with minimum light and rest for a while. Darkroom can save you from experiencing severe episodes of migraine.

3. Be Easy On Yourself

Taking too much stress can eventually end up in migraines. As soon as you feel the stress buildup, leave everything and relax.

4. Exercise Helps

Working out, yoga, walking in fresh air and stretching. These are the best things you can opt for in order to avoid migraine episodes.

5. Sodas Can Help

Yes! you got that right. According to many people who suffer from migraine, they sip on chilled sodas which help them ease the pain. Get yourself a chilled can of coke or whatever fizzy drink you like, sip it until it makes you feel better.

Natural Remedies That Might Help

  • Apply Lavender Oil:
    Lavender oil may be inhaled directly or applied diluted to the temples.
  • Peppermint Oil:
    The menthol in peppermint oil may stop a migraine from coming on,
  • Cool Down:
    Some people try heat therapies to relieve the pain but for many, this doesn’t work. If you are one of them, go the other way and try a cold comfort. Wrap a cold pack around your neck when a migraine hits can lower your headache.
  • Stay Hydrated:
    Not drinking enough water is a well-known migraine and headache trigger, and it only takes minor dehydration to bring on a headache. So, you better be hydrated or be prepared to face the unlikely situation!

A Word From Marham

The least you step out of your houses, the least you’re exposed to the virus. Try to keep yourselves and your families safe. Marham.pk here to provide you every medical advice you’re looking for.

Call us at 03111222398 to book an online consultation with any doctor around the country.

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Javeria Adil Chughtai

Javeria Adil Chughtai

A journalist by profession, badminton player and photographer by passion. You can call me an artist but No, I can't draw you! 😀