Changes in weather are among the most common triggers reported in patients who have migraine headaches. Shifts in barometric pressure are believed to start an inflammatory cascade which could lead to a migraine episode. However, the exact Patho mechanism is still unclear.
Summer is near, which means warmer weather, dry air, extreme heat and high humidity. These weather conditions may lower migraine threshold. Here are a few tips to help prevent Summer/Heat – Related Migraines:

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!
Wear protective sunglasses and wide brim hats to keep yourself cool
Stay up to date with daily weather and temperature changes.
Exercise and complete errands in cooler morning or evening hours
Continue to track headache frequency and severity.

By: Jordan Shankle, PA