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4 Ways to Manage Your Migraines

Here are some tips for managing migraines:
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1. Keep a diary
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Tracking the frequency of your migraines is really important as it can help you find out what might be causing them.

Keeping a record of your eating habits and activities is really important as it could highlight common themes that are leading to your migraines.

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2. Go offline!
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Using the computer for long periods of time can lead to migraines for some people.

Take some time out and get some fresh air if you start to feel a migraine coming on.

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3. Make some ‘me’ time!
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We know that migraines can be very unpredictable but setting aside some time to relax or do things you enjoy can really help, whether that’s going outdoors, seeing friends or listening to music.

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4. See your GP
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There are many over the counter treatment options available that can help reduce the symptoms of a migraine, but if you are suffering from frequent migraines, speak to your GP about additional options.

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