Hormonal changes, such as those accompanying menstruation (common), pregnancy, and ovulation
Medications (eg, vasodilators, oral contraceptives)
Excessive or insufficient sleep
Exposure to bright or fluorescent lighting
Strong odors (eg, perfumes, colognes, petroleum distillates)
Cold stimulus (eg, ice cream headaches)
Lack of exercise
Fasting or skipping meals
Some factors that seem like triggers may in fact be early migraine symptoms.
Learn more about migraine triggers.
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Cite this: Helmi L. Lutsep. Fast Five Quiz: Migraine Prevention and Treatment - Medscape - Feb 04, 2022.