Behavioral Management of Migraine Headache Triggers: Learning to Cope with Triggers

@article{Martin2010BehavioralMO,
  title={Behavioral Management of Migraine Headache Triggers: Learning to Cope with Triggers},
  author={Paul R Martin},
  journal={Current Pain and Headache Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={221-227}
}
  • Paul R Martin
  • Published 27 April 2010
  • Psychology
  • Current Pain and Headache Reports
The literature on migraine triggers is reviewed, including the most common triggers, interactions between triggers, the research evidence related to the capacity of self-reported triggers to precipitate headaches, and the neurobiologic pathways by which triggers induce migraine attacks. An argument is developed against the standard advice to avoid migraine triggers as the best way of preventing attacks, based on conceptual and practical criticisms, and consideration of cognate literatures on… 

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