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Is It All In Your Head? No, Weather Can Trigger Migraines

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January 25, 2000
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American Academy Of Neurology
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Migraine sufferers can look to the sky as a possible cause for the onset of their headaches. A study in the January 25 issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology, found Canadian Chinook winds can trigger migraines in some people. The Chinooks are warm westerly winds specific to Alberta, Canada.

ST. PAUL, MN – Migraine sufferers can look to the sky as a possible cause for the onset of their headaches. A study in the January 25 issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology, found Canadian Chinook winds can trigger migraines in some people. The Chinooks are warm westerly winds specific to Alberta, Canada.


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