I am a migraine sufferer and I can attest that my migraines are influenced by weather. I live in Southern California in a region called the Inland Empire about 45 miles east of L.A. Our weather here is very hot and dry during the summer with no rain or moisture. Sometime around mid Oct to early Nov we get our first rain, or at least moist weather. I can always count on getting a migraine at that time. Then we go through a rainy season between Nov and May. When the rainy season ends, I can usually count on a migraine, usually around April or May, during the first heat wave of the year (about 85 degrees and above). Although, I get migraines sporadically throughout the year, Those definite weather changes are a constant in my own migraine frequency.
If the weather changes suddenly in anyway, I am usually affected, unless the weather is changing back and forth in shorter intervals. During the summer when it is hot and dry for weeks at a time, then all of a sudden we have one day of humidity (which is rare in So So Cal but iot happens), I will get a migraine.
There is definietely a connection to the foods I eat as well. I think foods with preservatives may have an affect but I haven't totally narrowed that one down as well as the weather constant.
stress, combined with the factors mentioned above, will always worsen my migraines.
I hope this is of some help to other migraine sufferers.
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