There is no definite cause for migraine headaches, there are theories, but no real answer. There are, however, some known triggers we know of. These include:

  • Foods such as cheese, salty foods, chocolate, and some preservatives
  • Skipping meals
  • Alcohol
  • Bright lights, loud noises, and strong smells
  • Hormonal changes, these can often be cyclical
  • Medications
  • Stress
  • Extreme exercise
  • Poor sleep