Health Tip: Preventing Headaches

Things you can do to avoid the pain

Topics: Headaches Migraine Pain

(HealthDay News) -- The intense, throbbing pain of a migraine isn't always avoidable, but there are things you can do to help minimize your risk.

The Womenshealth.gov website says these practices may help reduce your chances of getting a migraine:

  • Eat a balanced diet with plenty of healthy foods.
  • Lead a physically active lifestyle, making sure to get at least 30 minutes of exercise each day.
  • Practice relaxation exercises to help reduce stress.
  • Get plenty of sleep.
  • Minimize things that cause stress in your life.

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