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Does The Season Change Cause Headaches?

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The changing seasons can be an enjoyable experience for everyone. But the arrival of fall foliage can signal atmospheric changes that can trigger migraines and headaches. Dr. Sophia Argeropoulos is a chiropractor that can help you mitigate the effects of weather transitions and relieve migraine symptoms. Please continue reading to learn more about how seasonal changes can cause headaches. 

Can The Season Change Cause Headaches?

There are certain weather conditions that can trigger a headache or migraine attack, including some of the changes that accompany the shift between seasons. While it varies between individuals, seasonal changes can cause an imbalance in your body that play a role in developing headaches and migraines. Some of the following weather conditions can cause seasonal headaches:

  • Extreme cold or heat. 
  • Glares from the sun. 
  • Bright sunlight. 
  • Dry air. 
  • High humidity. 
  • Stormy weather. 
  • Atmospheric pressure changes. 

Another aspect of fall you may not expect to trigger migraines is the time change. The days get shorter, which can impact your sleep schedule. An inconsistent sleep schedule can trigger a headache, so it’s essential to get enough sleep. While the weather may not affect everyone, anticipating migraine triggers before they arrive can be a valuable tool to help you prevent them. Seeking help from an experienced chiropractor can also help you manage your headaches as we head into the colder months. 

Try Chiropractic Care

If you’re curious if seasonal changes trigger your headaches or migraines, consider trying chiropractic care. Dr. Sophia Argeropoulos can provide you with chiropractic adjustments and other techniques to keep your spine properly aligned to ensure your body is functioning at its best. Chiropractic care can also help reduce inflammation and tension brought on by the changes in weather. To book an appointment for chiropractic care, be sure to contact our office today! 



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