Suffering from Migraines? ?
Researchers have found that lower cardiovascular fitness INCREASES the risk of migraine headaches.
While cardiovascular exercise may not be useful (or practical) to STOP a headache, it does have a preventative effect. Examples of cardiovascular exercises include walking, biking, and elliptical training.
If you suffer from migraine pain, be sure to check out our list of known triggers to see if anything else in your lifestyle may be contributing.
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Source: Nyberg J, Gustavsson S, Linde M, Åberg ND, Rohmann JL, Åberg M, Kurth T, Waern M, Kuhn GH. Cardiovascular fitness and risk of migraine: a large, prospective population-based study of Swedish young adult men. BMJ open. 2019 Aug 1;9(8):e029147. Link