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Overweight. Suffering with depression. Causes for lighting headaches?

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hi what causes lightning heaches.
Posted Sun, 23 Jun 2013 in Headache and Migraines
Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 44 minutes later
Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Headaches have different causes.Headaches are called primary headaches if they are not related to another medical illness that is causing the headches.

The main types of primary headaches are : migraines, tension headache, sinus headaches, cluster headaches, neuralgias and other primary headaches such as primary stabbing headache.

It is thought that lightning causes an increase risk of headaches and migraines for some persons.
It is suggested that the electromagnetic waves emitted as a result of the lightning strike may trigger the headache or the increased release of pollutants such as ozone or spores may also be involved.

It is already known that higher ambient temperature and lower barometric pressure can lead to an increase in headaches.

For this reason persons may not be entirely sure about what triggers their headaches.

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
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