Migraine headaches happen in about six out of 100 people. They are common in children. In many cases they appear to run in the family. Migraine is not a serious or life-threatening disorder. It is painful and annoying at the time, but it is not usually a serious problem. About half of children who get migraines will continue to have them when they are adults.
Many things can trigger or start migraine headaches:
In some people, migraine can be triggered or started by certain foods such as:
Anything that has triggered a migraine in the past should be avoided if possible. The goals of treatment are to control your symptoms and prevent further migraines.
Care at home