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Waking up with migraines everyday

I wake up almost everyday with a migraine. That’s when they usually start and not a different time of day. I’m very careful with what I eat. No sugar or chocolate before bed and not usually during day. Anyone else experience this? I have no idea why this happens!

  1. Hi
    Thank you for brining this up to our community. I can tell you you're not alone in experiencing this. I hear how frustrating and exhausting it is to wake with migraine pain every day.

    One of the first things that comes to mind is talking to your healthcare provider about having a sleep study and here's why. Many times when we wake with migraine pain it may be an indication of a sleep issue, of which there are many. Sleep issues can be strong migraine attack triggers. Sleep apnea, restless leg, periodic limb movement disorder are just a few that come to mind. I have restless leg and periodic limb movement disorder both contributed to morning migraine for me. I can share our information on this and in turn you can share with your doctor;

    Let me know what you think and I'm wishing you a low pain day, Nancy Harris Bonk, Patient Leader/Moderator Team

    1. Hi @Ljeanmay, Thanks for reaching out to us. This is a common problem for many of us. When we aren't sleeping well, we can wake up with a migraine. @Nancy Bonk gave you some great links with more information. It is a frustrating situation to wake up with a migraine and have that ruin your day. Keep us posted on how you are doing.
      Wishing you a low-pain day.
      Peggy ( team)

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