History: I grew up with headaches occurring fairly often. My first migraine happened in middle school and they continued until high school. I got occasional headaches in high school and stayed active in sports. I was and am pretty darn healthy, no health problems. I graduated high school two years ago. I just finished my third semester of college. The semester started in August 2017 I’ve been getting migraines 2 to 4 times a week. Its now December and I am preparing to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for two years and I want to get to the cause of this before I go or at least find a good way to control them.
Known triggers: I have been cutting out some foods and it has helped: strawberries, lots of citrus fruit, cheese in large amounts, and I switched my deodorant to an organic kind. Stress isnt a trigger so I am thinking its my diet. But the thing is I eat pretty well. I try to eat a little bit of everything and I cut out what seems to be a trigger. One thing I noticed is that I feel a lot better when I eat sugar. Sometimes I’ll eat a spoonful of brown sugar and that makes me feel better. I’ve been drinking a lot of water too.
Any suggestions: I have aura migraines that will lead to nausea and sometimes vomiting. If I take a bunch of Ibuprofen once the migraine starts the aura wont last long and I only get a bad headache instead of a full on migraine. This system I got going works good but I’d rather get to the root of the problem. Right now I am considering buying vitamins to supplement my diet (are there certain foods that people on average miss), and change my laundry detergent. Any advice would help