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Stress Migraine – loss of pet

  • By owieithurts

    I can’t remember if I have ever had a stress triggered migraine before, but I had to put my cat to sleep today, which was very difficult, altho I knew it was the right thing to do. Anyway, I also got a migraine, and I can only relate it to this. Chalk it up to an overall rotten day 🙁

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  • By Nancy Harris Bonk Moderator

    Hi jlmillercat,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Letting a pet go, even when it’s the right thing to do is devastating, My sister had to put her cat down a few weeks ago and is having a rough time.

    Stress as a migraine trigger is fairly controversial. One school of thought is that stress is the actual trigger, while others feel that it’s what we do or don’t do, when we are stressed that triggers an attack. You may be interested in reading about this here; https://migraine.com/blog/stress-trigger/.

    Hang in there,
    Nancy

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