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Navigating the Movie Theater Minefield of Triggers

From blaring exit signs to flashing strobe effects, from stinky cologne mixed with popcorn smells to cold temperatures – the movie theaters are alive with migraine triggers. People living with migraine tend to have sensitivities to light, smells, and sounds, and the movie theater has all of these things in one room. 

How can I avoid migraine at the movies?

Now that we might be able to start going to the movies again, Holly offers some of her tips to make it through a movie and exit without a migraine attack.

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