What's Your Secret: Smell

The nose plays a huge role when it comes to migraine. From signaling, to triggering an attack, or to worsening an existing one, the olfactory process is quite powerful. In this What’s Your Secret Video, we discuss ways that smell interacts with migraine.

Phantom smells and odor triggers

Please join the discussion in the comment section below so we can learn from one another. Do you experience phantom smells? Which scents can trigger an attack for you? How do you handle challenges with strong odors?

Note: Migraines often show themselves through the five senses of the human body. Whether in the form of a prodrome or a trigger, it’s almost as if the senses are like kindling just waiting to ignite- with migraine being the match. This What’s Your Secret Video is part of a series on the Five Senses and how they interact with Migraine. We hope you will join us in the comment section to share your stories and experiences of how your senses have played a role with your migraine disease. Stay tuned for more videos.

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