Interesting reading, dehydration a trigger!

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   Posted 8/11/2013 2:42 AM (GMT -7)   
Hello all! Im a moderator from the CP forum who spent decades suffering migraines, not so much since starting menopause.
I was reading an article on CNN and got redirected to website, specifically July 13,2011 an article titled dehydration as a trigger. Very in-depth article on dehydration and how and when it occurs and why its not a listed trigger.

Thought I would share and if it helps one headache then that's a plus!
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   Posted 8/19/2013 8:59 PM (GMT -7)   
I found even mild dehydration combined with descending from a high altitude (12,500ft) to be a guaranteed trigger for a three-day migraine. I doubled my water intake and take Excedrin migraine before descending. So far no more migraines from climbing.
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