Also, if you are already suffering from a migraine and then go to sleep without treating it, this can worsen the condition, leading to more unpleasant symptoms when you wake up. If you have poor sleep hygiene, this could be a factor in having a headache when you wake up from a nap. Fortunately the reverse is also true. Seems to be not working anymore, does lessen the severity. Carl on June 1, at pm. This cycle is something that view others understand but it is truly horrible Sandy. Donna Burow on July 26, at am.
Getting treatment for them can help ease your aching head. Start small with short walks or swims if your foot is an issue and aim for progress not perfection. It is therefore perhaps important for migraine sufferers to observe something called good sleep hygiene, which is a set of suggestions designed to keep the sleep-wake cycle, and the quality of sleep, as even as possible. Things like bruxism may be treated by therapy if teeth grinding is caused by anxiety or a mouth guard. Almost half of all migraine attacks occur between 4 am and 9 am. Rare Serious Conditions 2 How to prevent migraine or headache attacks that wake you 2. So far nothing has helped — caffeine, melatonin, Indomethacine, various migraine medications, nerve block, and lithium the latest bid to stop them. Thanks Reply.
However, many sufferers find that a disruption to their sleep patterns can certainly cause or be a signal of an impending migraine. Sleeping six hours one night, ten the next, and so on, is probably a bad idea—so weekend lie-ins are, however nice, not in your best interests. Any variation from routine can trigger an attack. Sleeping either too little or too much are equally problematic. That being said, attack triggers are specific for each individual. Ten hours of sleep a day is over the usual amount, possibly an indication of a health problem. Don’t sleep too much or too little. Both can trigger a migraine.