Managing Your Migraines

Headache-Proof Your Home

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Home sweet home

by Andrea Bartz

The place where you can put up your feet, relax, and...get a headache? Even those who aren’t especially prone to pain can be susceptible to the triggers that hole up in your house.

Thankfully, you (and your head) don’t have to be held hostage: "You can considerably cut down on the number of headaches you get by controlling factors such as the lighting and smells," says neurologist Brian Grosberg, MD.

Here, four simple ways to turn your abode into a headache-free zone.

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