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What activities should someone with migraine headaches avoid?

Migraine headaches can last from four hours up to three days depending on the individual. People with this condition should avoid excessive physical exertion. Daily exercise is important to maintain good health, but your activities should not be so intense that they trigger a migraine. If you find that too much light or certain sounds or smells bring on your headaches, then you should take necessary measures to avoid those things as well.

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