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How can keeping the same sleep schedule prevent migraines?

Making sure you get enough sleep if you’re prone to headaches or migraines won’t always stave off pain, though. What’s more important is keeping the same sleep schedule. Ever gotten a headache or migraine on a day you slept in? Well, yes: you can get too much sleep! If your body is used to rising at 6 am during the workweek and you suddenly switch to 9 am on the weekend, guess what: you’ve just given your nervous system a reason to summon pain. The body likes routines. And it especially likes consistent sleep routines.

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