At What Barometric Pressure Do Headaches Occur?

The Effect Weather Can Have on Your Health

Many headache sufferers are curious to know at what barometric pressure do headaches occur.

Doctors are not quite sure but a study published by the International Headache Society reports a 31 percent increase in headaches whenever lighting struck land within 25 miles of the homes of the headache patients studied.

While the medical community is uncertain of the connection between barometric pressure and headaches it is clear overcast, cloudy and rainy conditions can be attributed to triggering headaches.

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