How Arizona Monsoons Can Make Migraines Worse

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:49am
Audio icon Download mp3 (8.97 MB)
Mayo Clinic
Dr. Rashmi Halker Singh is a headache specialist with the Mayo Clinic.

Millions of Americans suffer from migraine headaches on a regular basis. And summers in Arizona — at least during what we expect to be our monsoon storm period  — can be a terrible time and exacerbate the problem.

How much of an impact does weather generally have on whether or not a migraine will flare up? It actually can vary quite dramatically.

Dr. Rashmi Halker Singh is a headache specialist with the Mayo Clinic. The Show spoke with her for more about how the monsoon season can impact people neurologically.

More Stories From KJZZ

One Source, My Connection!

Like Arizona Science Desk on Facebook