It is estimated that only 1% of the population escapes having a headache throughout their entire life. About 90% of the population get at least one headache each year. And of that 16-17% of the population gets a migraine headache at some point in their lifetime. Migraines affect 30 million Americans with more than three times of them being women. Migraines are often misdiagnosed as sinus headaches or tension headaches. Where as migraines are actually vascular headaches, which are usually associated with pain on one side of the head, pulsating or throbbing, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, visual disturbances, auras, and can last up to 72 hours or longer. The result in of migraine headaches is unknown. Because of the different prodromal signs and symptoms, most medical authorities believe that they may be brought on by a functional disturbance in the veins in the scalp and within the cranium. Migraine headaches are debilitating and so often the symptoms are treated and the triggers are controlled, but the root cause is not found. The easiest way to determine if your migraines are caused by food sensitivities is through an elimination diet. Once you have determined which foods are triggering your headaches you can avoid them and prevent future migraines from occurring. If you are tired of taking drugs, turn to a more natural way to reduce your migraine headaches.