The exact cause of migraine headaches is not fully understood. Many researchers believe that a migraine can be caused by a change in hormone levels in the brain. Common triggers for Migraines include: stress, bright lights, smells, medications you are taking, lack of sleep or too much sleep, alcohol, and foods containing aspartame or MSG.The first step in treating Migraines is to make an appointment to see one of our specialists to learn about your treatment options. Migraine pain is a mild to severe throbbing headache that can last for a few hours to a few days and can occur a few times per month. Patients who experience migraines are often sensitive to light, noise, smells and movement. Migraines can also lead to various other symptoms including nausea, vomiting, dizziness and loss of appetite.