How do some perfumes trigger migraines?

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How do some perfumes trigger migraines?
« on: 08/07/2009 12:30:03 »
Julie Hampton  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Hi!

Love the show.  I suffer from migraines and I was wondering what is put in women's and men's perfumes that precipitates a migraine if you're that way inclined?

Julie
Perth, Western Australia
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How do some perfumes trigger migraines?
« Reply #1 on: 09/07/2009 00:21:08 »
I think you might want to read this: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/9682.php
But please do take it with a pinch of salt.