Gone are the days when stressful situations and annoying irritations are the causes of our headaches. If you find yourself experiencing a mysterious migraine, you could be a victim of the pleasant.
According to experts, several surprising factors can trigger headaches including pleasant smells, orgasms (gasp, indeed), and 'changes in barometric pressure.' Yup. The weather. It's actually possible to suffer from a weather headache. A weathache.
In the case of a smell-ache, according to Dr. Vincent Martin, primary physician and headache expert, "strong odors may activate the nose's nerve cells, which stimulate the nerve system associated with head pain." (CNN Health). Often times the scent offending our senses, he says, is pleasant.
*** Monet's Irises. Pleasant, or the picture of pure hell?
Dr. Vincent Martin is a primary care physician who also specializes in headaches. He practices in Cincinnati, Ohio.