Connect with others who understand.

sign up log in
About MyEpilepsyTeam
Real members of MyEpilepsyTeam have posted questions and answers that support our community guidelines, and should not be taken as medical advice. Looking for the latest medically reviewed content by doctors and experts? Visit our resource section.

I Am Having A Migraine For 2 Weeks Now. Is It A Good Time To Start Exercising Now?

I Am Having A Migraine For 2 Weeks Now. Is It A Good Time To Start Exercising Now?

I have no energy and do not exercise. I read that exercise will help with energy. I do not sleep and am constantly tired. I get a lot of headaches and migraines. For the past 2 weeks, I have had a constant migraine and it is not gone yet. Is it a good time to start exercising while having this awful migraine?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I would go to the hospital first to get checked out and then work out just to be safe that's just me

posted 4 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It depends on the typical effect of your migraines. If you are safe to do so, exercise will help with energy. Does your doctor know about length of this migraine?
A site recommending exercise suggests What kind of exercise is good for migraines?
Biking, swimming, and walking are great ways to fit in aerobic exercise and help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines and headaches.
However, I have no idea what the temperature is where you live, but heat is bad for migraines so I would suggest if you have access to one of them to use a treadmill or an stationary exercise bike to do the exercising.

Swimming is a great exercise in an indoor pool as long as you are not alone, but the aerobic exercise is also recommended.

posted 5 days ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi Mari3, I’m so sorry about your migraines! They are awful! First, talk to your Neurologist about getting nerve block injections. I get injections around every six months for migraines. It’s a game changer for me! Exercise is a great thing to do and would probably help. However, I would take it easy until you get a handle on your migraines. Swimming does help with my headaches. Walking helps reduce my anxiety and is a great outlet for me.

posted about 11 hours ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

You might need to take your butt to the Dr be checked for brain scan

posted 1 day ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Becky72 thank you for my hug.🤗

posted 4 days ago
Already a Member? Log in