Preventing Screen-Induced Headaches and Migraines: Is It Possible?

Dr. Brett Berner
5 min readJun 7, 2024
  • Spending a lot of time in front of screens is linked to migraines.
  • To treat headaches caused by screens and migraines, you can use over-the-counter pain relievers, prescription medicines when the headache starts, and preventive medications.
  • Taking regular breaks, adjusting your screen and background lighting, and keeping a good distance from your screen can help reduce these headaches.

Screen headaches and migraines can mess up your personal and work life. They not only make it hard to finish your job tasks but also disrupt your social activities and time with family and friends.

Considering the time we spend online — whether it’s browsing the internet, joining Zoom meetings, keeping up with the news, checking emails, or playing video games — it’s no wonder that too much screen time can harm our health.

This article looks at how screens can cause headaches and migraines, the warning signs to watch for, how to treat these headaches, and tips to prevent them from happening.

Is Excessive Screen Time Leading to Headaches and Migraines?

Yes, too much screen time can cause headaches and migraines. Here’s how it happens:



Dr. Brett Berner

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