• Tattoos and Migraines

    Getting tattoos is a common form of bodily art and self-expression, although since it involves repeated punctures of the skin with needles, there can be pain involved, and anxious tattoo customers may in fact make it worse with hyping themselves about the expected pain and even blood, and this can lead to migraines or general stress that is very unpleasant. A person considering a tattoo should first be aware of they have a serious fear of needles, and if not, they should know what they are in for, as well as what they are not. Knowing how to handle the fear of tattoo pain is not dissimilar from the fear of chronic pain from other conditions like back pain or a migraine. A tattoo might indirectly lead to a migraine if the person is too stressed about the process of visiting a tattoo parlor and getting ink, and the same may be said of nipple piercing or group tattoos. What can a person do? Continue Reading