Lightning Causes Migraines!

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Lightning could have triggered your last headache! As crazy as it sounds, its true, according to new research. But how does it work and what can you do to prevent them? Laci’s breaks it all down.

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Rob Ens February 4, 2013 - 8:38 PM

This is a great segment, I don't get migraines myself but I know alot of people that do.

C M February 4, 2013 - 9:16 PM

I think Science is forgetting that we as Human beings also have an electrical charge and produce energy. since that is so, we are effected by our environment and contribute to it in the atmosphere where lightning is waiting to get you. Its all connected yay

Mauricio Pastora February 5, 2013 - 4:50 AM

I also heard lightning can set stuff on fire! im not sure if thats true though…

Michelle Huang February 5, 2013 - 7:34 AM

note that this is an OBSERVATIONAL STUDY. you can't conclude a cause and effect relationship on these types of studies. but the media often does, because they don't understand statistics.

dave yesiam February 6, 2013 - 1:23 AM

laci green, your the best!

BubblegumAllTheWayDown February 6, 2013 - 9:47 AM


Brooke Justine February 7, 2013 - 4:56 AM

MISSOURI. Woopwoop! lol

Kenady Soares March 17, 2013 - 4:52 AM

Mmmm coffee mmmm spores

Ricardas Ricardas March 28, 2013 - 2:02 AM

help me… im stuck watching these videos…

George Cataloni April 1, 2013 - 9:19 AM

Fire is a myth.

MercuriTT April 3, 2013 - 6:50 AM


ryandonian April 4, 2013 - 6:57 PM

What is fire? Baby don't hurt me; don't hurt me, no more.

ryandonian April 4, 2013 - 6:58 PM

Well, that video was en-lightning.

bonnick montilla April 13, 2013 - 3:31 AM


REDACTED June 4, 2013 - 7:47 PM

We humans know that science is confusing, that's why we created science to help us understand science.
Confusing I know, but thats why we have science!

ElectricPyroclast June 8, 2013 - 3:31 PM

Whaaat what is this?????? I've always been fascinated with the presence of lightning near me! I never thought it was possible to get a migrane because of lightning!

ProphetPF June 16, 2013 - 7:09 AM

you will need a Centurion Card as a minimum . Just to get you started

TheT0x1cTerror June 19, 2013 - 9:09 AM

Why is there different color lightning.

Christina D'Agostino June 23, 2013 - 11:21 AM

click 1:55 and pause when she says "things"

MrDubayoo June 30, 2013 - 8:17 AM

Cant… Stop… Watching DNews

Evyn Karlosky July 1, 2013 - 9:26 AM

I usually get migraines when storms are brewing… But I always just attributed it to the atmospheric pressure changes… Which is commonly accompanied by lightening. What if its not the lightening causing headaches, but actually the atmospheric pressure changes?

Mojokiller ShiftTwo July 1, 2013 - 12:57 PM

WTH No Glasses????? Im having a headache right now ¡¡¡

Draggonscool1256 July 14, 2013 - 5:16 AM

when i was in 4th grade i had migraines every day for bought 2 weeks. i would literally sit in a corner of the play ground and cry

twentyone anathemas July 15, 2013 - 6:01 AM

when i was about two to seaven i had migrain probably eaither once a week or twice a month and it hurt so bad and people should be happy if they don't get migrains because it feels like your brain is pumping and hitting your skull so be happy if you don't get them :/

Dillon Marsh August 14, 2013 - 10:27 AM

My science:
Headache = Migraine
Migraine = OH MY FUCK.

Alwane Clarke August 15, 2013 - 8:24 AM

Without them glasses, you are still 11/10 Laci. Hot damn

Ahni Mazybolton August 22, 2013 - 7:11 AM

I see what you did there…..

kingofthegifs September 28, 2013 - 7:31 AM

please marry me Laci…

lalalaiambored2 October 13, 2013 - 4:26 AM

While I love the information this video provided, I got a headache in the process by thinking about headaches…

JoxiiPlays November 2, 2013 - 3:24 AM

The whole video I was wondering about how she got her eyes like that

TheWolfHowling November 2, 2013 - 10:23 AM

What is Lightning but a large discharge of electrical energy. Maybe it's not the ionic compounds created but the sencing of this charge in electrical potential that causes the migraine? Just a theory

Brent Dunfee November 14, 2013 - 8:52 AM

she all ways looks to the left…. DNews get her off! 

vincent schuurhof November 23, 2013 - 3:15 AM

i have had migraines for 5 years now…. since i WAS 11 YEARS OLD…… here comes the finishing blow…. about 70% of my time while awake i have migraines….

Portfolio _cs December 30, 2013 - 7:20 AM

Is she related to John Travolta? ''oh my gawd''

dakotagau December 31, 2013 - 5:34 PM

I had a migrane for 6 days, i was popping Tylenol like candy.

marius salvesen meland April 16, 2014 - 1:56 AM

i ahd migrene  for 3 days womiting and poping green 3 days damm it sucked my head was like jelly

CÓLaocha July 24, 2014 - 1:49 AM

if there is lightning in the air get a pain in my nose forehead region 

Rayblon October 13, 2014 - 7:22 AM

I normally feel BETTER during thunderstorms… xD

Jesse Reiter December 21, 2015 - 10:35 AM

Your perfectly round face just started my migraine why?