Save the planet, get a headache?
Some U.K. health experts say energy-saving light bulbs may trigger migraines in people prone to the condition, according to a report in Britain's Daily Mail.
British government officials have been inundated with complaints about energy-saving fluorescent bulbs, which will be mandated for use in homes within four years.
Advocates want the government to allow people with health problems to continue using conventional incandescent bulbs with a filament and say eco-friendly bulbs can trigger dizziness, loss of focus and discomfort among people with epilepsy.
There have also been complaints from people with lupus — an auto-immune disease causing many symptoms including pain.