Energy-Saving Bulbs May Trigger Migraines, Some Say

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.

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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.