A 26-year-old member asked:
everytime i eat pork i get a headache, why does this happen?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Is it fresh pork or packaged pork? This often happens with preservatives that are added to it. If it causes headache you should probably avoid.
5984 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pain Management 48 years experience
Food Additives: A number of food additives like msg, nitrates, and even some artificial sweeteners can cause headache. Also, heavily salted foods might cause headache in some situations. Also, foods that are pickled like sauer kraut, pickles obviously, chocolate and some red wines can cause headache.You might want to keep a food diary where you write down what you have eaten and when your headaches occur.
5980 viewsAnswered Nov 10, 2019
Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
Allergy maybe : If you don't get a similar reaction with other foods, then probably an allergy---best to avoid pork, then see an allergist for testing.
5962 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
Why am i getting a headache from eating pork?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
neurology 48 years experience
Likely migraines: It is possible that your migraines are triggered by processed pork.
4716 viewsAnswered Jan 12, 2021
Last updated Oct 4, 2020
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