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What are the foods to avoid with migraines?

What are the  foods to avoid  with migraines?

VAries: Food triggers for migraines vary greatly from person to person, but common triggers include alcohol, cheese, the flavor enhancer msg, processed meats (salami, sausages), artificial sweeteners, caffeine (especially withdrawal after missing your customary morning coffee). ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine (Definition)

A head pain which is usually recurrent, and often in variable locations and severity, associated with few or all the following symptoms; fear of light, fear of sound, nausea, vomiting, bright or dark spots floating in front of eyes, tingling and numbness of one side of face or body. All ...Read more


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How do I avoid a migraine?

Migrain avoidance: Migrain headache avoidance has some thing to do with avoiding triggers.... You should have done a diary for your headache what exactly bring your headache is it stress...Is it food and what type of food is it noise light , what ever it is you have to avoid it and in case of light u need to say in dark quiet room ...And also some medications can be given to avoid headache consider as prophylactic. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a migraine, it is coming twice this week.. Is there anything i can do to avoid it forever?

What should I do if I have a migraine, it is coming twice this week.. Is there anything i can do to avoid it forever?

Not curable, but...: Prophylactic therapy is recommended for the chronic and disabling migraine. Some migraine patients are prone to medication overuse headaches. Chronic > 15 days/mo once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education. 2) nonpharmacological management. 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec. See headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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I am suffering from migraine for more than 10 years now on my left temporal area always and lasts for 24 hours . Plz tell me means to avoid it.

I am suffering from migraine for more than 10 years now on my left temporal area always and lasts for 24 hours . Plz tell  me means to avoid it.

Many things: There are many causes of migraines. Stress, TMJ issues, a misaligned bite, neck issues and trigger points of the muscles of the face, head and neck. Often headaches can be caused by an accident, fall, contact sport that was experienced recently or many years ago. Visit a doctor that knows about trudenta. There is a pain free, medication free option. Go to www.Trudenta.Com good luck. ...Read more

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What are the foods that trigger a migraine attack ? Any edible remedy for migraine ?

See below.: Commonly reported food triggers for migraine are: alcohol chocolate aged cheeses monosodium glutamate (msg) aspartame (nutrasweet) caffeine nuts nitrites, nitrates caffeine can sometimes prevent or ameliorate a migraine. ...Read more

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What foods trigger and irritate migraine headaches?

What foods trigger and irritate migraine headaches?

Migraine Triggers: In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. These triggers include vasoactive substances such as cheese, alcohol (red wine), chocolate, foods containing monosodium glutamate (MSG), nitrates, or tyramine, and aspartame, a sugar substitute used in Equal. ...Read more

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How can I figure out what my migraine triggers are? I've noticed that i get migraines after eating certain foods or being in certain environments. How can I figure out exactly which of these things is triggering the migraine? .

Triggers: Triggers for migraine headaches can include things like stress, odors/scents, neck tension, alcohol, hormonal changes(such as menses), lights, smoke or other fumes, ^'ed physical activity, particular foods, becoming overheated ; sleep patterns. Try keeping a headache journal to get a better handle on this. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I prevent migraine from striking me. Its been yrs now. Is there any type of food or alcohol i need to stop taking? Any pill recommendation?

How do I prevent migraine from striking me. Its been yrs now. Is there any type of food or alcohol i need to stop taking? Any pill recommendation?

Migraine triggers: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack. In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. These triggers include vasoactive substances such as cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing monosodium glutamate (msg), nitrates, or tyramine, and aspartame, a sugar substitute used in equal. Rec. See an orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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Really severe migraine after eating sugary food, what can I do?

Really severe migraine after eating sugary food, what can I do?

The trigger : A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine. In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. (cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing msg, sugar and sugar substitute used in equal, just to name a few). ...Read more