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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. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain and usually causes light ...Read more


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What are all the foods and supplements to avoid with gout?

What are all the foods and supplements to avoid with gout?

Avoid: Shell fish, sardines, nuts, wine/beer, excessive brocholli and cheeses as well as red meats. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to avoid and what are the foods that are okay to eat for gluten allergy/sensitivity?

What are the best foods to avoid and what are the foods that are okay to eat for gluten allergy/sensitivity?

Gluten foods: People with gluten sensitivity need to avoid all foods containing wheat, barley and rye. Other foods are ok. There are many alternatives now in the supermarkets which makes it easier for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat for migraines?

What are the best foods to eat for migraines?

Unpredictable: 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. Here are the common suspects: cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing monosodium glutamate (msg), nitrates, or tyramine, and a sugar substitute. ...Read more

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What are the foods good for diffuse goiter? And what are the food to to avoid?

What are the foods good for diffuse goiter? And what are the food to to avoid?

Please refocus: If you have a diffuse goiter, you need to find the cause. If you have graves' or are iodine deficient (does your town use iodized salt?), your health will be ruined without real, scientific treatment. If you are one of the many millions of folks who just has a big thyroid, diet's not going to affect it; if you / your dr feel it needs to be treated, scientific medicine once again can help. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to be eaten with IBS or any type of sensitivity to food to prevent diarrhoea?

What are the best foods to be eaten with IBS or any type of sensitivity to food to prevent diarrhoea?

Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the best foods to avoid when dieting?

What are the best foods to avoid when dieting?

Bad food?: Sorry, the only bad foods i can think of are poisons, toxic chemicals etc. I don't believe in any food being forbidden except a food that you are allergic to....Hives, difficulty breathing, etc. I give my patients a basic outline: 30-40% protein, 30-40% complex carbs--limiting refined starches -refined white bread- and 20% fat. Both protein and fat help us feel fuller. More on this subject.... ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat and to avoid while breastfeeding?

What are the best foods to eat and to avoid while breastfeeding?

Good balance: Eating healthy, well balanced meals is the best diet for breastfeeding (and for everyone for that matter!) be sure to eat a wide variety of foods; your baby is exposed to the different flavors thru the breastmilk so make sure you eat lots of veggies. Stay hydrated by drinking at least 64oz a day. Avoid highly refined and processed foods. ...Read more

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What are the foods to avoid with colon cancer?

What are the foods to avoid with colon cancer?

Red meats and: Avoid redmeats, processed and smoked foods and consume a diet with 2-25 grams of fiber per day and plenty of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids. If you have risk factors such as over 50 years of age aor family history or personal history get regularly scheduled colonoscopies. ...Read more

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What are the best foods for migraines?

What are the best foods for migraines?

MIGRAINE MATTERS: Magnesium. Spinach, sweet potatoes, white potatoes, Swiss chard, fresh amaranth, quinoa, sunflower seeds, brown rice, and whole grains. Riboflavin (Vit B2) Lean beef, whole-grain fortified cereal, fat-free or reduced-fat milk, mushrooms, broccoli, and spinach. Healthy Fats (Omega-3). Salmon, eggs, olive or canola oil for cooking Water. 9-12 cups daily ...Read more

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What kinds of foods contain msg? And how to avoid them?

What kinds of foods contain msg? And how to avoid them?

All kinds: Msg (monosodium glutamate) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid which is a naturally occurring nonessential Amino Acid that is very abundant. It is used as a flavor enhancer, and is found in all sorts of foods. To avoid, read the label. See the following link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/monosodium_glutamate. ...Read more

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What are the best foods, drinks/teas, or supplements to relieve tension in your head?

What are the best foods, drinks/teas, or supplements to relieve tension in your head?

Many good choices: Start with a good b complex, vit c & magnesium glycinate, citrate or taurate.Tulsi tea is great, as is valerian, skullcap, passionflower & hops.L-theanine is a good supplement, as is 5-htp. Different things work for different people so experiment, but don't forget exercise, a healthy diet rich in fruits & vegies & low in sugars, caffeine & fried foods. Practicing meditation daily usually helps a lot. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat that will help with my g.e.r.d?

What are the best foods to eat that will help with my g.e.r.d?

GERD: It is easier to tell you what not to eat. Foods that help you will have to be by trial and error. Try this website: www.healthline.com/health/gerd/foods-to-avoid#2 ...Read more

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What are the best foods for headaches?

What are the best foods for headaches?

Which ever ones seem: to possibly work, a very individual and unpredictable issue. While foods can & do affect many issues, especially over time, remember that digestion (requiring lots of energy & time) is all about breaking food down to individual small molecules so as to protect our body from influences of absorbing intact larger molecules; is also a key issue in many medications, some only work if by injection. ...Read more

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Are there certain foods I should avoid or eat more of to help control my psoriasis?

Diet & psorriasis: There are no studies showing any clear relationship between dietary consumption and psorriasis. Various commercial entities have offered 'miracle' diets for psorriasis, but they are completely unproven. Eat a normal healthy diet with 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Reducing stress (ie. Taking time to relax daily) will give you more relief from psorriasis than any diet will. ...Read more

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What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

What are the foods to avoid with excessive uric acid?

Alcohol, meat: Alcohol, red meat, organ meats, turkey, shellfish, and drinks with high fructose corn syrup. Some vegetables may be high in uric acid too, but vegetarians tend to do better with gout so i wouldn't avoid them. ...Read more

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What is H Pylori and what foods should I avoid? Are there any natural things to eat or drink to help with symptoms?

What is H Pylori and what foods should I avoid? Are there any natural things to eat or drink to help with symptoms?

2 questions here: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with ulcer, then treatment is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. Regarding diet, please re-ask. ...Read more