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I was told pork triggers migraines.What foods can trigger migraines?

I was told pork triggers migraines.What foods can trigger migraines?

Many different ones: Foods that can trigger migraines include: old cheese (tyramine) alcohol food additives nuts caffeine aspartame/artificial sweeteners chocolate cold foods (ice, ice cream) cheese deserts. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Migraine Headaches (Definition)

Migraine headaches are a common condition that often include a headache with throbbing, pulsing pain, blurriness of vision, nausea, and sensitivity to light. They ...Read more


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What things trigger a migraine?

What things trigger a migraine?

Long list: Certain food, items, or fasting, hormonal changes, lack of sleep, certain smells bright lights, fatigue and a host of other environmental factors often unique to the individual. ...Read more

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Will flying in a plane trigger a migraine ?

Will flying in a plane trigger a migraine ?

Possible: Due to altitude, and pressurized cabin, with possible triggers on board, can see likely "high altitude headaches", and you may find benefit to taking preventative med prior to flight. ...Read more

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What are the most common migraine triggers?

What are the most common migraine triggers?

Identify triggers: There are certain foods and aspects of lifestyle that can trigger or worsen headaches and migraines. The best way to identify triggers is to maintain a headache diary and keep a list of foods eaten before your migraine. Common triggers include chocolate, caffeine, cheese, msg, processed meats, alcohol, smoking/being around smoke, stress, skipping meals, lack of sleep or too much sleep. ...Read more

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Can having a cold trigger a migraine in somebody?

Can having a cold trigger a migraine in somebody?

Yes.: Stress, fatigue, and lack of sleep are common migraine triggers. Some people with a cold may experience these triggers due to the cold and also get a migraine. ...Read more

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What things trigger a migraine attack that makes visual changes?

Many things: Common triggers include food, activities, stress, and environmental factors. Visual changes are more of a feature of migraines and not necessarily related to triggers. ...Read more

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

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

Paleo lifestyle: The best way to improve migraine is by stopping inflammation causing grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Avoid milk protein since it causes inflammation Healthy foods: sea food, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. A probiotic and vitD3 10k IU/day help reduce the inflammation as well. You should feel a difference in 1 month ...Read more

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Are caffeine in tablets ok to take if I'm a migraine sufferer ? Or will they trigger it ?

Are caffeine in tablets ok to take if I'm a migraine sufferer ? Or will they trigger it ?

Caffeine & HA: Caffeine taken 3 or more days per week can lead to dependency & increased headache frequency, especially during withdrawal from Caffeine after regular use. ...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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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more