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My 12 yr old just had her 2nd "bad" headache in 2 mos after she ate a lot of chocolate. Should we track her diet to see if correlated w/ "migraines"?

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In brief: Head ache diary

Keeping a head ache diary is a good idea, certain food are known to trigger a migraine in susceptible persons.
Chocolate, aged cheese, foods with nitrates, inadequate hydration, to little or too much sleep are some of the causes.

In brief: Head ache diary

Keeping a head ache diary is a good idea, certain food are known to trigger a migraine in susceptible persons.
Chocolate, aged cheese, foods with nitrates, inadequate hydration, to little or too much sleep are some of the causes.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Paul Rogers
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
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In brief: Headache diary

Agree with keeping a headache diary to track time of day, duration, antecedent events, treatment and effect and severity on a scale of 1-10 where 10 is the worst.
Would to for 4 weeks then make an appointment with primary care provider.

In brief: Headache diary

Agree with keeping a headache diary to track time of day, duration, antecedent events, treatment and effect and severity on a scale of 1-10 where 10 is the worst.
Would to for 4 weeks then make an appointment with primary care provider.
Dr. Paul Rogers
Dr. Paul Rogers
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