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Which foods can trigger migraines?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lots
Alcohol, chocolate.
Aged & processed cheeses [blue cheeses, brie, cheddar, stilton, feta, gorgonzola, mozzarella, muenster, parmesan, swiss] monosodium glutamate (msg), aspartame (nutrasweet), caffeine, nuts, nitrites/nitrates [aged, canned, cured, or processed meats, smoked/dried fish]. Glad you asked. Figuring out your food triggers can be a powerful way to control your migraines. Good luck.

In brief: Lots
Alcohol, chocolate.
Aged & processed cheeses [blue cheeses, brie, cheddar, stilton, feta, gorgonzola, mozzarella, muenster, parmesan, swiss] monosodium glutamate (msg), aspartame (nutrasweet), caffeine, nuts, nitrites/nitrates [aged, canned, cured, or processed meats, smoked/dried fish]. Glad you asked. Figuring out your food triggers can be a powerful way to control your migraines. Good luck.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: It depends
I have found that it is very rare that a specific food triggers migraine on a consistent basis.
Aged cheese, wine, chocolate, chili, etc have been reported in some cases. Each patient needs to keep watch on themselves and avoid situations that may trigger their specific migraine response. What is bad for one is not usually bad for another.

In brief: It depends
I have found that it is very rare that a specific food triggers migraine on a consistent basis.
Aged cheese, wine, chocolate, chili, etc have been reported in some cases. Each patient needs to keep watch on themselves and avoid situations that may trigger their specific migraine response. What is bad for one is not usually bad for another.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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