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Why do I have a headache that starts a few minutes after 2 ounces of white wine, while other people have no problem?

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Dr. Jenny Sung
Pediatrics
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In brief: Everyone's different

Headache from wine is suspected to be caused by histamine and tyramine in wine.
Histamine can dilate blood vessels and tyramine can raise blood pressure which can lead to headaches. Some people seem less able to metabolize these two chemicals or are more sensitive to their effects.

In brief: Everyone's different

Headache from wine is suspected to be caused by histamine and tyramine in wine.
Histamine can dilate blood vessels and tyramine can raise blood pressure which can lead to headaches. Some people seem less able to metabolize these two chemicals or are more sensitive to their effects.
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