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Migraine Triggers: 6 Food Additives to Avoid

Migraine Triggers: 6 Food Additives to Avoid

Stress, bright lights, sleep pattern changes, the weather—unfortunately, there are countless migraine triggers that can take you out of commission, and some of them aren’t always under our control. What you can control, however, is what you put into your body. Oftentimes, what you eat and drink on a daily basis

Migraine Symptoms: Treatment (and Prevention) Tips

Migraine Symptoms: Treatment (and Prevention) Tips

People who suffer migraine symptoms know they can include an intense pulsing or throbbing ache on the front or side of the head. The pain can last anywhere from four to 72 hours, and it’s severe enough for many sufferers to describe it as feeling like a vise grip is

Learn What Causes Migraines by Keeping a Headache Journal

Learn What Causes Migraines by Keeping a Headache Journal

If you suffer from frequent headaches or migraines, you might not know what triggers your symptoms. To help you learn what causes migraines, try keeping a headache journal. Keep track of sleep, food, and your daily activities to identify triggers or patterns unique to your headaches.

How to Avoid That Caffeine Headache

How to Avoid That Caffeine Headache

If your usual morning routine includes downing a strong cup of coffee, then any departure from this habit could result in a caffeine headache. This is because caffeine isn’t just a stimulant—it also has what’s called a “vasoconstrictive” effect, which means that it narrows blood vessels, including those situated in

When Food Is a Headache

Pinpointing the cause of migraines—and the foods that may trigger them—is as random as finding a needle in a haystack. Migraines is a disorder in which the brain is highly sensitive to a variety of stimuli, producing pounding headaches so severe that they may prompt nausea and vomiting.Migraineurs (those who

Managing Migraines And Other Headaches: Diet’s Controversial Role

Everyone gets headaches. For most of us, they?re only minor annoyances triggered by stressful situations?work deadlines, tax forms, traffic jams or busy airports. These headaches are from tense muscles. They aren’t serious and are easily remedied with an over-the-counter pain reliever like aspirin, acetaminophen or ibuprofen.However, according to the National

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