The first step in the nutritional management of diet-triggered headaches is eating a well-balanced diet. It is especially important to eat three meals a day with a snack at night or 6 small meals spread though out the day.  You should include a good protein source at each meal/snack (i.e. milk, meat, fish) and should avoid eating high sugar foods by themselves, especially when excessively hungry. These actions will help to prevent the 'hunger headache'. If you are taking an MAOI drug (i.e Nardil, Parmate) you need to follow a low-tyramine diet.

Here are some of the most important facts about caffeine and its relationship to headache. General Most people feel the effects of caffeine within 30 minutes. Generally, the effects of caffeine last 3 to 5 hours. The average American consumes about 227 mg of caffeine daily, or the equivalent...

For years, caffeine has been a key ingredient in medications developed for the treatment of pain and headache. Numerous scientific studies have shown that caffeine combined with both prescription and nonprescription ingredients is both safe and effective in treating both tension-type headache and migraine. Keep in...