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Heads UP – Episode 102: Anti Inflammation Diet and Migraine

What is considered an anti-inflammatory diet? How does inflammation contribute to migraine? Did you know a study was just published in the British Medical Journal that found a significant reduction in migraine frequency with a specific dietary intervention? Dr. Amelia…

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Migraine, Gut Health, and Probiotic Nutrition

In recent years, a new, heightened emphasis on the importance of “gut microbes” and “probiotics” has entered the public’s collective health consciousness. In addition to the rise of fermented, probiotic-friendly foods/drinks like kimchi, kefir, and kombucha, significant advancements in the…

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Ask The Expert: Weight Loss Programs with Chronic Migraine

QUESTION: I gained a lot of weight after my two pregnancies and I want to get healthier in 2021, but I live with chronic migraines. Can you tell me the best diet and exercise program for someone who has a…

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Heads UP – Episode 82: Resolutions and Goal Setting

Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Dawn Buse discuss the best practices for making resolutions and the challenges of goal setting when you live with chronic migraine and headache disorders. Read: New Year’s Resolutions for People with Migraine Disease and Headache…

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Diet for People with Headache Disorders

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 through out the day.  You…

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Low-Tyramine Diet for Migraine Disease

Tyramine is produced in foods from the natural breakdown of the amino acid tyrosine. Tyramine is not added to foods. Tyramine levels increase in foods when they are aged, fermented, stored for long periods of time, or are not fresh….

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Heads UP – Episode 4: Gluten and Migraine

  Heads Up – Episode 4: Gluten and Migraine Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Vincent Martin discuss the link between gluten and migraine disease. Could removing gluten from your diet improve your migraines?

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Eating More Folate May Reduce Migraine Frequency

Eating More Folate May Reduce Migraine Frequency

Eating more folate, which is found in various green leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale, may reduce migraine frequency, a research team from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia has found. Folic acid, a synthetic form of…

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Plant-Based Diet Shows Some Promise for People Living With Migraine

Plant-Based Diet Shows Some Promise for People Living With Migraine

Diet may affect migraines for a variety of reasons, and a group of Washington, D.C. researchers recently found that a low-fat, plant-based diet may be beneficial to people living with migraine disease. The researchers, generally affiliated with the Physicians Committee…

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Cut Back on Salt to Decrease Headaches

Cut Back on Salt to Decrease Headaches

Individuals who struggle with headaches may want to bypass the salt shaker. A study published last month in the journal BMJ Open shows diets high in salty foods are a major culprit in headaches and that reducing salt brings relief….

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Tips on Avoiding Holiday Headache

Holidays are a time for family, friends, and happy memories. But those joyful moments can be associated with stress – from marathon shopping, preparing for celebrations, and traveling. Stress and other stimuli may trigger or increase your headache attacks. The…

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Increased Body Weight Associated with Migraine

Increased Body Weight Associated with Migraine

Frequent migraine and obesity have long been linked, but now researchers understand that being overweight is also associated with migraine attacks that occur less frequently. B. Lee Peterlin, DO, of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, and…

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