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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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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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Migraine Attacks and Diet Triggers

Jill Dehlin—RN, board member, National Headache Foundation, Chicago—identifies potential dietary triggers that induce a migraine attack for her, including monosodium glutamate (MSG), aspartame and alcohol, especially red wine. “When I was newly diagnosed with chronic migraine disease, I was cognizant…

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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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Sharing My Headache Story with NHF – Jessie B.H.

Sharing My Headache Story with NHF – Jessie B.H.

I am a 32-year-old woman and I have suffered with migraines for as long as I can remember. My mother and grandmother were both forced to live with migraines too, so I feel it is hereditary. I’ve seen countless doctors…

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