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Foods That Trigger Migraines – Video

Do you suffer from migraines? A variety of foods and drinks have been shown to trigger migraines. Watch this video or keep reading to learn about some of the most common migraine triggers.



Coffee can be a migraine trigger because of the caffeine.
Caffeine is also sometimes effective in reducing migraine pain.
Gauge your own response to determine if caffeine is a friend or foe.


Beer, red wine, sherry and vermouth are high in tyramine, a powerful migraine trigger.
Alcohol is also a natural diuretic, which can lead to dehydration...
and dehydration can trigger migraines.


Aspartame is an artificial sugar substitute.
It is typically found in low-calorie or diet foods and drinks.

MSG (monosodium glutamate)

MSG is used to enhance the flavor of foods.
It is widely found in packaged foods, processed foods and spice blends.

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