Food items that are probably giving you a headache: Nutritionist explains

Updated On Nov 21, 2022 04:16 PM IST
  • From red wine to chocolates to milk, here is a list of a few food items that can trigger headache.
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Sometimes we endure chronic headaches. We often think that it happens due to stress or other genetic propositions. However, sometimes the reason of our headache might be hiding within our diet. Explaining this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, “Many people endure headaches consistently, never expecting that the trigger could be something in their diet. Of course, if you have frequent headaches, a lot of it could depend upon your genetic predisposition. The more genetically prone you are, the more likely certain foods act to precipitate the headaches.” She further noted down a list of food items that can cause headache.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 04:16 PM IST

Sometimes we endure chronic headaches. We often think that it happens due to stress or other genetic propositions. However, sometimes the reason of our headache might be hiding within our diet. Explaining this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee wrote, “Many people endure headaches consistently, never expecting that the trigger could be something in their diet. Of course, if you have frequent headaches, a lot of it could depend upon your genetic predisposition. The more genetically prone you are, the more likely certain foods act to precipitate the headaches.” She further noted down a list of food items that can cause headache.(Unsplash)

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Cheese contains tyramine, a substance that leads the blood vessels to constrict, causing headaches.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cheese contains tyramine, a substance that leads the blood vessels to constrict, causing headaches.(Unsplash)

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Red wine can be a trigger for headaches. The quantity of the wine also varies from person to person.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Red wine can be a trigger for headaches. The quantity of the wine also varies from person to person.(Unsplash)

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Eating chocolates in excess can lead to a splitting headache, as it contains tyramine, a compound that can elevate blood pressure.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Eating chocolates in excess can lead to a splitting headache, as it contains tyramine, a compound that can elevate blood pressure.(Unsplash)

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Artificial sweeteners should not be consumed in large amounts, as they contain aspartame, which brings down dopamine levels, triggering headaches(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Artificial sweeteners should not be consumed in large amounts, as they contain aspartame, which brings down dopamine levels, triggering headaches(Unsplash)

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In case you are lactose-intolerant, milk can be a common reason for headache.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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In case you are lactose-intolerant, milk can be a common reason for headache.(Unsplash)

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Citrus fruits contain octopamine, a common trigger for headaches. People who cannot tolerate acidic fruits, can get headache from sweet lime, grapefruits and oranges as well.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Citrus fruits contain octopamine, a common trigger for headaches. People who cannot tolerate acidic fruits, can get headache from sweet lime, grapefruits and oranges as well.(Unsplash)

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Canned fish, peanuts and cured meats are also triggers for headache.(Unsplash) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 04:16 PM IST

Canned fish, peanuts and cured meats are also triggers for headache.(Unsplash)

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