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By Kerrie Smyres - April 28, 2015
... allowed herbs and spices to increase the flavors. There are migraine-focused cookbooks, but few also omit histamine-containing foods. Some of those recipes even include other potential trigger foods. Migraine diet cookbooks can... of wheat are delicious with a little butter or cream and maple syrup. (Some people find sugar a trigger, so try not to go overboard with the sweeteners.) Lunch Salad made of allowed ingredients and topped with meat or beans...

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By Kerrie Smyres - January 19, 2015
... from your diet for a short time. After you’re symptom-free (or have reduced symptoms) for a while, you slowly add foods back in to see if they trigger a migraine. The recommended time to wait before reintroducing a food varies... from several weeks to four months; in my experience, about six weeks is sufficient. Once you’ve determined a food or food chemical isn’t a trigger, it can go back in your diet. (“Food chemical” doesn’t...

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By Kerrie Smyres - January 29, 2015
... they’re relevant. This is integral knowledge to understand why certain foods are triggers. Food chemicals are a good starting point for a couple of reasons. By understanding how potentially problematic foods are related to each... to be the primary culprits to trigger migraine attacks are listed below. Some are naturally occurring, while others are added to foods. I’ve included some information on  each of the food chemicals as well as links to good...

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By Kerrie Smyres - April 22, 2015
...Is food allergy testing a good way to test for migraine triggers? This is a common question when people are overwhelmed by the details of an elimination diet. The answer is: it’s complicated. Food allergies usually cause... some sort of reaction every time the trigger food is eaten, though the symptoms may vary from one reaction to the next, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.1 Food-related migraine triggers...

5 Answers Submitted By jowan9 - February 11, 2018

…’t like most TV dinners. My home cooked meals aren’t very good when frozen and reheated. I was wondering if any of our members have casseroles that can frozen and are delicious when reheated. I’d also appreciate…

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By Lisa Robin Benson - March 16, 2017
... for computer work, as standing helps me keep good posture. Not eating on time I like to think of myself as a foodie, in fact I’ve done some food writing and restaurant reviews. That said, there’s another reason why...We hear a lot about migraine triggers, and one of the first tasks a doctor will often give a patient is to keep a headache diary to identify them. I’ve had migraines since I was a kid and I always knew there were...

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By Prof. Joanna Kempner - February 9, 2018
.... Assessing the situation By Friday, I was focused on the only three fundamental truths that mattered:* Number one: The barometric pressure triggered a bomb inside my head that no medicine could touch. Number two: Schools would... Migraine.com: Thanks! You're all set! Good news - you're already subscribed! Need help? Let us know at contact@Migraine.com. Something's not right... Try again or let us know at contact@Migraine.com....

1 Answer Submitted By Cbowman - February 20, 2018

… be getting motion sickness triggering a migraine. The headaches come in a few hours after exercising and while relaxing in the evening watching tv or reading. I feel great after exercise but then it starts later in the evening or for sure wake with one the next morning. Anyone else experience this or found a solution?…

2 Answers Submitted By Ronan - February 17, 2018

…’t care. Did this recently, and it tasted sooo good. Anyone else cheat? If you do, what can you get away with? Something that won’t bring on a full fledge attack….

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By Tamara - February 13, 2018
...I have found some very important details about my chronic migraine journey recently. I started recording my daily pain levels, triggers and med use back in June 2015. I actually liked having a written proof on when I... days than severe pain, mar ‘16 and apr ‘17; this was because of more consistent weather and that alone. There is not much you can do about weather triggers and shows why so many preventative treatments have failed. There also...

9 Answers Submitted By MigrainerWarriorsMum - February 7, 2018

…My daughter is very restless in her sleep. She sometimes yawns and talks in her sleep. She crawls round and round her bed. She is nearly impossible to wake in the morning. However gently I try and wake her she usually wakes with a start clutching her head in pain. She has realised that she can give herself a migraine by stressing out about things (like worrying about getting a migraine). Is a sleep problem giving her morning migraines or is going…

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By Amanda Workman - February 12, 2018
... the opposite of the truth). Being in that position, completely powerless to help her, is the hardest thing I’ve ever experienced. Avoiding triggers changes one’s life Do you think chronic migraine has changed the individual... things like watching a sunrise or sitting outside on the porch and enjoying a beautiful day can trigger a migraine. She used to love trying different wines and having a glass with dinner. Today, she rarely even has a glass...

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By drewski - February 21, 2018
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By southsidegirl66 - February 14, 2018
... don’t work.. I’m at a loss of what else to try :(. If anyone here has this condition I’d love to hear your story and ideas for other options. Sign up for emails from Migraine.com: Thanks! You're all set! Good...

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By #purpleproject - February 16, 2018
... I’m fine. My heart beats a million miles a minute and I start to feel my head get faint. I sit down as soon as I can because I know what’s coming on. Numness spreading The numbness spreads and now my foot, my hand, and my... them know this is not “just” a migraine. Sign up for emails from Migraine.com: Thanks! You're all set! Good news - you're already subscribed! Need help? Let us know at contact@Migraine.com. Something's not right... Try again or let us know at contact@Migraine.com....

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By Kerrie Smyres - February 20, 2018
... website. Sign up for emails from Migraine.com: Thanks! You're all set! Good news - you're already subscribed! Need help? Let us know at contact@Migraine.com. Something's not right... Try again or let us know at contact@Migraine.com....