Migraine and your Food selection
Migraine can be defined as a severe headache, usually unilateral, accompanied by gastrointestinal signs and other visuals. It is a very common discomfort in women, common among the young adult population. Its causes are many, but the family history seems to have much of the responsibility.
Some reports indicate that there are certain foods that are triggers of migraine symptoms in people who suffer from frequent episodes. However, this condition is so complex that it has been observed that not all persons with the same symptoms food or to consume the same quantities of them.
Four nutritional recommendations for people with migraine:
Keep mealtimes sorted and avoid spending more than three hours without eating. This helps to maintain stable blood glucose levels and avoid drastic reductions sugar for the brain, with the consequent dizziness, fatigue and headache.
Avoid eating too many sweets. Many sweet foods such as chocolates, candies, jellies, honey, corn syrup, desserts and preserves are related with the onset of migraine symptoms. Avoiding them can help not only with these headaches, but also with their weight.
Stay away from alcoholic beverages. Besides its hypoglycemic effect, i.e., they can produce significant decreases in blood sugar; alcohol containing favors the onset of migraine symptoms. Do not drink wine, beer, vodka, whiskey, or any other beverage of this kind.
Pay attention to these foods. The following list corresponds to foods that commonly favor the occurrence of migraine attacks:
- Ripe banana
- Pickles and canned food
- Sour cream
- Nuts and seeds
- Peanut Butter
- Coffee and black tea
- Sausages: salami, bacon, ham, sausages, etc.
- Cheeses mature cheddar, Gouda or Edam
- Condiments artificial seasonings, packaged soups, chutneys
Foods are essential for our living, but sometimes they create some problems for our bad health condition or influence some diseases elements. If we are careful about food selection then it will help us to control some uneven problems like migraine.