Around 28 million Americans suffer or experience headaches and migraines on a daily basis. This sort of migraine can be agonizing sometimes and the worst part is, that it comes without a warning.
Migraines are sometimes accompanied with other symptoms like blurry vision, nausea, vomiting and severe light sensitivity. It can even make some individuals see nothing except foggy spots, and in other cases people who get a beating migraine are forced to rest for the remaining of the day.
In the case of these intensively painful headaches, many people use prescription drugs to relieve the discomfort. However, there’s a more natural approach to relieving migraines.
Recent research showed that weather changes, especially if you live in the hot temperate regions, and consuming excessive amounts of sugar in a one to two-day period.
Shift of serotonin levels in the brain, or a drop or rise in blood flow to the brain, could be another culprit that causes migraines.
According to a recent study, the deficiency in vitamin B6, B12, folic acid, and vitamin D, can be the cause of frequent migraines.
Actually, you can increase your risk of migraines by 300% if these vitamins are not present in your diet. So, it is of great importance to ensure that your body is getting the recommended intake of these vitamins.
List of all the foods that can cause migraines and headaches:
- Citrus Fruit
- Processed Meats
- Red Plums
- Soy Sauce
- Cheese (aged)
- Other things that can trigger migraines:
-Lack of sleep
-Change in pressure
-Pungent smelling substances such as perfumes, paint, or chemicals
If you often suffer from these painful headaches, you should write down the symptoms and duration as it can help you find a pattern and detect an important trigger, which will eventually help you prevent them.