Migraines often last longer and have more physical effects than a common headache. The great news is by looking at your daily diet you may be able to identify culprits that are triggering your migraine. Keep reading for some tips!
The pain intensity is often much greater than a common headache and can be accompanied by other symptoms like nausea and vomiting. Prior to a migraine a person may see flashes of light or experience tingling in the limbs. You may also be sensitive to noises and lights.
In terms of nutrition, the diet is a good place to start as you may be consuming a lot of foods that are triggering your migraines. By completing a food diary and tracking your intake and migraines you may be able to eliminate the culprits and reduce the amount of migraines you experience and the intensity of the migraine.
Top foods to eat if you suffer from migraines: (Are you including these in your weekly diet?)
Foods highlighted in yellow are the most common triggers.
(Think anything from a packet, jar, box that is processed including takeaways are huge culprits!)
It is worth completing a food diary for a few weeks and notice how you feel after certain foods / what foods triggered a migraine. Not all foods may be triggers for you. To complete correctly identify foods you eat a lot of to start with / begin working with 1-2 foods at a time.
Other Lifestyle Triggers:
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