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  Foods that prevent Migraine headaches

Migraines are recurrent headaches. Migraine is very painful. Migraine is accompanied by symptoms such as nausea, vomiting. Some people may also have visual disturbances. People also face with eye pain. They don’t feel like to sit in light, but often they like the room to be dark.

Factors that trigger migraine include stress, mental disturbance,  bright lights, allergies, perfumes, loud noise, alcohol, skipping meals, not sleeping properly, hormone fluctuations, birth control pills.

Foods that trigger migraine attacks are chocolates, food additives, monosodium glutamate, sour cream, yogurt, citrus fruits, nuts (especially pea nuts), fried foods, caffeine foods, alcoholic drinks, meat and vegetable extracts, sulfites, nitrites, aspartame, yeast.

Choice of foods:

Magnesium rich foods are good for migraine headaches. Some sources of magnesium rich foods are nuts, spinach, sesame, apricots, avocados, cantaloupe, apples, and almonds.

Vitamin E rich foods are good for migraine headaches are nuts, olive oil, and flax seeds. Vitamin E rich foods can stabilize estrogen levels and thus prevent migraine headaches.

Potassium rich foods are important for healthy nervous system. Some of the foods are bananas, yam, raisins, and apricots.

Vitamin B complex foods are good for anxiety disorders caused by stress and hormonal imbalances. Brown rice, oat meal, bananas, prunes, peas, apricots, fish, broccoli, mushrooms, cantaloupe, yogurt, cabbage, salmon, seafood, grains and nuts.

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