Do any foods prevent headaches?

  1. profile image75
    Education Answerposted 5 years ago

    Do any foods prevent headaches?

  2. dinkan53 profile image77
    dinkan53posted 5 years ago

    Stress and tension are the number one causes of headaches. Migraines, cluster headaches, sinus headaches and tension headaches are the common headaches usually trouble people. Controlling your diet is very essential in dealing with various headaches. Heavy red meat, cheese,  chocolate, caffeine,  eggs, fatty foods, alcohol and additives and preservatives in fast foods can trigger or aggravate your headache.
    Foods recommended by nutritionists for headaches are food rich in VitaminC, Vitamin B complex, Magnesium and Calcium like oranges, grapefruits, strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, spinach and broccoli, Fishes like Salmon and Tuna, Peanuts, Brown rice, Walnuts, Corn oil, Avocados, Soybeans, Oatmeal, Halibut, Almonds, Wheatbran and Yogurt.
    If headaches persist more than a day or two, please consult with your doctor.

  3. artist101 profile image68
    artist101posted 5 years ago

    Include almonds, garlic, cherry, and pineapple in the diet, all known to contain anti inflammatory agents. The herbs butterbur and feverfew have been known to help with migraines.
    Avoid tyramine containing foods which are bananas, chocolate, beer, wine, and tomatoes, to name a few.  As well as the additives msg, nitrates, and sulfates.