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One of the ma­jor rea­sons for these painful headaches is an empty stom­ach. Avoid­ing skip­ping meals. Have reg­u­lar small meals through­out the day. Foods which con­tain amino acids tyra­mine or phenylethy­lamine, such as cheese and choco­late can also cause a mi­graine at­tacks. Since cof­fee and tea are neuro-stim­u­la­tors, they can also cause mi­graine to some peo­ple. Food con­tain­ing Aji­nomoto can also make mi­graine worse. “Avoid food items which cause bloat­ing and gas such as black len­tils, red kidney beans and junk food. A high fatty acid diet along with spicy foods is also not good. “You also need to cut down on al­co­hol to avoid mi­graine,”says Dr. Sharma. Opt for a diet high in anti-ox­i­dants and fiber. Stom­ach re­lax­ing fruits such as pa­paya and green tea can also be help­ful. Add plenty of green veg­eta­bles in your diet and avoid red meat as much as pos­si­ble. The key to avoid­ing mi­graine is good gut health.

The key to avoid­ing mi­graine is good gut health

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