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How can certain foods trigger a migraine?

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Salty, processed foods and aged cheeses like blue cheese are known triggers. And the artificial sweetener aspartame and flavor enhancer monosodium glutamate, or MSG, may cause them, too.

From: Migraine Causes WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Migraine,” “Migraine: Simple steps to head off the pain,” “Migraine, symptoms and causes.”

KidsHealth.org: “Migraines: What a Pain!”

Cleveland Clinic: “Migraine Headaches.”

American Cancer Society: “Aspartame: What is Aspartame?”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 09, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Migraine,” “Migraine: Simple steps to head off the pain,” “Migraine, symptoms and causes.”

KidsHealth.org: “Migraines: What a Pain!”

Cleveland Clinic: “Migraine Headaches.”

American Cancer Society: “Aspartame: What is Aspartame?”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 09, 2018

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