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What are examples of tyramine-rich foods?

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Here are examples of especially tyramine-rich foods:

  • Aged chicken liver
  • Aged cheese
  • Beer on tap
  • Meats that have been fermented or air-dried, such as summer sausage
  • Red wine
  • Sauerkraut
  • Soy sauce Other foods that may contain tyramine include:
  • Sauces containing fish or shrimp
  • Miso soup
  • Yeast extract

From: Tyramine and Migraines WebMD Medical Reference

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Sun-Edelstein, C. June 2009; vol 25: pp 446-452. Clinical Journal of Pain,

Rumore, M. June 2010; vol 25: pp 265-269. Nutrition in Clinical Practice,

Walker, S. October 1996; vol 16: pp 383-388. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology,

D'Andrea, G. , August 2006; vol 26: pp. 968-972. Cephalalgia

Andress-Rothrock, D. September 2010; vol 50: pp 1366-1370. Headache,

Hauge, A. March 2011; vol 31: pp 416-438. Cephalalgia,

McCabe-Sellers, B. August2006; vol 19: pp S58-S65. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis,

National Headache Foundation: "Keeping a Headache Diary Can Help Your Doctor Help You."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 18, 2018

SOURCES:

Sun-Edelstein, C. June 2009; vol 25: pp 446-452. Clinical Journal of Pain,

Rumore, M. June 2010; vol 25: pp 265-269. Nutrition in Clinical Practice,

Walker, S. October 1996; vol 16: pp 383-388. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology,

D'Andrea, G. , August 2006; vol 26: pp. 968-972. Cephalalgia

Andress-Rothrock, D. September 2010; vol 50: pp 1366-1370. Headache,

Hauge, A. March 2011; vol 31: pp 416-438. Cephalalgia,

McCabe-Sellers, B. August2006; vol 19: pp S58-S65. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis,

National Headache Foundation: "Keeping a Headache Diary Can Help Your Doctor Help You."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 18, 2018

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