According to Dr. Mercola an estimated 26 million Americans suffer with migraines. Approximately 80 percent of them are women. All in about one in five women get migraines while only one in 16 men get them, according to migraines.org.

A migraine headache is characterized as an intense throbbing or pulsing headache. Typically in one area or side of your head and is commonly accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light or sound. Some migraines experience “aura” sensations before an attack. These are sensory warning symptoms, such as flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling in your arm or leg.

What causes some of these migraines? Could it be food allergies? Below, is a list of foods identified by PubMed.gov that may be causing your migraine.

  • Wheat  
  • Cow’s milk
  • Grain cereals  
  • Cane sugar  
  • Yeast  
  • Corn
  •  Citrus
  •  Eggs

Ever consider a Diet for migraine relief OR getting a chiropractic adjustment?

The full details are described in the plan, but generally speaking, the following key factors apply to any healthy diet.

  • Eliminate all gluten products  
  • Unprocessed whole foods
  • Come from high-quality, local sources  
  • Often raw or grass-fed, and free from additives and genetically modified ingredients

Please note that there is a headache protocol that is available to you along with your adjustment that you may benefit form. Make your chiropractic appointment today!

For any other inquiries or recommendations ask the doctors at South Orange Chiropractic Center.