Master List of Migraine Research Articles

For those of you interested in learning more about migraine, the gut-brain connection, supplements, and more! How to look up an article – you can simply copy and paste the url at the end of the citation (the “doi”) and google it! You can also try googling the article’s title. For best results, use https://scholar.google.com/Continue reading “Master List of Migraine Research Articles”

Evaluating Food Trigger Science

How do we figure out if a food is a “common trigger”? The science behind food triggers is always tricky. We all have our own unique chemistry that determines our personal triggers. Factors that influence how we react to food include: Our ability to digest and absorb food The composition of our gut bacteria Genetic mutationsContinue reading “Evaluating Food Trigger Science”

Histamine

What is it?: a natural chemical that is part of your immune system Where is it?: found naturally in your body and in certain foods like smoked meats, mature cheeses, and eggplant Is it a common trigger?: if histamine is building up in your system, then yes! The Basics Histamine is a natural chemical found in your body.Continue reading “Histamine”

MSG

What is it?: a food additive derived from glutamate, an amino acid Where is it?: packaged foods, Asian dishes Is it a common trigger?: probably not (hear me out!) The Basics MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is a food additive commonly found in Asian dishes and prepackaged foods. It’s known for its distinctive umami flavor and has long been thought ofContinue reading “MSG”

Are Food Sensitivities Contributing Your Migraine Symptoms?

If you’ve tried EVERYTHING to relieve your migraine symptoms and nothing has worked very well, it’s time to stop looking at your head and start looking at your gut! Read on to find out what a food sensitivity is, how it differs from food intolerances, food allergies, and food triggers, and how to know ifContinue reading “Are Food Sensitivities Contributing Your Migraine Symptoms?”