If you've never had a true migraine headache, then you may have another reason to feel #blessed. Migraines are worse than regular headaches by an order of magnitude. Although these headaches can be debilitating, you may be able to help manage them by making some lifestyle changes. For instance, there are some foods that may help your migraines feel less terrible. Because once you've had a migraine, you'd probably eat a bag of rocks to avoid experiencing another one. Yes. they can be that bad.
Before getting into the food dynamic, it helps to understand the underlying causes behind migraines. Although the exact causes are still being studied, according to the Mayo Clinic the environmental triggers of migraines may include hormonal changes, stress, strong smells, certain foods, and skipping meals. Whatever the cause, these headaches can produce throbbing pain, blurry vision, sensitivity to light and sound, and even fainting, as further noted by the Mayo Clinic.
Fortunately, there may be some relief in the form of food as medicine. Or, at the very least, these foods are not typically prone to triggering migraines, so you can eat them with a peace of mind. Read on to find out how you can create a migraine-busting meal plan.