What goes in your mouth can mess with your head. Know your ingredients and sensitivities; studies show that by avoiding some familiar trigger foods, you can decrease or even eliminate headache pain.

Common Triggers


  • Alcohol

  • Artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners

  • Beef

  • Chocolate

  • Coffee

  • Corn

  • Eggs

  • Food additives (e.g., MSG)

  • Milk

  • Preservatives (e.g., sodium nitrate)

  • Oranges

  • Soy foods

  • Sugar

  • Tea

  • Wheat

  • Yeast