【Let's say goodbye to headache】Headache is our number one enemy, it hurts so much and you have the feeling that the head is exploding. There are many reasons for headaches, including emotional stress, endocrine disorders, and dietary imbalances. Usually people suffering from headaches rely on painkillers, but excessive use of painkillers will reduce the ability of the central nervous system to suppress pain, which makes it more prone to headaches.
Besides adjusting rest periods and to relieve stress, we can also prevent the intake of certain kinds of food in our diet. Headaches are mainly pain related to blood vessels, nerves, and brain conductive materials. Therefore, preventing the intake of food that stimulates nerves and blood vessels in our daily diet, can help to prevent headache.
Nitrite is added to meats during processing, and which can induce headaches.
Food examples: sausage, sausage, ham
Foods containing tyrosine
Tyrosine is a non-essential amino acid. This component causes the body to release adrenaline and serotonin, which can cause vasospasm and cause headaches.
Food examples: cheese, chocolate, citrus fruits
Headache after drinking is caused by the decomposition of alcohol to form acetaldehyde, which stimulates nerves, dilates blood vessels, which causes headaches, and accelerates inflammation.
These foods can cause nerve sensitivity or allergic reactions in the body, causing headaches.
Food examples: chili, pepper
The main component of MSG, sodium glutamate, is an amino acid and neurotransmitter, which can cause irritation in the nervous system. If you consume too much MSG, the concentration of glutamine will be excessive and cause headaches.
Food examples: instant noodles, potato chips, sauces
Sugar substitutes can cause irritation or interference with nerve endings, causing muscle tension and headaches.
Food example: sugar-free soda
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