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9 of the best foods for headaches--and hangovers

9 of the best foods for headaches--and hangovers

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  • 1. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by bark page 1 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches
  • 2. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. page 2 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches If dehydration is the issue because you had too much fun (i.e. alcohol) the night before, lettuce will replenish those car bombs and tequila shots with water and fiber to rehydrate your body.
  • 3. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by Market Manager page 3 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Apricots are loaded with magnesium which, according to recent studies, appear to make those headaches more difficult to come by. This may be due to the fact that magnesium plays an integral role in regulating blood pressure.
  • 4. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by stephen, 스 데 반 , ,‫שמפן‬ Stephanos, Etienne, ステファン ジョン ブライド , ‫ﺳﺘﻴﻔﻦ‬ bryde page 4 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Yes! Everybody's favorite (at least for 54% of Americans over the age of 18) breakfast juice DOES help aide in hangover, I mean headache, prevention. Caffeine is a vasoconstrictor, which is a fancy word for reducing the size of blood vessels. If seasonal allergies cause your headache, then coffee can decrease the release of histamine in your blood, the same drug found in over-the-counter drugs that reduce allergic reactions. Of course, too much coffee can have the opposite effect and cause a headache.
  • 5. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by MGunawan page 5 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate pain signals in the body, and tryptophan is an amino acid that aides in producing serotonin. Recent studies indicate that increasing the amount of tryptophan through fish, grains, and legumes, helps buffer that headache down to a level of "manageable."
  • 6. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by guilherme pavan page 6 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Nope, not whipped cream, but dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt are all rich in calcium, a main contributor to headaches when deficient in the body.
  • 7. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by Luke Wisley page 7 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Getting your daily dose of potassium is not easy. In fact, the majority of people do not receive their recommended daily allowance. Bananas are rich in potassium, but they're also high in calories, so one banana a day should be enough.
  • 8. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by HatM page 8 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Broccoli is high in riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2. Riboflavin deficiencies can be passed down through genetics or simply due to a poor diet. Eating a diet high in B2 can help relieve and prevent headaches because of its role in creating cellular energy.
  • 9. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by Luke Wisley page 9 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Salsa, hot peppers, and anything else that helps clear your sinuses also helps reduce nasal congestion, a leading cause of headaches. If it's that time of year where you know a stuffy nose is likely around the corner, start loading up on those spices! (Of course, you may want to include a roll of Tums to that grocery list.)
  • 10. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. Photo by Kid Gibson page 10 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches Spinach is a huge moneymaker when it comes to migraine relief for a number of reasons: It reduces blood pressure, which means it also helps prevent chronic headaches; it's high in magnesium; and it is water-rich, which helps to rehydrate you. Just be sure not to overcook this little gem as all its nutrient awesomeness will dissipate into thin air.
  • 11. Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that's simple, beautiful and fun. page 11 of 11 Best Foods for Headaches