9 Common Migraine Triggers

Proceed with caution around these items...and you could save yourself a big headache.


Hidden Triggers: Tyramine or Phenylethylamine

While what triggers a migraine is different for everybody, the most common food culprits out there contain tyramine or phenylethylamine, two amino acids found in chocolate, aged or fermented cheese (including cheddar, blue, Brie, and all hard and “moldy” cheeses), soy foods, nuts, citrus fruits, and vinegar (both red and balsamic).