Food as trigger and aggravating factor of migraine

  title={Food as trigger and aggravating factor of migraine},
  author={Cinzia Finocchi and Giorgia Sivori},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
A relevant proportion of patients say that their migraine attacks may be precipitated by dietary items, the percentage of patients reporting foods as trigger ranging in different study from 12 to 60 %. Fasting, alcohol, chocolate and cheese are the dietary precipitating factors more frequently reported. The finding that diet-sensitive migraineurs are usually sensitive to several and different foods, lead to the hypothesis of antigenic similarities between these disparate foods or common… 

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