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Top Headache-Fighting Foods to Include in Your Chiropractic Treatment Plan

Top Headache-Fighting Foods to Include in Your Chiropractic Treatment Plan

Diets and Headaches- How foods help your Chiropractic Treatment
Diets and Headaches- How foods help your Chiropractic Treatment

The GLOBAL prevalence of migraine as a headache is estimated to be 14.4%. Migraine headaches are ranked as the HIGHEST CONTRIBUTOR to disability in under 50 year olds

For woman, migraines are 2-3 times more prevalent AND more severe attacks with longer duration and have an INCREASED risk of recurrent headaches

Researchers looked into different diet types and if they could help with headaches

A woman with chronic headache used modified fasting diet with 3–4 high protein/low carbohydrate (200 kcal) shake a day. After ketosis establishment, the headache attacks disappeared. This effect remained for 7 months after stopping fasting

Another research looked into adults with chronic migraine ( headaches for more than 12 weeks) followed a low-calorie diet (1200–1500 kcal/d) for several months. Significant reduction in headaches days and abortive medication consumption was observed. Twenty eight percent of the sample reached complete remission from migraine headach

How Obesity can produce headaches

a 2003 Study found that there was a 5 times increase RISK of developing Chronic Headaches in obese patients versus normal weight individuals

Another study found that obesity is linked to more FREQUENT and MORE INTENSE headaches

Can LOW FAT diets help?

Several studies have looked into reducing fat consumption over a 12 week period and found headaches

- had decreased in duration

- had decreased in frequency

- had decreased in intensity

Elimination diet

- Common headache triggers are

- Cheese

- Chocolate

- Citrus Fruit

- Alcohol

- Coffee

- Tomatoes

- Carbohydrates

- Red Wine

Researchers have tried to look into the effects of a LOW SODIUM DIET , and the results currently show no difference in reducing sodium intake , but further research is needed


If you want more information about how we can help . Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our Chiropractors in Sunbury or Melton/Strathtulloh Today!

Chiropractic has moved online. We offer our online programs -STAND CORRECTED- To help you through the day. They contain health advice for your conditions, nutritional advice and exercises for you to do at home or at the workplace to help you achieve your health goals. We understand that coming to the Chiropractic clinic maybe costly and time consuming. This way if you cant make it into the chiropractic office, you can do any of our 20+ online health programs at your leisure.

Enjoy and we hope they spark a little bit of joy and help you achieve your health goals. Each program contains - Information about the conditions - things to do and things to avoid - nutrition advice - all the stretches that are needed to help The following conditions are now available for online sessions

  • migraine

  • cervicogenic headaches

  • cervical facet neck pain

  • tension headaches

  • cervical radiculopathy (pins and needles in the arm originating from the neck)

  • shoulder impingement relief

  • thoracic outlet syndrome

  • frozen shoulder

  • rotator cuff

  • chronic lumbar (Low Back) disc pain

  • acute Lumbar(low back) disc pain

  • Lumbar facet pain

  • sciatica and piriformis syndrome

  • meniscus (knee pain)

  • Plantar fasciitis (Foot Pain)

  • Shin Splints

  • Tennis Elbow/Golfers elbow

  • Carpal tunnel Syndrome

  • Upper Crossed Syndrome( Poor Posture)

  • Lower Crossed Syndrome ( Poor Posture)

  • Dizziness-Vertigo

  • Arthritis

  • Welcome To Chiropractic

  • TMJ (Jaw Pain)



. 2019 Nov 14;20(1):106. doi: 10.1186/s10194-019-1057-1.

Association of diet and headache

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Thankyou, excellent advise again

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