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Aged cheese/cured meats and antidepressants: These foods (plus avocados, chocolate, beer and wine) all contain the amino acid tyramine, which helps regulate blood pressure.
Yep, believe it or not, an estimated 25% of all migraine headaches are caused by tyramine, a substance in protein.
So if looking for a food fix for migraines, consider eliminating these high-tyramine cheeses first: English Stilton, blue cheese, sharp cheddar, Danish blue, mozzarella, Swiss Gruyere, feta, Parmesan and Gorgonzola.
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First Known Use: 1910See Words from the same year
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