Cheddar, Swiss, and blue cheese contain tyramine, a naturally occurring chemical that may cause headaches.
Hot dogs, sausages, and bacon contain nitrates and nitrites, preservatives linked to migraines.
Caffeine may help some individuals with migraines, but too much or rapid withdrawal can cause them.
In sensitive people, tyramine, histamine, and sulfites in red wine, beer, and spirits may cause migraines.
Some individuals get migraines from chocolate's caffeine and tyramine.
Aspartame, present in diet drinks and sugar-free goods, may cause migraines.
MSG, found in processed and Asian foods, may cause migraines.