What is connection between migraines and alcohol usage? Should a migraine sufferer totally avoid alcohol or what guideline should one follow. I know there is a caution re red wine, but what about other liquors? Are there any types more likely to serve as 'triggers' for Migraineurs? Should a Migraineur limit these beverages in order to avoid auras, etc.? Many Thanks. Buddy.
The connection between alcohol and Migraine is entirely dependent upon the individual Migraineur and how their body reacts to the alcohol. For some Migraineurs, no alcoholic beverage is a trigger; for some, any alcoholic beverage is a trigger. This is something each Migraineur must find out for him- or herself. As for auras, that's not dependent upon alcohol, but the type of Migraine a person experiences. There's Migraine with aura and Migraine without aura.
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Published On: April 10, 2007