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Getting Over Your Holiday Headaches

December 30, 2021
Reviewed by
Cheri Bantilan MS, RD, CD

There’s been a lot of talk about holiday headaches this season. And while there’s no concrete evidence that they really do happen more around this time of year, it’s not really that surprising, is it? After all, along with the joy and festive cheer, the holidays are a time of increased stress, as this American Psychological Association survey found. And as we know, stress can increase the occurrences of headaches, holidays, or otherwise. 

You’ve probably been through it all over the past few weeks: queues for days at the supermarket, your favorite foods marked up or out of stock, family arguments, and general crazy holiday shenanigans! 

If you didn’t get at least one headache over the past few months, that’s great! But since it’s been at the forefront of our minds this season, we’re going to tell you a bit about what headaches are and how you can prevent them as you make your way into a new, healthier year. 

What Are Headaches?


Headaches, simply put, are a type of pain that nearly 75 percent of adults worldwide will experience at least once a year, some more often than others. Most headaches originate in the nerves, blood vessels, and muscles covering your head or neck. These muscles or blood vessels swell, tighten and go through other changes that stimulate the surrounding nerves or pressure them. The nerves then send a rush of pain messages to the brain, which brings on a headache.

Types of Headaches

Headaches are the most common nervous system disorders, and there are more than 150 classified types. They’re usually categorized into two main categories: primary and secondary. Primary headaches are unrelated to a medical condition, while secondary headaches are associated with another medical condition.

The four main primary headaches 

  1. Cluster Headaches
  2. Migraines
  3. Tension Headaches
  4. New daily persistent headaches (NDPH)

Some Causes of Secondary Headaches

  • High blood pressure
  • Infection
  • Medication Overuse
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Trauma

 

Now that we know the different types of headaches, let’s look at a few that you’re likely to have encountered throughout the year and perhaps even more during the holidays:

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are the most common kind of headache. Although the name may make you believe they’re caused by external tension, that’s not exactly what the word means here. The tension in the title refers to tension in the muscles surrounding your head and neck. 

The pain you feel with a tension headache is usually a consistent pain on both sides of your head, without any throbbing. These headaches typically respond well to over-the-counter medication, which can sometimes be aggravated by exercise.  

Migraines


Migraines are the second most common kind of headache and usually result in moderate to severe pain. This is due to the pain and other symptoms surrounding it, including sensitivity to light, noise, or odors. 

They can cause other health issues like nausea and vomiting. While they can occur as one-off instances, they are usually chronic or lifelong conditions. There’s usually a trigger for migraines, which can differ from person-to-person and vary from hormone changes during menstruation to certain foods, drinks, stress, and exercise.

Cluster Headaches

These are the most severe type of primary headaches. As their name suggests, they come in a ‘cluster.’ They can occur as many as one to eight times per day and may last from two weeks to three months. This pain is usually an intense throbbing or constant pain with a burning or stabbing sensation located behind one of your eyes or in the eye region.

Sinus Headaches


A sinus infection is an infection that causes congestion and inflammation in the sinuses, which can then lead to a headache. This headache can be mistaken for a migraine; however, it has some classic symptoms that set it apart from a migraine, including:

  • A bad taste in your mouth.
  • Constant pain in your cheekbones and forehead
  • Facial swelling
  • A feeling of fullness in your ears
  • Fever
  • Pain that gets worse with sudden head movement
  • A runny nose

Medication Overuse Headaches (MOH)

These headaches actually result from frequently taking pain medications for headaches! Long-term use of drugs for migraines, for example, can cause more headaches, putting you in something of a Catch-22 situation. They’re sometimes called rebound headaches and usually subside when you stop taking too much of the medication that is triggering them. 

Some Common Causes of Headaches and How to Address Them 


There are so many different things that can cause a headache, including but not limited to all that holiday stress. Whether you experience headaches around stressful times of the year like the holidays, throughout the year, or only occasionally, it’s good to know what may be causing them and how to address them. Here’s what you should know

What’s causing your headaches? 

Apart from the stress, overuse of medication, and over exercise, here are a few other things that may contribute to your headaches: 

Your Food Choices


Various foods can cause headaches. One of the most common ones that trigger headaches are those that contain tyramine. Tyramine is a common compound found in plants and animals and is the byproduct of an amino acid called tyrosine. 

Your body relies on an enzyme called monoamine oxidase to break tyramine down. Some people don’t have enough of this enzyme to break down tyramine, and the build-up can lead to a headache. 

Certain foods are higher in tyramine, like aged cheeses, cured or processed meats, pickled or fermented vegetables, citrus, tropical fruit, and certain alcoholic beverages. Other foods known to cause headaches in some people include caffeine, chocolate, yeast, and cultured dairy products.

Your Sugar Levels

Your sugar levels need to be in the optimum range for your body to stay as healthy as possible. If your levels are too high or too low, it can result in various symptoms and health issues, including headaches.

If you’re diabetic, track your sugar levels and aim for them to be within a normal range of 70- 140mg/dL. If you’re struggling to manage your sugar levels, consider using a CGM to help monitor and track your glucose data.

Dehydration


Dehydration is an important and perhaps one of the most common triggers for a headache. When you’re dehydrated, there’s an imbalance of fluid and electrolytes in your system. Your brain may shrink temporarily from the fluid loss, making it ‘pull away’ from your skull, leading to a headache. 

What Can You Do to Prevent a Headache?

You may be reading this thinking, these sound pretty awful, but what can I do to prevent them? While it’s not always possible to avoid a headache, there are things you can do to minimize the occurrence. Here’s how: 

Anticipate the Stress


This may be easier said than done but try to anticipate any stress. For example, some people feel a stress hangover after all the excitement of the holidays has passed. You can try to prevent this by planning some time to de-stress immediately after. Use the first few weeks of the new year to relax, maybe book a holiday or visit a spa for some me-time. 

If your headaches pop up when you have a lot to do, one way to avoid them is to make a to-do list of everything you need to get done and plan as much as possible. For example, do you need to get back into the swing of things at work after a long break? Make a list and go through it slowly the night before, so you feel less overwhelmed and more prepared!

Don’t Skip Exercise

Yes, over exercising can sometimes trigger a headache. But avoiding exercise altogether can lead to other health issues. Try to plan a little physical activity to keep yourself in shape without stressing whether you’re doing too little or too much of it. Exercise does not always mean running or going to the gym. It can also mean doing some yoga and exercising your mental state by practicing breathwork or meditation.

Focus on Nutrition


Pick foods lower in tyramine. Some options include pasteurized cheeses, fresh vegetables, and whole foods rich in protein. If there is a food that you find aggravates your headaches, try to avoid it. You can always plan food alternatives for yourself that won’t trigger headaches. An excellent way to determine what foods work best for you is to work with a registered dietitian

Try to Cut Back on Alcohol 

If you drink alcohol, you’ve probably had more than a couple of drinks over the holidays. And that’s totally okay! But a little detox in the new year can help keep headaches at bay if alcohol is a trigger for you. You can also try eating a snack before and during a drink to lower the risk of your sugar levels dipping. 

If you’re on medication, check with your doctor about the interaction between it and alcohol. If you enjoy the occasional drink, consider switching to light alcohol or choose alcohols lower in tyramine, like gin, rum, or vodka.

Try a Natural Remedy

Supplements cannot necessarily cure headaches, but some can potentially help reduce the severity and pain involved. Some studies show links between supplements like vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), magnesium, vitamin D, and Coenzyme Q10 and a reduced frequency, duration, and severity of headaches. Speak with your doctor before you choose to take any supplements.

Keep Yourself Hydrated

Try to drink enough water throughout the day. If you struggle to do this, make it a little more interesting! Add some mint, lemon, or cucumber slices to it for a more refreshing drink. You can also try drinking green or herbal tea instead of a caffeinated beverage.

Although different people respond differently to caffeine, drinking it in moderate amounts is a good idea. Caffeine can trigger headaches in some people, so monitor how your body responds to see if it has this effect on you. 

When to See a Healthcare Professional 

Not all headaches go away with proper nutrition, rest, and medication. You may sometimes need to see a healthcare professional to address the issue. If nothing eases your headache and you start experiencing the following symptoms, see your doctor to rule out other underlying causes.

  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Sudden loss in balance
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Paralysis
  • Speech difficulties
  • Mental confusion
  • Seizures
  • Changes in vision
  • Personality changes
  • Severe nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stiff neck
  • Rash
  • Shortness of breath

Personalize Your Nutrition and Optimize Your Health with NutriSense 

Managing your blood glucose levels is always a good idea. It can help you track the foods and lifestyle choices that trigger your headaches. NutriSense helps you monitor and track blood glucose levels using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that measures your glucose levels 24/7. And while people with diabetes have been using CGMs for years, the CDC recommends checking your glucose levels even if you’re not showing symptoms.

With NutriSense, you can pair your CGM with an innovative app to manage and track everything from physical activity and food intake to stress, sleep, and other routines and habits. You even get consistent feedback from your own registered dietitian to help you understand the data and manage it to optimize your health.


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My Blood Sugar Trends!
My Blood Sugar Trends!

Nutrisense hooked up Shanna Hussin, RDN with continuous glucose monitoring as a tool to see trends in food response, stress, sleep, and exercise.

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Continuous Glucose Monitors: Why They’re Not Just for Diabetics Anymore with Kara Collier
Continuous Glucose Monitors: Why They’re Not Just for Diabetics Anymore with Kara Collier

In this episode, Kara talks about blood sugar levels and explains why CGMs (continuous glucose monitors) are useful for everyone and not just diabetics.

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Blood sugar balance, weight loss, metabolic health and continuous glucose monitoring
Blood sugar balance, weight loss, metabolic health and continuous glucose monitoring

In this episode, Ellie interviews Kara Collier is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician with a background in clinical nutrition...

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How Continuous Glucose Monitoring Can Lead to Health-Conscious Behavioral Change
How Continuous Glucose Monitoring Can Lead to Health-Conscious Behavioral Change

Curious how continuous glucose monitoring can lead to significant behavioral change? Kara Collier of NutriSense discusses how this happens with Heads Up founder Dave Korsunsky.

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Continuous Glucose Monitors for Keto & Health Optimizations w/Kara Collier of NutriSense
Continuous Glucose Monitors for Keto & Health Optimizations w/Kara Collier of NutriSense

Learn how continuous glucose monitors can help you obtain metabolic flexibility and Ways to use CGM's to experiment.

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Be your Healthiest Self
Be your Healthiest Self

Carlee Hayes is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Lead Nutritionist on a mission to help people become the healthiest version of themselves.

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How Nutrisense Can Help You Personalize Your Diet
How Nutrisense Can Help You Personalize Your Diet

In this week’s episode, Nathalie talks to Carlee Hayes about how CGM’s and the Nutrisense app can support individuals to personalize their diet and reach their goals.

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Improving Insulin Resistance, PCOS, and Overall Health with Continuous Glucose Monitors
Improving Insulin Resistance, PCOS, and Overall Health with Continuous Glucose Monitors

In today's episode, Amber talks with Molly, one of the dieticians at Nutrisense, a health technology company that specializes in Continuous Glucose Monitors.

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How To Use A Continuous Glucose Monitor To Master Glucose Response and Avoid Disease: Carlee Hayes
How To Use A Continuous Glucose Monitor To Master Glucose Response and Avoid Disease: Carlee Hayes

We talk about tracking blood glucose and why it's important to see your individual glucose response to meals, stress, exercise, and even during sleep.

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Understanding Blood Glucose Measuring For Fat Loss and More on Keto & Carnivore with Kara Collier
Understanding Blood Glucose Measuring For Fat Loss and More on Keto & Carnivore with Kara Collier

This episode is about how to understand blood glucose numbers for fat loss on Keto & Carnivore with Kara Collier, RDN, CNSC.

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Hack Your Goals with Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
Hack Your Goals with Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

Achieve Your Goals with Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring: Kara Collier, RDN, LDN, CNSC. Nutrisense Director of Nutrition.

Kara is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN), and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) who specializes in glucose control and metabolism. She graduated from Purdue University and previously worked at Memphis VA Medical Center, as a clinical dietitian at Providence Hospital, and in a management role at Nutritionix.

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The Power of Monitoring Glucose Levels with Kara Collier
The Power of Monitoring Glucose Levels with Kara Collier

Kara Collier is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician with a background in clinical nutrition, nutrition technology, and entrepreneurship.

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The Power of Monitoring Glucose Levels
The Power of Monitoring Glucose Levels

Kara Collier is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Support Clinician with a background in clinical nutrition, nutrition technology, and entrepreneurship. After becoming frustrated with the traditional healthcare system, she helped start the company NutriSense where she is now the Director of Nutrition. Kara is the leading authority on the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology, particularly in non-diabetics for the purposes of health optimization, disease prevention, and reversing metabolic dysfunction. Kara oversees the health team and product development and has personally interpreted thousands of complex glucose datasets.

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Optimizing Health Through Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Optimizing Health Through Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Metabolic health involves staying within a controlled glucose level and avoiding repeated “swings” in your glucose levels.

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Continuous Glucose Monitors for healthy individuals looking to improve their glucose stability
Continuous Glucose Monitors for healthy individuals looking to improve their glucose stability

Information from Kara Collier about glucose and sleep: how are those two things connected, and what can we glean from monitoring this area related to improving sleep?

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Optimizing Your Health Using NutriSense Continuous Glucose Monitoring with Carlee Hayes
Optimizing Your Health Using NutriSense Continuous Glucose Monitoring with Carlee Hayes

In this episode, Dr. Renee is joined by Lead Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for Nutrisense Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Carlee Hayes, as they take a deep dive into monitoring

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The Lowdown on the NutriSense Continuous Glucose Monitor
The Lowdown on the NutriSense Continuous Glucose Monitor

Listen in to hear the breakdown on who this CGM is good for, who it’s NOT good for, and how it can be a beneficial step to help some who are looking to take their established healt

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What Glucose Data Says About Your Health
What Glucose Data Says About Your Health

In this episode, we sit down with Kara Collier from NutriSense to discuss continuous glucose monitors (CGM).

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The Change Maker! Kara Collier on The Surprising Benefits of Healthy Blood Sugar Levels
The Change Maker! Kara Collier on The Surprising Benefits of Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

The latest in nutrition, exercise, and dietary supplements. Guests include world record holders, documentary film makers, best selling authors, and health experts from all...

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NutriSense Discusses CGMs on Nourish Balance Thrive Podcast
NutriSense Discusses CGMs on Nourish Balance Thrive Podcast

Kara from NutriSense joins the Nourish Balance Thrive Podcast with Christopher Kelly to explain why everyone should wear a CGM at least once

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NutriSense is the very best
NutriSense is the very best

Dan and Kara from Nutrisense talk to Kyle Kingsbury about all things health and CGM technology.

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Tips to Balance Blood Sugar and Optimize Metabolic Health - Part 2
Tips to Balance Blood Sugar and Optimize Metabolic Health - Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our metabolic health episode! Here you’ll learn more strategies to support your insulin and blood sugar levels.

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Rusty Humphries Weight Loss - lessons learned
Rusty Humphries Weight Loss - lessons learned

On this episode of The Nisha Jackson Podcast, Nisha talks with co-host Rusty Humphries about his successful weight loss journey of 30+ pounds and improving.

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NutraCast: NutriSense on glucose monitoring
NutraCast: NutriSense on glucose monitoring

NutraCast's Danielle Masterson speaks with NutriSense Director of Nutrition, Kara Collier, on the benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) technology and the NutriSense app.

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NutriSense CEO Alex Skryl on Bootstrapping In America
NutriSense CEO Alex Skryl on Bootstrapping In America

Some of the most interesting stories around are from entrepreneurs willing to take an idea and turn it into a business...

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STOP making losing weight so hard!
STOP making losing weight so hard!

We will dive into how to not make every attempt at weight loss so hard, it really shouldn't be… and you truly have the control over this.⠀

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14 Weight loss tips
14 Weight loss tips

14 tips to help you get the weight loss momentum going and provide you with a guide to lose weight and keep it off.⠀

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Can Continuous Glucose Monitoring Support Your Health Goals?
Can Continuous Glucose Monitoring Support Your Health Goals?

Blood glucose holds keys to many important health markers including metabolic health, insulin levels, and our risk for chronic disease.

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Learn to Better Regulate Blood Sugar All Day Long
Learn to Better Regulate Blood Sugar All Day Long

We're back with a brand new interview on our Conversations with Cabral podcast that centers on the topic on of controlling blood sugar for maximum body transformation and wellness results!   I’ve invited Kara Collier, co-founder of NutriSense, to share what she has learned from thousands of customers’ data wearing continuous glucose monitors…   For all the details on learning how to better regulate blood sugar all day long tune into today’s #CabralConcept 2099 - Enjoy the show and let @KaraCollier1 and me know what you thought in the comments!