Most Likely, I Have Figured Out The Cause Of My Headaches....Finally, After Years....

in Inner Blocks2 years ago

For some years now, my mom (being in the medical field) and I have been trying to figure out why I got headaches 4-5 times a week. Every since I was almost 12.....

I used to drink HIGH amounts of aspartame. In my coffee (which I used to drink almost 6-8 cups a day,) diet pop (which I used to drink probably 1 a day,) and I'm sure there's other things that are just escaping my mind right now.

A couple months ago, I decided to try a little experiment. I decided to cut out ALL artificial sugars (aka aspartame...) as well as cut down my caffeine intake. I believe it has been about 3 months, or possibly more, and I MAYBE have 3 headaches top a month :-) which is pretty incredible to me.


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Anyway, I'm going to start researching the connection between headaches/migraines and aspartame/caffeine consumption.

But I'm just happy I'm not suffering for a headache/migraine every other day!

Just wanted to let you guys know my experiments results :-)

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Now that is great to hear!!! I remember reading once about actual aspartame poisoning. People were treats as though they had MS (IIRC) Then they kicked the 3-4 diet sodas a day and their health turned around. Artificial... shouldn't be put in the body LOL

Here is to a Happy and Healthy 2021 and No more headaches!!

I agree, artificial anything must be bad... I mean, come on, it's man-made! :-) Thanks. I wish you a happy and healhty 2021 too!!!

If its made in a lab... I am not to keen on putting it in my body, though some of that artificial flavoring is pretty amazing... OMG Jalapeno cheddar crunchy cheetos... those are just evil!! LOL

Caffeine withdrawal headaches are common, and many headache remedies contained caffeine. So taking in caffeine would sometimes alleviate the headache temporarily, then as the levels fell off the headache would recur with a vengeance--a vicious cycle. I don't know about aspartame.

Well the funny/weird part is, I didn't actually have headaches after I cut down on the caffeine and aspartame intake. I had gotten headaches MANY times while drinking and consuming tons of caffeine/aspartame.

I actually had an MRI done, per my mom's instructions, when I was 20 I believe, but they never found anything.... which is good though!

But yeah, I'm happy that I don't have to pop a bunch of pain pills 4, 5 or 6 times a week because of the amount of aspartame in my body.

I actually just read somewhere that 80% of headaches are caused by a food allergen (which both aspartame and caffeine can be) reaction, and most people never know.

Poor fuel =poor performance

Thank you, I'm very happy that I finally figured it out.

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