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Schnedl, WJ; Queissner, R.
Migraines appear more likely to be caused by histamine rather than ethanol.
Eur J Neurol. 2019;
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Authors Med Uni Graz:
Queissner Robert
Schnedl Wolfgang
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Abstract:
We read with interest the manuscript by Onderwater et al. that reported on alcoholic beverages as a trigger factor for migraines [1]. Although, epidemiological studies have found a correlation between alcohol intake and headaches, a specific pathophysiologic mechanism of this headache remains unidentified [2]. Particularly red wine was documented as the most common trigger for migraines in this evaluated population [1]. Most commonly found biogenic amines in wine - histamine, tyramine, phenylethylamine, putrescine, cadaverine, spermidine, serotonin, tryptamine, agmatine - and, flavonoids have suspected relevance for migraines and this implies that ethanol seems not to be the main culprit for the headaches [2]. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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