Migraine Headache Links, Education & Resources

This page is a work in progress.  Resources will continue to be added to this list.


Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing

Diamine Oxidase (DAO), Histamine Intolerance (HIT) and Electrolytes

An Environmentall Regulated Receptor for Diamine Oxidase Modulates Human Endothelial Cell/Fibroblast Histamine Degradative Uptake
The effect of sodium intake on the urinary histamine in adrenalectomized rats
Histamine and Histamine Intolerance (by Laura Maintz and Natalija Novak, very comprehensive)
Why Olive Oil (and a Paleo Diet) Increases DAO

Drug-free Migraine Relief (other practitioners, approaches, & protocols)

Three Day Migraine Cure
The Stanton Protocol
(Book) The Mysterious Mind: How to Use Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science to Heal Your Headaches and Reclaim Your Health


The Curious Link Between Estrogen and Histamine Intolerance

Lymphatic Health



Drug Influences on Nutrient Levels and Depletion
Drug-Nutrient Depletions & Known Interactions
Drug Muggers: Which Medications Are Robbing Your Body of Essential Nutrients–and Natural Ways to Restore Them
Incompatible Medication in Histamine Intolerance (This list is in German, but might be decipherable by medication name)
Injury Drug Precautions and Nutrient Depletion
You Can Train Your Body into Thinking it’s Had Medicine

Migraine Causality & Research

Associations between leaky gut, migraine and other GI conditions
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) and Migraine
Migraine Cause and Treatment – Angela Stanton
Migraines Are Correlated with Higher Levels of Nitrate-, Nitrite-, and Nitric Oxide-Reducing Oral Microbes in the American Gut Project Cohort
Serotonin and CGRP in Migraine
Why do Humans Have So Many Headaches? – Dr. Stasha Gominak

Migraine Diagnosis & Classification

Alternative Migraine Headache Classification by Byron J. Richards, Nutritionist
(From the article “New Migraine Research Highlights Brain Aging Principles Relevant to All”)


Foods High in Oleic Acid (Oleic Acid raises levels of the DAO enzyme that breaks histamine down)
Potassium Values in Common Foods
Identifying Nutritional Deficiencies Through Nails, Skin & Hair


Prebiotics are the preferred food for the healthy gut bacteria in our colon.  Types of prebiotics include resistant starch, arabinogalactans, inulin, and galacto-oligosacharrides.

Effects of prebiotics on mineral metabolism
Prebiotics: preferential substrates for specific germs?
Resistant Starch – a concise guide to the biohack of the decade
The 19 Best Prebiotic Foods You Should Eat

Low Histamine Recipes

Recipes from The Low Histamine Chef
Dosa Wrap Recipe (bread or tortilla substitute – skip the fermentation step here)

Vagus Nerve (and how to calm it down)

The Vagus Nerve Inflammation Connection

Vitamin D