3. Swap Salt for Fiber
According to the American Heart Association, reducing sodium intake can significantly reduce the risk of hypertension (high blood pressure). Since evidence suggests that lowering salt intake can reduce not just hypertension risks but also headache frequency, slashing salt intake is important during pregnancy and beyond.
What should replace salt?
Instead of salty foods, what do experts recommend? According to the American Migraine Foundation, research indicates that whole grains packed with fiber are part of a healthy diet that is less likely to trigger migraines.
Pregnancy can be a stressful time. Since stress is a common headache trigger, learning how to manage stress can be a great way to reduce pregnancy-related headaches…