• Diet,  Rebound

    Coffee: Friend or Foe? Caffeine and Migraine

    Updated July 2020. This is one of the most common questions people ask me. In general, caffeine helps the average person with headaches and occasional migraine attacks. They may enjoy a rich cup of coffee each morning to get things going as well as an afternoon pick-me-up. And, some people love to relax after a nice dinner and sip an espresso, cappuccino or cup of decaf. They may notice that their occasional tension headache or even migraine attack vanishes after enjoying a strong cup of coffee. Caffeine and migraine is often a hotly debated topic. How Caffeine Works Caffeine acts to constrict blood vessels and speed everything up. It is…