Going Gluten-Free Got Rid of My Migraines​ For Good

Going Gluten-Free Got Rid of My Migraines​ For Good

For those of you who follow me on Facebook or even are in constant communication with me, you would know that I get an excessive amount of migraines. In fact, I was getting migraines about three to four times a week to be exact.

It was exhausting, frustrating and just straight up annoying.

I started asking everyone I knew and even went to my Facebook friends to see if they had any advice for getting rid of migraines. Everyone was so helpful and gave me all the resources and help I needed. Along with their advice and research, I started to do my own. With this research, I found that a side effect of someone with a gluten intolerance is constant migraines.

Now, before these migraines started occurring, I have had years and years of stomach problems. After every meal, my stomach would hurt and I was always in pain. The doctor had taken me off of gluten once before, but that was years ago when being gluten-free was weird and the food was NASTY. So my gluten-free diet didn’t last long at all.

 

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Despite my awful past experience with being gluten-free, I decided to give it a try once again. I was so desperate at this point what I was willing to try anything. Like let me tell you, I was about to go get botox that’s now awful my migraines were.

So I went to my pantry and tossed out everything that contained gluten, went to the store and bought all the gluten and dairy-free foods that I could. Was it expensive? Heck yes!! Did it help? OHHH HECK YESS!!

My first-week being gluten and dairy-free I did not have one migraine!! It’s been about a month now of being strict with my diet and I have only had one headache since I decided to go gluten and dairy-free.

The amazing thing too, is that my stomach no longer hurts, I’m not getting migraines anymore, I have SOOO MUCH ENERGY, my stubborn acne has started to go away and I no longer am feeling tired and groggy.

I will forever swear on my gluten and dairy-free diet. And surprisingly, I have found that gluten-free vegan foods are actually SO GOOD (now). So thank you to all the gluten-free, dairy-free companies out there that have (finally) learned how to make good food for people like me 😉

 

 

Instagram Accounts I Can’t Live Without

Instagram is probably my biggest social media weakness. I love it. There is nothing that I enjoy more than being able to share photos with my friends/followers. Instagram is such a great way to connect with anyone and everyone.

Here is a list of my top 5 favorite Instagram accounts:

Hailey Devine

I have been following Hailey for about 4 years now and have watched her go from marrying her husband Brad to the birth of their two adorable little girls. It has been incredible to see their journey and how much success has come to them in the last 4 years. I’m a devoted follower of theirs on Instagram. Cute little Mormon families are my favorite kind of accounts to follow. (photos below are taken from Hailey Devine’s Official Instagram)

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NYC TREATS

Foodie accounts are also very important to follow on Instagram. However, this account tends to kill me because of how perfectly amazing all of their photos are. Every time I see one of their posts on my feed I instantly want a treat. But hey, I love it. You’ll just have to check it out for yourself. You’ll be hooked on this Insta account. (photos below are taken from NYC Treats Offical Instagram)

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National Geographic 

National Geographic’s Instagram account is one of the most inspiring and aesthetically pleasing Instagram accounts that I have found thus far. Their posts are from all over the world ranging from animals in the African safari, to children living in poverty in third world countries, to pictures of the beautiful earth in which we live. National Geographic gives you it all. (photos below are taken from National Geographic Offical Instagram)

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Chessie King

Just as important as following foodie accounts is following fitness accounts. Let me tell ya, Chessie slays the game. I’ve been following Chessie for about a year now and I absolutely love her posts. She shared everything and anything with her followers from fitness tips, body positivity tips, and the importance of a good balance in your diet. Not only that but she’s also a popcorn addict so I don’t think an account could get more perfect. (photos below are taken from Chessie King’s Offical Instagram)

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Camilla Mendes

Okay, yes. I am a Riverdale fan. The show is incredible and so is all the cast. My favorite cast member is Camilla Mendes and so by default I am kinda obsessed with her Instagram. So obsessed that I actually watch all of her Instagram stories and I never do that. Like ever. If you haven’t jumped on the Riverdale train at least jump on the Camilla Mendes train because this girl is absolutely hilarious. (photos below are taken from Camilla Mendes official Instagram)

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so you should like follow these accounts and follow me

@sincerelyfal