This Is Why Red Wine Gives You Headaches

Will one glass at dinner actually do you in for the night?

Some people can throw back glasses of red wine without any ill effects. But for many of us, red wine leads to a nagging headache, even if it’s a small glass. What gives?

Red wine headaches aren’t hangover headaches. In fact, it’s probably a migraine. Because the burgundy beverage contains high volumes of sulfites, which are chemicals naturally occurring during fermentation, it can be a trigger for uncomfortable head pain. Try eating a meal before drinking to help dull the pain.

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