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alcohol related headache

im 58 years old and have been a moderate drinker all my adult life .

i'm in ok health (just had a check up pressure ,.sugar,.choloestrol  all fine
Wine red and white and vodka primarily

in the last year I found that wine would give me a headache so i stopped since i could still have a vodka and be ok

lately even one drink gives me a headache    any thoughts PLEASE

thanks

mark
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Hi
Welcome to the forum!
Well, if you have been taking alcohol for so long then it cannot be a hangover. Cluster headaches can be triggered by ethanol in alcohol. Tyramine in red wine can trigger migraine like headache. Impurities in vodka can cause a headache. Hence probably you will have to look for a brand of Vodka that suits you.
Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!

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is there anything you can suggest to help avert the headache (aside from not drinking at all) ?  Milk Thistle ?

also,. is it common to have been a social drinker for so long with no ill effects and now i have a headache after one or two drinks ? is it a sign of age ?

thanks so much for your attention
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