Heads UP – Episode 120: Fasting and Migraine As a headache and migraine community, we are so often told not to skip meals that we may forget that people often fast for many religious or health reasons. Intermittent fasting has become a very popular buzzword. Why does skipping meals trigger migraine and other types of headache? Are there health benefits to fasting? What are some tricks we can use to possibly subvert migraine/ head pain if we plan to fast? Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. talks to Dr. Amelia Barrett about this and more in this week’s episode of Heads UP.