What Foods to Avoid with Pheochromocytoma?

Q:
What foods should be avoided with pheochromocytoma?

A:
For people with pheochromocytoma, foods high in tyramine, a substance that affects blood pressure, should be avoided. Tyramine is common in foods that are fermented, aged, pickled, cured, overripe or spoiled. These foods include:

  • Some cheeses
  • Some beers and wines
  •  Chocolate
  • Dried or smoked meats

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