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Ending Migraines and Tension Headaches (the Food Allergy Connection)

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It might be surprising to find us writing about headaches, but they are so frequently caused by the same things that cause digestive problems that they have been begging for an article for many years. Migraines and tension headaches, like IBS, are often associated with stress. But also like IBS they can come on for […]

Migraines Solved with Dietary Change

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We received the following letter from a recent patient. It is truly amazing that with all the research on this subject, (including double-blind & placebo controlled studies), that widespread testing for food allergies is still not done. Dr. Wangen, When I came to see you for migranes I felt as though I was making a […]

Study Reports Migraines More Likely for People With Celiac Disease

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From USNews.com: “We found significantly higher prevalence of headaches in patients with celiac disease compared to those without it,” said Dimitrova, a neurology resident at the Neurological Institute at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. This is not new.  Any food has the potential to trigger a migraine if you happen to be […]

IBD and Celiac Disease Patients More Likely to Have Headaches

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We have been pointing to the research for years – trigger the immune system, as happens in celiac, Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD), (and many cases of IBS), and you will get all sorts of problems, including headaches. Yes, headaches have long been known to be associated with celiac disease. Remove gluten from the diet and […]

Exploring the Connection Between Food Allergies and Headaches

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Many people with chronic headaches suffer from them for years with no permanent relief. Whether or not you have migraine headaches, tension headaches, sinus headaches, or an undetermined form of headache, it is very possible that you are suffering from food allergy-induced inflammation. Recent research on migraines indicates that food allergies mediated by IgG-type antibodies […]

Digestive Problems & Migraines

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Patients with digestive problems often have other problems as well. One of these is migraine headaches. New research on migraine headaches and hidden food allergies draws a clear connection between the two and explains how they can also relate to digestive problems. Prevalence of Migraine HeadachesMigraine headaches are relatively common in the United States, affecting […]

Treating (and curing) Migraines

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This recent article from NPR is still talking mostly about treating the symptoms, but often we can even do much better than that. There are potentially cures for migraines – we have had many patients who used to have migraines and don’t anymore.  And there are also double-blind medical studies that prove food allergies can […]