Food Allergies Relating to Migraines

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templeton
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   Posted 9/25/2008 9:32 AM (GMT -6)   
 
Has anyone had an Food Allergy/Enviromental test done  and it was related to Migraines?? Please help.. yeah

Razzle
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   Posted 9/25/2008 11:16 AM (GMT -6)   

Yes.  If I eat gluten grains, I get migraines (among other things).  I don't have Celiac Disease, but was diagnosed with non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity based on high blood anti-gliadin IgG, abnormal stool studies via EnteroLab.com (I have no financial connection with this company), and positive response to elimination diet (with return of migraines with exposure to gluten).

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-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds:  Zofran, Pulmicort, Vitamin B12 Shots, Heparin (to flush PICC line).


templeton
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   Posted 9/25/2008 2:00 PM (GMT -6)   
thank you razzle.. :-)   Just one more question for you.. Did you find out all of your other sensitivities through the Allergy/enviromental testing or through blood work?  Do you have to have your Primary refer you for this??

Razzle
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   Posted 9/25/2008 10:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Actually, most of my allergies were discovered before I ever had any testing done, based on symptoms. The Sensitivities were partially discovered by trial and error, and partially by testing. There are a number of different ways to get tested, but the blood tests (IgE and IgG) are the simplest and least subjective. Yes, I had to get a referral to see an Allergist because my insurance requires it. Take care,
-Razzle
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Anemia, Lymphopenia, intermittant Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds:  Zofran, Pulmicort, Vitamin B12 Shots, Heparin (to flush PICC line).

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