Debilitating headaches from soy

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ljk
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   Posted 12/19/2010 10:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Whenever I consume soy I get a horrible headache that can last for days. This was never a problem 3 years ago, it's just slowly getting worse.

What are my options? Will immunotherapy work? Any supplements i can take to block this reaction? Do I have to consider drugs, if so which ones?

any help appreciated.

Red_34
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   Posted 12/20/2010 6:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Usually with food type allergies the best route is avoidance. As far as I know, they can not do allergy injections for food based allergic reactions but maybe you should see an allergist to get tested.
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Alcie
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   Posted 12/23/2010 9:07 PM (GMT -6)   
Sherry's right. See an allergist, and supplements probably won't help.

Do you get headaches from eating anything else? Keeping a food log/diary with the date, time, what you ate and your reactions after 1 and 2 hours, maybe even a day in the case of headache reaction.

Food allergies can be acquired from eating a lot of a thing, or even inhaling pollen or dust from the food or seeds.
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