FOOD ALLERGIES AND MIGRAINE

@article{Grant1979FOODAA,
  title={FOOD ALLERGIES AND MIGRAINE},
  author={EllenC. G. Grant},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1979},
  volume={313},
  pages={966-969}
}

Association Between Headache and Sensitivities to Gluten and Dairy

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The case of an individual with a 30-year history of debilitating headache that showed no benefit from various pharmaceutical interventions is discussed, based on laboratory evaluations and the detection of IgG and IgA antibodies against various wheat and milk proteomes, a combination of a glutenand dairy-free diet was implemented.

Allergy and migraine: is there a connection?

  • M. Mehle
  • Medicine
    Current opinion in otolaryngology & head and neck surgery
  • 2008
TLDR
The present study addresses this association between migraine and allergy comorbid conditions, which has remained controversial for over 100 years and will provide a foundation to support future clinical studies.

The pill, hormone replacement therapy, vascular and mood over-reactivity, and mineral imbalance

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In the London/FPA Oral Contraceptive Trial, 800 women were given over 50 combinations of seven progestogens and two oestrogens, and Peak dose effects, for venous changes and thrombosis, headaches and migraine, and aggressive moods matched dose-dependent changes in endometrial blood vessels and enzymes.

A Clinical Evaluation of a Wheat-free Diet

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A proposed wheat-related syndrome which may be linked to toxic pesticide and/or herbicide residues in the grain is discussed, which is seen in both physical and psychological symptoms.

The role of food in the pathogenesis of migraine headache.

TLDR
This paper will review the general features of migraine, including prevalence, differential diagnosis, and known provokers, and then focus on the link between food and migraine.

The Contraceptive Pill: Its Relation to Allergy and Illness

Since 1961 it has become increasingly evident that the use of oral contraceptive steroids is causing an epidemic of illness among previously healthy young women in their child bearing years. There

Allergens might trigger migraine attacks

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The frequency of migraine attacks was higher in allergy-test-positive patients than in negative ones in the migraine group (p = 0.001), and the migraine patients who had frequent attacks should be examined for allergies.

Trigger factors and mechanisms in migraine

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It is concluded that migraine can be triggered by nitroglycerin through a vascular effect without any indication of vasodilation in cerebral or meningeal arteries during the delayed provoked attack.

Food Allergies: Clinical Aspects and Natural Allergens

A chapter on food allergy fits slightly uncomfortably in a book on toxicology because, by its very nature, one is talking of intensely individualistic adverse responses as opposed to more general
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FOOD ALLERGY: ITS MANIFESTATIONS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

TLDR
With the method of analysis of the patient's history, the interpretation of the skin tests and the use of "elimination diets" advocated and outlined in this paper, many of the manifestations of food allergy described here will be discovered, the causative foods determined, and the symptoms relieved.

MAST CELLS AND THEIR ACTIVE SUBSTANCES: THEIR ROLE IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF MIGRAINE

TLDR
The conviction which has prompted the investigations during the past 15 years is just this: the migraine attack is provoked by critical, recurrent imbalances of biochemical substances which are strongly active in the microcirculation of the head.

Effect of Oral Contraceptives on Depressive Mood Changes and on Endometrial Monoamine Oxidase and Phosphatases

Significant variations in the incidence of depression and loss of libido were found with the various types of oral contraceptives. The highest incidence occurred with strongly progestogenic compounds

"FOOD ALLERGY": FACT OR FICTION?

Clearance of Antipyrine‐Dependence of Quantitative Liver Function

TLDR
The results indicate that the drug‐metabolizing capacity of the liver changes in parallel with the other metabolic functions, and the use of the clearance of antipyrine as a quantitative test of liver function is suggested.

Human platelet monoamine oxidase changes during the menstrual cycle.

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No statistically significant relationship was observed between platelet MAO activity and a global scale of menstrual mood variation.

Immunoglobulin and Complement Studies in Migraine

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