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Doctor insights on: Seafood And Headaches

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Why do I get a headache every time I eat fish?

Why do I get a headache every time I eat fish?

Fish triggers migrai: It appears that fish is a trigger of your migraine headaches. You may have headaches even without eating fish also.

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Been taking fish oil pills for years (~2000-3800 mg/day). Stopped & started getting headaches. Related? Coincidence? Should I stop fish oil? Thanks

Been taking fish oil pills for years (~2000-3800 mg/day). Stopped & started getting headaches. Related? Coincidence? Should I stop fish oil? Thanks

There are many: Studies that support the use of good quality marine fish oil for eye, joint, brain, and cardiovascular health. Poor quality fish oil can be impure and weak. Prothera, Nortic Naturals, and some others are best. Check to see if has been purified several times and the amount of EPA+DHA in it--ought to be about 50 %. Peace and good health.

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Can morepa fish oil interact with Lexapro (escitalopram) causing headaches. Thanks?

Can morepa fish oil interact with Lexapro (escitalopram) causing headaches. Thanks?

Fish oil: It probably wouldn't cause headaches but if you are on a few medications, the interactions are hard to predict.

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Wife nauseous w/ food aversions. Crave lean meat, salty food, and choc. No chkn, pork, fish. Headache/Nausea leaves w/ right food. PregTest=No, what's up?

Wife nauseous w/ food aversions. Crave lean meat, salty food, and choc. No chkn, pork, fish. Headache/Nausea leaves w/ right food. PregTest=No, what's up?

Get her seen: Whenever headache and nausea do not have an obvious cause, it is first necessary to rule disease of the brain in or out. Don't focus on food choices; this is probably not the key. A competent physician needs to work this up.

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I cleaned fish tank that hadn't been cleand in over yr. Wore gloves but now I have headache. What are chances on brain eating amoeba?

I cleaned fish tank that hadn't been cleand in over yr. Wore gloves but now I have headache. What are chances on brain eating amoeba?

With this scenario: Extraordinarily low. Naegleria fowleri
is most often found in warm lakes, rivers, hot springs, warm water discharged from industrial plans, & poorly chlorinated or un-chlorinated pools. “Naegleria fowleri can grow in public & private water tanks and pipes, especially where little or no disinfectant (like chlorine or chloramine) is present. It can also grow in the pipes & water heaters of homes & >

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I take coq10, curcumin + fish oil daily. I have a headache. Is it ok to take 2 aleeve or would it thin my blood too much with the above supplements?

I take coq10, curcumin + fish oil daily. I have a headache. Is it ok to take 2 aleeve or would it thin my blood too much with the above supplements?

Of the supplements: You are taking, only the fish oil could potentially affect your platelet function and interact with the Aleve. Even with that it is highly unlikely to cause a clinical problem for you.

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Took melatonin and woke up with terrific headache. Also take ramipril, buspar, (buspirone) lexapro, fish oil, iron and multi vit. Can these be taken togetger?

Took melatonin and woke up with terrific headache. Also take ramipril, buspar, (buspirone) lexapro, fish oil, iron and multi vit. Can these be taken togetger?

You can, but: It's not uncommon for melatonin to result in headache -- I have heard this from others. Also, it's best to take vitamins separately from other medications so that absorption is better for all. Are you checking your blood pressure regularly? High blood pressure may be a cause for headache in some people. You could also try a lower dose of melatonin and see if this helps.

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One if not more of my vitamins are making me sick to my stomach and headache everytime but I don't know which one out of the iron vit d zinc fish oil?

One if not more of my vitamins are making me sick to my stomach and headache everytime but I don't know which one out of the iron vit d zinc fish oil?

Eliminate/challenge: None of these commonly cause headaches, though it is not unusual for zinc to cause nausea, especially on an empty stomach. The best way to sort this out would be to stop them all for a few days & then re-introduce them one at a time to see how they affect you. It is ok to take vit d and fish oil together (best after a meal). Zinc and iron will be better absorbed if taken separately from fish oil.

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Vomiting, green diarrhoea, hives all over, headache, sore glands in neck. Ate fish b4 sudden symptoms. Do I wait this out or see doc.

Vomiting, green diarrhoea, hives all over, headache, sore glands in neck. Ate fish b4 sudden symptoms. Do I wait this out or see doc.

Go to ER: It appears that you may have an anaphylactic reaction to the fish dish. Since this can be life-threatening, go to the ER now if these symptoms are still present or getting worse.

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What seafoods contain mercury?

What seafoods contain mercury?

Fish w very high: Potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin, king mackerel, big eye, ahi tuna, orange roughy & tilefish. Limit intake of yellow fin & white albacore tuna, spanish & gulf maceral, grouper, bluefish & chilean sea bass. For healthier mercury levels try: crabs, crawdaddies, haddock, flounder, salmon, shrimp, oysters, anchovies, herring, mullet, sole, clams & freshwater trout.

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What should I be eating to replace seafood?

What should I be eating to replace seafood?

"Landfood": Not all seafood is bad for you. In fact, most are beneficial to your health. The best are fish that have both scales and fins such as some white fish, red snapper, talapia, salmon, mahi mahi all in moderation. Unlikely you are allergic to seafood as a whole. Eat uncooked or lightly steamed vegetables, salads, fruits, herbs, nuts, legumes, oats, lean chicken and beef. Basically, vary your diet.

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Eating shell seafoods is okey even if with uti?

Sure: No reason not to as long as you don't have liver disease blessed an allergy to iodine. Do drink plenty of fluids.

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I f I am  allergic to I odine can I eat seafood?

I f I am  allergic to I odine can I eat seafood?

Seafood iodine aller: Usually you can as the iodine content of seafood is very, very low. But be careful.

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Is seafood sold outdoors in cities like paris safe?

Is seafood sold outdoors in cities like paris safe?

Probably: Seafood in major cities in first world countries is almost certainly safe. In the third world, you might run a risk.