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Sometimes I get headaches from eating lamb but I love lamb. Why is this?

Sometimes I get headaches from eating lamb but I love lamb. Why is this?

It's a food allergy!: One to one connection with eating lamb and headaches is like eating strawberries and getting itchy swollen lips and tongue, even when you love strawberries. Shell fish, especially shrimp is another perfect example of food allergy. Perhaps the most common food allergy is peanuts specifically, and nuts generally. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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I get horrible headaches while eating. What could be the cause?

I get horrible headaches while eating. What could be the cause?

You MAY have a: food sensitivity or allergy to something you are eating. Great Plains Lab in Kansas has as good food sensitivity panel. You can read up on it on their website. Your doc can do some lab testing also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can one get headaches because of eating sugar even if just a little?

Can one get headaches because of eating sugar even if just a little?

Yes.: I have a few patients who report getting headaches when they consume sugar...But it could be some kind of dye in the food or drink that you are consuming. ...Read more

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I have noticed that lately sometimes when i'm done eating (usually a small meal) i get a headache. Why? Should i be concerned? Has happened a few time

I have noticed that lately sometimes when i'm done eating (usually a small meal) i get a headache. Why? Should i be concerned? Has happened a few time

Related or not?: There are lots of possibilities here, all of which can be addressed by a physical exam and appropriate testing. Migraines for example can affect both head and gut ("intestinal migraine"). Please however don't contribute to your stomach upset by taking excessive nsaid's aimed at alleviating head ache. Get checked to rule out more esoteric pathology. ...Read more

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Why do I get headache after eating something sweet?

Why do I get headache after eating something sweet?

Many things.: There is a long list of things that can trigger migraines or headaches. Maybe is not the "sweet" but something else causing it . Substances hidden in certain foods may trigger them. Sulfites in certain wine, also chocolates, some fruits like straberries, bananas, meat, cheese may trigger it. ...Read more

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I've realized lately after either eating decent sized meals through out the day i become very hot and get spontaneous headaches and feel ill. Why?

I've realized lately after either eating decent sized meals through out the day i become very hot and get spontaneous headaches and feel ill. Why?

Ratching metabolism!: However, this usually indicates more carbs in your meals than is desirable. Immediately converted to sugar and your metabolic rate goes up quickly. But it falls quickly. I can not explain your headaches. There are too many dietary variables, but a crashing postprandial blood sugar is an obvious cause! ...Read more

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Why do I get heartburn and a headache after eating sugar?

Why do I get heartburn and a headache after eating sugar?

Sucrose intolerance: Sounds like you are deficient in enzyme sucrase; hence the symptoms. Consult with a GI specialist. ...Read more

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For several days now I get a headache right after eating, regardless of what I eat. Any suggestions?

For several days now I get a headache right after eating, regardless of what I eat. Any suggestions?

Headache: Any past history of migraine? Does migraine runs in your family? Please discuss the possibility of migraine with your doctor. ...Read more