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Gluten Sensitivity – A Cause for Anxiety, Depression, and Migraine

A Medical Mystery… Meet Mary… She is a 34 year old mother of two children – a boy and a girl.  She is blessed because she gets to stay home with them, and she loves nothing more than being a mom.  Up until last year, Mary was doing just fine (so she thought).  And then […]

Migraine Headaches and Gluten Sensitivity – A Strong Connection

what causes migraine headaches

Migraines and Gluten One of the most common clinical conditions I see and treat is migraine headaches. This problem is quite common, unfortunately, the solutions elude many of the patients suffering from this debilitating problem. A large percentage of migraines are actually induced by nutritional deficiencies, dietary allergens, and environmental chemical exposure. Learning how to […]

Muscle Twitches and Spasms? Is Gluten Sensitivity Connected?

A new report recently published in The Journal of Neurological Sciences recommends considering the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity in patients that present with propriospinal myoclonus (PSM).  PSM is a movement disorders of the muscles characterized by twitching and jerking muscles indicating that gluten sensitivity should be considered in the differential diagnosis of PSM such that a […]

Are Migraine Headaches Caused by Gluten?

Headaches and Food Triggers In the past 10 years, I have treated hundreds of cases of migraine headaches in my clinic.  Most recently, I met with a young lady who was having headaches so severe that she required hospitalization and IV medications to help control the pain. In the large majority of patients, identifying food […]

Gluten Intolerance and Migraines – Is There a Connection?

Migraine sufferers commonly visit a doctor and walk away without answers as to the origin of their headache.  Instead, they receive a medication to control the pain.  The problem is, these medicines can have horrendous side effects, can be addictive, don’t actually solve the cause of the headache.  (See the Prescription Pain Trap for more on this…) […]

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