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Nutritional Therapy for Headaches


The incidence of migraines and so on has increased rather dramatically. And we might attribute this to poor nutrition, environmental factors, pollution, stress. But one of the important areas I think we need to consider is detoxification. You know, we're living virtually in a sea of chemicals these days, like we've never been exposed to before. And I think this might be the body's way of warning us that it's reached a body burden of pollutants. So detoxification, cleansing programs, might be appropriate.

Food allergy is another area. There was a classic study done in 1979 involving headaches and food allergy. And they found a direct relationship to some of the common food allergens and headaches. Specifically wheat, chocolate, eggs, oranges, yeast...I may be missing a few, but with a rotation diet or elimination from the diet they were able to make substantial improvements in the frequency and the intensity of the headaches.


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