Category Archives: Headache, Migraine

Pelsser 2010: Effects of food on physical and sleep complaints in children with ADHD: a randomised controlled pilot study

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European Journal of Pediatrics, 2010 Sep;169(9): 1129-38. The 27 children in the Pelsser 2009 study were also evaluated for the effect of their diet condition on their sleep problems and other physical complaints.  Such complaints included headaches, bellyaches, unusual thirst, … Continue reading

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Inomata 2006: Multiple chemical sensitivities following intolerance to azo dye in sweets in a 5-year-old girl

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Allergology International, 2006. Jun; 55(2):203-5. This is a case report about a 5-year-old girl in Japan with multiple recurrent problems:  urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling), headaches, dyspnea (shortness of breath), loss of consciousness, and abdominal pain.  Her symptoms were made worse … Continue reading

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Egger 1992: Effect of diet treatment on enuresis in children with migraine or hyperkinetic behavior

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Clinical Pediatrics (Phila) 1992 May;31(5):302-7. 21 children with migraine and/or hyperkinetic behavior disorder also had daytime or nighttime enuresis (wetting).  Use of an oligoantigenic (few-foods) diet controlled their migraine and/or hyperkinesis, and for 76% of them the diet also stopped … Continue reading

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Novembre 1992: Unusual reactions to food additives

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Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica 1992 Jan-Feb;14(1):39-42 The author describes two cases of reactions to the food additives tartrazine (Yellow 5) and benzoates involving mainly the central nervous system (headache, migraine, overactivity, concentration and learning difficulties, depression) and joints (arthralgias), confirmed … Continue reading

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Egger 1989: Oligoantigenic diet treatment of children with epilepsy and migraine

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Journal of Pediatrics, 1989. Jan;114(1):51-8. Egger put 45 children with epilepsy and recurrent headaches, abdominal symptoms, or hyperactivity on an oligoantigenic (few foods) diet.   36 of them — 80% — improved. QUOTE:  “Headaches, abdominal pains, and hyperkinetic behavior ceased … Continue reading

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Egger 1985: Controlled Trial of Oligoantigenic Treatment in the Hyperkinetic Syndrome

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The Lancet, 9;1(8428):540-5. 62 of 76  (81.6%) overactive children improved by at least one grade level on an oligoantigenic (few foods) diet.  Benzoic acid and tartrazine (Yellow 5) were the most common problems, but all children had other sensitivities as … Continue reading

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Egger 1983: Is migraine food allergy? A double-blind controlled trial of oligoantigenic diet treatment

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Lancet, 1983. Oct 15;2(8355):865-9 93% of 88 children with severe frequent migraine recovered on an oligoantigenic (few foods) diet.  40 of them were challenged with various foods in a double-blind test, establishing that it was the diet that had helped.  … Continue reading

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