Can a food allergy cause migraines? If you have food sensitivities, your immune system mistakenly “thinks” that certain foods are dangerous to your body and releases IgG antibodies into the bloodstream. This immune response can result in migraines.
What does a food allergy headache feel like? An allergy headache can feel like sinus pressure and facial pain throughout the nose, forehead, and cheekbones. It can present with symptoms that resemble the common cold: sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes/watery eyes, nasal congestion, and nasal buildup.
Is there a link between allergies and migraines? What is the link between migraine and allergies? According to the American Migraine Foundation, one study found that migraine occurred in 34% of people who have allergies, compared to 4% of people who do not have allergies. Asthma is also more common in people who get migraine compared to people who do not.
Can food allergies cause Vestibular migraines? Vestibular Migraine is a cluster of symptoms that can include dizziness, nausea, and motion sensitivity with or without an accompanying headache. But like migraine headaches, certain foods, beverages, and food additives can trigger Vestibular Migraine symptoms.