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Am I allergic to MSG? How to tell if you're allergic to MSG?


Question Posted Wednesday October 7 2009, 4:52 am

I've eaten at two Chinese places now and am having really strange reactions afterwards. The first time I ate at the local Chinese food place I had a first ever migraine headache. It was REALLY awful. Then, I ate at another Chinese place a few weeks later. I got really sleepy after I ate and I took a nap, but when I woke up my tongue was hurting a lot and my head felt really weird--I think it is considered being lightheaded. I decided to not go back to the second one but I did try the first local one again, which ended up with me having a really bad migraine headache again. Is it possible that I am allergic to the MSG they have in their foods? They have a "warning" sign posted that the foods contain MSG. Is this a possible allergic reaction, you think?

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thelaura answered Wednesday October 7 2009, 11:23 pm:
Yes, yes, yes. I am exactly the same! I've just got over a migraine now even, from too much MSG. 3 days later, I'm still feeling some effects.
What you've explained has been nicknamed "Chinese food syndrome", because a lot of places use it.
You should just watch what you eat, especially after the attacks, because I feel when I've had a migraine, if I eat something spicy or strong (especially something containing MSG) afterwards, it happens again and again. So rid your body of what you put into it and try and keep away from MSG as much as you can. Doesn't mean you have to cut it out altogether I've found - I still enjoy the odd artificially flavoured food now and again, just don't go OTT.
MSG isn't the only cuplrit for me either, things like Phenylalanine (aspartame) is a baddy, so now you're aware your MSG allergy, keep a look out for others.

Research the facts about MSG and what it can actually do to your body... you might not even want to put it into your mouth afterwards..

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