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Headaches after consuming food - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hey
Doctor :   May i help you?
User :   Yeah...After lunch I have a headache
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   Is it related to acidity?
Doctor :   Do you have any medical disease?
User :   I had consulted a doctor for acidity
User :   and i was given gelucil (antacid)
Doctor :   do you have nay migraine history?
Doctor :   not related with acidity usually
Doctor :   is it there after every food intake?
User :   I dont think I had migraine
User :   I get it after a late meal
User :   or if I dont heavy
Doctor :   what is your age?
User :   29
Doctor :   do you smoke or take alcohol?
Doctor :   for some spicy and oily food provokes headaches
Doctor :   esp migraine
Doctor :   for diabetic when the sugar level reaches high it can come
User :   oh! could be the oily food
Doctor :   and in most cases it can be coincidental
User :   I have checked my blood sugar and BP. And it has never shown any high values
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   did you have sleep loss
User :   Acidity and migraine are related?
Doctor :   yes in some
Doctor :   Headaches after eating may be caused by some simple food allergies or may be caused by something as severe as diabetes
Doctor :   People find that they have intolerances to foods such as wheat, other grains, fruits, dairy products and a variety of other foods
User :   If it is sever, I get relief only if I vomit the bile
Doctor :   Tyramine causes headaches after eating and so items such as processed meat, olive, pickles, onions and certain bean varieties can cause an excessive pain in the head.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so it can be food allergy
Doctor :   that body is trying to get rid of that by vomiting
Doctor :   also in migraine it can happen
Doctor :   do get an eye checkup too
Doctor :   and also avoid the oily and spicy foods
Doctor :   take more of fresh fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   and drink 10-15 glasses of water
User :   ok
Doctor :   too to prevent dehydration
User :   water consumtion is less
Doctor :   when you consume food the blood flow to stomach increases
Doctor :   and if blood volume is less
User :   I feel that the wait is increasing if I consume more water
Doctor :   it can cause headache
Doctor :   no it cannot
User :   I mean Weight
Doctor :   unless you have a major cardiac ,liver or kidney disease
User :   ok
User :   Let me try altering my food habits
Doctor :   as i said
User :   I was in a doubt since I get headaches some time i the morning
Doctor :   avoid sugary salty and spicy foods for some time
User :   even after an 8 hrs sleep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do take in 10-15 glasses of water too
User :   ok. Will do that
User :   Thanks a lot for the info.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting...
Doctor :   Bye for now...
User :   bye
Doctor :   Take care....
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