You’re more than likely to have heard the saying “you are what you eat”, and in the case of allergies and headaches this could not be more true. With Spring in the air, all types of allergies are going to start getting your body irritable and over responsive, so it is important to manage your food intake to help avoid and minimise symptoms, both before they arise and for treatment purposes.
A good way to help identify the cause and help in prevention of food related allergies and headaches is to keep a food diary to try and identify as many triggers as possible.
Nutrition and headaches
Frequent allergy related (sinus) headaches are mainly in part due to a compromised immune system as well as food allergies or intolerances. Dairy products, wheat and simple sugars found in sweets are common causes of a weakened immune system and a build of sinus congestion. Avoiding these foods may be key in helping you to prevent and manage ongoing sinus headaches.
Nutrition and allergies
When the stomach and small intestine are inflamed or irritated, the gut become permeable – passing into the blood too easily – and causing heightened allergies in some people.
Eating the right foods and avoiding triggers are vital in managing allergy symptoms. Some helpful suggestions include fish, honey and certain fruit and vegetables.
Natural Intolerance Testing at 3Ways
At 3Ways we offer applied kinesiology intolerance testing, which embodies the gentle are of muscle monitoring to access information about a person’s wellbeing.
Applied kinesiology may be used to detect allergies and sensitivities to a variety of substances including foods, dust mites, and pollens. It works on the theory that exposure to the allergen will create a weakening in the muscle (usually the arm is used for testing).
This month we are offering a special 15 minute substance tolerance testing for wheat and gluten and dairy using kinesiology protocols. Get in contact with us today to find out more about this special.
Contact 3Ways today to find out how we can help you to pinpoint allergy solutions for you.