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Digestive Disorders

Lactose Intolerance and Headaches

08/04/2009

Question:

I´d like to know the relation between lactose intolerance and headaches. I´m lactose intolerant and before finding this out I suffered from strong headaches almost every day. Now it´s all gone -- I´m just eating lactose free food.

Answer:

I do not know of any association between the two but all is possible.

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Response by:

Annette  Kyprianou, MD Annette Kyprianou, MD
Senior Clinical Instructor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University