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I notice quite a few seem to have both Gluten and Dairy Intolerence. Is that common ? Would my only symptom of a dairy Intolerence be a sharp headache after eating dairy ?

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Georgie, gluten and dairy intolerances are very commonly paired together. I would try cutting it out for a while and see if you notice a difference.

Per your symptoms, I'm not really sure. I haven't been dairy free long enough or attempted to reintroduce it yet, so I don't even really know what it will do to me.

I do remember that not long after going gluten-free, and being in serious denial, I went to have some cheese sticks. They were awesome.

But anyways, within like thirty minutes of eating them I got a killer migraine. I'm not sure what that was related to, but it was totally worth it to eat those cheese sticks (they're handmade at the bar around the corner. :P )

I suggest that you cut it out for a month or two and then reintroduce it and see what happens

Courtney

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They do appear to go hand in hand with a non-trivial number of celiacs. Headaches are fairly common signs of intolerances, and a headache is one of the symptoms I get from dairy.

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Headache was one of the first signs my hubby got if he had too much milk (along with stomach gripes)

He cut it out for around 3 months and now he can tolerate it ok (but he has a limit !) :)

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