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What is cerebral allergy?

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Cerebral allergy is a term that has been applied to people who have trouble concentrating and have headaches, as well as other complaints. This is sometimes attributed to mast cells degranulating in the brain -- but no other place in the body. There is no evidence that such a scenario can happen, and most doctors do not currently recognize cerebral allergy as a disorder.

From: Food Allergy and Food Intolerance WebMD Medical Reference

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Fact Sheet: Food Allergy and Intolerances."  UpToDate. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on October 29, 2018

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: "Fact Sheet: Food Allergy and Intolerances."  UpToDate. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on October 29, 2018

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