Re: Is It Me????????
this may have no bearing, but I know my sister can't eat Chinese food except from certain places (mostly the $$$ places) because they use MSG and it triggers TERRIBLE migraines for her. I'm sure if MSG can trigger a migraine it can trigger a panic attack. There are also a couple of other food places that use MSG (pretty much any kind of buffet or anywhere that the food will be sitting out prior to being eaten). I dunno -- just my two cents
I just went and looked on the net and found that some people have adverse reactions to MSG (Monosodium glutamate) and that it is a flavor enhancer, and, when consumed in large amounts, can cause flushing, sensations of warmth, headache, facial pressure, chest pain, or feelings of detachment in some people. These transient reactions occur rapidly after eating large amounts of food to which MSG has been added.
Last edited by zekat; 09-08-2004 at 12:11 PM.