Monosodium Glutamate Allergy

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavor enhancer containing water, sodium, and glutamate. It is classified as an intolerance or sensitivity because MSG does not cause reactions to the body's immune system. Headaches, chest pain, sweating, flushing, shortness of breath, weakness, rapid heartbeat, and nausea are the commonly reported symptoms. MSG allergy symptoms can vary in individuals.

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