Allergy Symptoms and Food Intolerence

Diagnosing Allergies Tracking Triggers

Tracking Allergy Triggers People commonly blame allergies for a whole range of imprecise symptoms, from fatigue, weakness and headache to...
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Four Basic Types of Hypersensitivity

The four main types of Hypersensitivity are labeled I, II, III and IV, but also have Descriptive names. Type I,...
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Allergy & Parasites

The Link Between Parasites and Allergy Parasites appear to play two roles in allergy. First, they are highly allergenic; that...
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Can Exercise Provoke Anaphylaxis?

It has Been Displayed That Exercise Can Provoke Anaphylaxis Strenuous exercise occasionally produces a type of exercise-induced anaphylaxis, sometimes in...
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Candida Vaginitis & Food Allergy

Candida, Vaginitis & Food Allergy The maddening itch of vaginal inflammation may be caused by three different microscopic organisms. One...
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Diagnosing Allergies Tracking Triggers
Four Basic Types of Hypersensitivity
Allergy & Parasites
Can Exercise Provoke Anaphylaxis?
Candida Vaginitis & Food Allergy

 

Diagnosing  Allergies Tracking Triggers

Diagnosing Allergies Tracking Triggers

Tracking Allergy Triggers People commonly blame allergies for a whole range of imprecise symptoms, from fatigue, weakness and headache to depression and anxiety or behavior problems such as hyperactivity. The popular saying "I'm allergic to this or that" - to the furniture, broccoli or a certain plant - ire n ...
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Four Basic Types of Hypersensitivity

Four Basic Types of Hypersensitivity

The four main types of Hypersensitivity are labeled I, II, III and IV, but also have Descriptive names. Type I, or IgE-mediated, Allergic Hypersensitivity Type I hypersensitivity, or "immediate onset" allergy, develops in stages on repeated exposure to a specific allergen such as dust-mite feces, animal dander, foods, pollens, drugs ...
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Anisakiasis can create allergy

Allergy & Parasites

The Link Between Parasites and Allergy Parasites appear to play two roles in allergy. First, they are highly allergenic; that is, they frequently trigger allergic reactions. In fact, parasitic reactions can be mistaken for food allergy, as is often the case with stro allergic anisakiasis, a condition in which ingesting ...
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Can Exercise Provoke Anaphylaxis?

It has Been Displayed That Exercise Can Provoke Anaphylaxis Strenuous exercise occasionally produces a type of exercise-induced anaphylaxis, sometimes in combination with certain foods. Recognized since the 1970s, the problem is most often triggered by arduous exertion in joggers, runners, cyclists, soccer players, skiers and those engaging in vigorous aerobics ...
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vaginitis candida

Candida Vaginitis & Food Allergy

Candida, Vaginitis & Food Allergy The maddening itch of vaginal inflammation may be caused by three different microscopic organisms. One is the yeastlike fungus Candida. Candida is biologically related to moulds in cheese; yeasts in beer, wine, vinegar and bread; yeast-based B vitamins; and mushrooms. Most of the time, Candida ...
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Stress Allergy

Are Allergies Increasing?

Allergic disorders are thought to have become more common in North America and Europe during the last 15 to 20 years, and researchers are trying to determine the reasons. In particular, the incidence of the "allergic triad" — rhinitis, asthma and nasal polyps — has almost doubled in many countries ...
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Who Is Most at Risk of Anaphylaxis

Who Is  At Risk? Roughly 1 percent of the North American population is at risk of anaphylaxis. Near-fatal or fatal anaphylactic episodes are most common among adults, although children may be at as great, or greater, risk because of their inability to recognize and act on the emergency. In children, ...
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ADHD, Diet & Allergies

ADHD, Diet & Allergies

ADHD & Hyperactivity in children is a fairly recent condition that was not diagnosed until recent decades. The reason may have been that no one knew it existed and therefore didn't look for it:- but that would only account for a few overlooked cases. The fact is that it is ...
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Identifying the Causes of Anaphylaxis

Identifying the Causes of Anaphylaxis

How to Identify the Causes of Anaphylaxis Investigating an attack of anaphylaxis can take lots of detec-tive work, because the cause may be far from obvious. Anaphylaxis can be mistaken for fainting ("vasovagal syncope"), a more familiar but usually harmless event. Fainting is managed by simply helping the person lie ...
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Late Phase After-Effects Anaphylaxis

Late Phase After-Effects Anaphylaxis

What are the "Late Phase After-Effects" of  Anaphylaxis? Even though the immediate signs of anaphylaxis may fade quickly on treatment with epinephrine, there is always a risk of a second, equally life-endangering "late phase" anaphylactictic event occurring within 3 to 12 hours of the first, requiring more epinephrine. If the ...
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What is Anaphylaxis & How To Manage it

The allergens most liable to trigger anaphylaxis are drugs such as penicillin and some other antibiotics, insect venoms and foods. While anaphylaxis can swiftly kill, not all anaphylactic reactions are fatal. Nonetheless, anyone who has ever experienced a severe, body-wide allergic reaction must be on guard and take precautions. The ...
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peak season allergies

What is an Allergic Reaction?

An allergic reaction is an inappropriate immune-system response that causes symptoms in a certain subset of the population. Specificity is the hallmark of all immune responses. People are usually allergic to only a few specific substances. For example, someone sensitive only to the allergen found in red cedar dust will ...
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Wary of Unconventional Allergy Tests?

Be Wary of Unconventional Tests and Therapies Despite the fact that allergies are recognizable immune-system reactions, the mistaken notion continues to circulate that many or most inexplicable discomforts or vague health complaints are due to some "allergy." In their search for relief, ever more people blame multiple environmental factors and ...
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peanut allergy

Peanut Allergies – Symptoms and Treatment

Peanut Allergy is one of the most common food allergies and can be one the more serious to the extent of anaphylaxis, which is an acute allergic reaction to an antigen (e.g. a bee sting) to which the body has become hypersensitive. Although peanuts are what many usually think of ...
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Allergies & Pollution

Air Pollution and the Relationship to Allergies

While the seeming increase in allergies may reflect greater media publicity, more public interest and better diagnosis, many experts suggest that there is probably a real rise in allergy incidence as well. The reason isn't known, but air pollution (especially vehicle and diesel fumes) and other environmental changes may aggravate ...
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