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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 measurably on the increase, and […]

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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 generic statement made without knowing […]

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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, 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 and insect parts. The first […]

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Parasites & Allergies

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 raw or under-cooked fish containing […]

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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. Its symptoms mimic anaphylaxis triggered […]

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