Archive | Food Allergy

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3 Main Ways to Manage an Allergy

What are the main Approaches to Allergy Treatment? There are three main ways to manage an allergy: Remove or avoid the provocative agent; quench or prevent the reaction with medications (pharmacotherapy) For selected allergies, try immunotherapy, “desensitization” using allergy shots with specific allergen extracts. Pharmacotherapy In addition, people can try to prevent allergies from developing, […]

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Allergic Disorders

List of Allergic Disorders • Hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis)  — meaning inflammation in the nose — is produced when IgE antibodies made by the immune system activate mast cells, causing symptoms in the upper respiratory tract. It’s triggered by specific pollens from grasses, weeds or trees appearing in spring, summer or fall. Each pollen-producing […]

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Soy Lecithin Allergies

Soy Lecithin Allergic: An Overview You would have noticed the term “soy lecithin” on various labels. It is a very common ingredient and is one of the top 10 common ingredients used in processed foods. Why is Lecithin  in your food? Lecithin is an oily substance that occurs naturally in animals such as egg yolk […]

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