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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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Lobster Allergy Symptoms

Lobster Allergy Symptoms Having an allergy to an entire food group can be frustrating, particularly if it something as special as lobster. But staying alive is more important then getting that lobster bisque, or surf and turf meal.  If you have recently eaten a lobster and do not feel so good there is a good […]

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Crustacean allergy

Crustacean allergy and the Symptoms. Crustacean allergies are becoming increasingly common. Amongst the common food allergies, crustacean allergy is one such condition that is seen in many people across the globe. Based on a survey conducted in United States assessing 5529 households, it emerged that 2.3% of the population i.e. 6.6 million Americans may suffer […]

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Seafood Allergy

Seafood Allergy & Intolerance Over the last few decades, there has been an increase in the consumption of seafood. Often this increase is due to the health benefits associated with the consumption of some seafood. Seafood is rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein and other essential nutrients, it is not surprising that individuals are […]

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Shellfish Allergy Symptoms

Shellfish Allergy Symptoms When someone suffers from food allergy, their immune system is not working correctly. The body identifies something it thinks is dangerous, in this case example shellfish. The immune system will start producing antibodies to fight against the perceived threat. The first time this reaction does occur, the reaction is usually minor or […]

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