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Symptoms of Food Allergies (Part 2)

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As discussed in part one, food allergies can cause many more problems than you or your doctor probably realize. After having worked with thousands of patients with food allergies, we know this to be true. Symptoms list continued from Part 1: Acne Yes, acne really does have a lot do with your diet. If you […]

Are Food Allergies Causing Your Running Nose?

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Chronic congestion of the sinuses, ears and/or the nose can be an extremely frustrating sinusitis problem that does not ever truly seem to go away. 
 All too often I hear patients state that they have not found relief even after many rounds of antibiotics or multiple surgeries. This is because antibiotics and surgery often don’t […]

Do Food Allergies Cause Headaches?

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Many people with chronic headaches suffer for years with no permanent relief. Whether or not you have migraine headaches, tension headaches, sinus headaches, or an undetermined form of headache, it is very possible that you are suffering from food allergy-induced inflammation. Recent research on migraines indicates that food allergies mediated by IgG-type antibodies are specifically […]

IgE and IgG: A Deeper Understanding of Food Allergies

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The immune system functions like a sentinel standing guard against foreign invaders. In the case of an allergy, the invaders are called allergens. The primary weapon that it uses against invaders is the production of antibodies. The antibodies cause reactions that result in the offending allergens being removed from the body. In many people, foods […]

Do Early Antibiotics Lead to Food Allergy Risk?

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This is a very important issue and an important question. Antibiotics are definitely a double edged sword. You can’t just use them and think that there are no negative consequences. And remember, this article is only referring to the classic definition of food allergy, which is limited to only 5 symptoms – asthma, anaphylaxis, hives, […]

Food Allergies Can Cause IBS

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Most people who suffer from IBS are suffering at least in part because of an allergic reaction to one or more foods. If you’re like most people, you’re probably thinking, “Not me, I don’t have a food allergy.” This is because most people think they have a pretty good understanding of food allergies. You may […]

Researchers: Tap-Water Chemical May Be Linked to Food Allergy

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I don’t believe that pesticides are necessarily causing food allergies, but they certainly aren’t helping. Think of the health of the body like a bucket. A bucket can only handle so much water. At some point it will overflow. The body can handle a certain amount of insults, both physical and otherwise. But there is […]

Food Allergies: A Cause of IBS

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Most people who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are suffering at least in part because of an allergic reaction to one or more foods. If you’re like most people, you’re probably thinking, “Not me, I don’t have a food allergy.” Most people think they have a pretty good understanding of food allergies. You may […]

Food Allergies: Can I Eat Just a Little?

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People with food allergies are often disappointed when they learn that they have them because it means not eating foods that they like. While there are good substitutes for many allergenic foods and it is becoming easier and easier to find well-labeled products in the grocery store and even restaurants, it can be challenging to […]

Food Allergies and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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Most people with IBS are suffering at least in part because of an allergic reaction to one or more foods. This often surprises people, who don’t believe that they have allergies. This is because they have friends whose allergy symptoms are different, or they think that food allergies result in hives, a rash, or some […]

More About Food Allergies: IgE and IgG

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Food allergies may be one of the most prevalent health problems in our country and are certainly the biggest problem that I see in my clinic. But if you’re like most of my patients, you’re probably thinking, “Not me, I don’t have a food allergy.” Most people think they have a pretty good idea about […]