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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 […]

What is a Food Allergy?

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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 […]