Tag: testing for food allergies

Food Testing: Sample Results

Food allergy testing is a highly specialized procedure performed only by doctors trained in recognizing and treating non-anaphylactic food allergies, and only in laboratories especially equipped to handle the sophisticated testing required. In order...

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What is a Food Allergy?

(img thanks to parkhurstexchange.com) 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...

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What is an Allergy?

An allergy is what results when your immune system is inappropriately activated. Your immune system is designed to attack bacteria, viruses and parasites. It is not intended to attack the food you eat. But...

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IgE and IgG Food Allergies

Allergens. 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...

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What is a Food Allergy?

Getting the proper testing for food allergies is the key to getting better. (img thanks to parents.com) Food allergies may be one of the most prevalent health problems in our country and are certainly...

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