Glossary

Glossary

Talking the talk about food allergies and symptoms.

Food allergies and GI issues have a language all their own, and it can be confusing and overwhelming. This glossary is here to help you understand the key terms and be better informed overall.

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Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)

A condition characterized by an abnormally high number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell, in the esophagus. It is typically caused by food allergies. Symptoms can include feeding disorders, regurgitation, vomiting and difficulty swallowing. It is often misdiagnosed as GERD.