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Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
Summer is winding down, and it’s time to start helping your children prepare for their return to class and food allergy. Your school might have sent school supply lists, teacher assignments, and schedule for school nights. Now, it’s time to create your own food allergy checklist. Whether your child is returning to the classroom or attending for the first time, here are some things to help make sure they have a successful,...
...to a new pediatrician. The pediatrician did an upper GI test and blood work that indicated both reflux and an allergy to milk and eggs. Laura asked about Neocate, an amino acid-based infant formula that she had discovered in her research. The pediatrician agreed that Aidan should try this hypoallergenic formula. “Neocate immediately made a difference,” says Laura. Summary: It took five long months for Aidan to receive a proper diagnosis of milk and soy...
...his formula to Enfamil but didn’t see any improvement in his symptoms. He was only four weeks old when his pediatrician confirmed he had reflux and began a very aggressive treatment. He advised Laurie to try using a formula called Alimentum, along with a dose of Maalox prior to each feeding, and Pepcid. When Levi’s condition did not improve, the doctor then prescribed Prevacid, a steroid medication. Still, there was no relief for Levi and...
06/05/2012
...from the mouth to the stomach, where the majority of digestion begins. Disorders of the Esophagus The LES prevents the stomach contents and acids from coming up into the esophagus. When the LES does not work properly, stomach acids can travel backwards into the esophagus, a condition we know as reflux. This can lead to symptoms like heartburn, coughing, or hoarseness. When reflux occurs frequently and causes symptoms, this is known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease...
Finn finds Neocate<sup>®</sup> Syneo<sup>®</sup> to help resolve his food allergy symptoms – A parent’s perspective
...and soy from my diet. He was also placed on a medication for acid reflux. We saw the GI specialist when Finn was around 5 months old. After hearing that I had already attempted to cut out dairy and soy from my diet for about five weeks with little change in his symptoms, gastroenterologist suggested putting Finn on a hypoallergenic formula to try and find a baseline and give Finn some relief. We also started...
...both confirmed the diagnosis of milk and soy allergies, allergy-related eosinophilic esophagitis and allergy-related gastroesophageal reflux. Riley’s pediatrician recommended Neocate Infant, a hypoallergenic, amino acid-based formula. Because Neocate is made up of individual amino acids (the building blocks of protein), it was easier for Riley to digest than the hydrolysate formulas he originally tried which contain protein chains that have only been partially broken down. Within 36 hours of starting on Neocate, Riley’s diarrhea stopped,...
...He prescribed Neocate, an amino acid-based formula used in the dietary management of infants and children with milk and soy allergy. Unlike the hydrolosate formula, an amino-acid based formula is comprised of individual non-allergenic amino acids that Natalie could digest. Within the first twenty-four hours Natalie’s condition improved. Within the next few weeks her mother noticed a drastic change. “There’s no more screaming, no more pain and she doesn’t even need the reflux medicine anymore,”...
10/19/2017
...label to be sure. However, studies have found that up to 10 to 40% of babies with cow milk allergy do not tolerate eHFs. That means their CMA symptoms will not full resolve. If you’re concerned that your little one isn’t tolerating an extensively hydrolyzed formula, ask your baby’s doctor about amino acid-based formulas like Neocate. Amino Acid-based Formulas Neocate is an amino acid-based formula, also known as an elemental formula. Amino acid-based formulas do...
   
 
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