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06/28/2011
...While we usually write about common food allergy symptoms, such as diarrhea or eczema, more severe reactions like anaphylaxis are possible for many children and adults with allergies. Allergens that cause anaphylaxis include food, insect stings, drugs, latex, and even exercise. When anaphylaxis happens as a result of contact with an allergen, a rapid immune reaction occurs that can quickly make breathing very difficult. For those patients an immediate injection of epinephrine can prevent...
04/02/2015
...all safe. Little ones can get shy while talking to adults who are not their parents. Keeping this in mind, keep all the stuffing allergy-friendly. Think beyond food treats: Non-food prizes can make great gifts inside or outside the Easter eggs. There is a wide variety of gifts for kids which include: mechanical pencils, tattoos, coloring books, boxes of crayons and cool erasers which you can distribute worry-free. These treats keep the little ones occupied...
05/11/2010
...and your little one. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics as many as 70% of babies with milk protein allergies are also allergic to soy. Typically, soy allergies are associated with infants who have reactions to soy-based formulas and outgrow the allergy by the time they reach kindergarten. However, as demand for soy continues to rise and more soy ingredients are being used in processed foods, a growing number of adults are developing soy...
06/10/2010
...because caregivers may not know that aspiration is occurring until the child becomes sick. Because GERD and dysphagia are risk factors for aspiration and because children are more likely than adults to experience silent aspiration, you may want to do a swallow study if your child has these conditions to rule out aspiration. If it is detected, don’t worry! There are various ways to manage it so that respiratory problems don’t develop, such as altering...
02/17/2011
...may not know that aspiration is occurring until the child becomes sick. Because GERD and dysphagia are risk factors for aspiration and because children are more likely than adults to experience silent aspiration, you may want to do a swallow study if your child has these conditions to rule out aspiration. If it is detected, don’t worry! There are various ways to manage it so that respiratory problems don’t develop, such as altering the thickness...
12/02/2010
...sweets for the little ones, while adults may enjoy a basket of “Gourmet Pleasures” with smoked salmon, olives, and crunchy snacks. Allergen Friendly Toys and Books: Allergy-friendly stuffed animals: Because many children with food allergies also have asthma, and some plush animals may be stuffed with nut shells or soy-based fibers, certified asthma friendly stuffed animals take the worry out of shopping. Build-A-Bear® offers an Allergy-Friendly Stuffed Animal Puppy that might be perfect for a...
12/07/2010
...to discuss with your child’s school is the potential for bullying and work together to develop strategies to prevent or address it. Get Everyone Involved Many people (adults included!) simply don’t understand the seriousness of food allergies, interpreting you and your child’s concerns about food as pickiness or just “being difficult”. One way to teach other students about allergies and how to protect their classmates is the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network’s Be a PAL...
05/31/2012
...We occasionally receive calls from parents who are concerned about their babies having excess gas. Symptoms such as fussiness, crying, squirming, burping, hiccups, and abdominal bloating can all be signs of an uncomfortably gassy baby. Parents often aren’t sure what to do to help make their little one feel better. Fortunately they are a few easy home remedies to try! First of all, it’s natural for babies (and adults) to have a certain...
   
 
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