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10/02/2008
...Gina Clowes is the founder of AllergyMoms.com . We would like to thank her for guest blogging for us and sharing her family’s allergy story. Note: This article was originally written for Health Central: My AllergyNetwork.com. To view the article there, click here. A few weeks ago, I wrote about Where To Start: Tips for New Food Allergy Parents when adjusting to life with food allergies. Soon after your child is diagnosed, you...
09/17/2013
...food allergy? It is an adverse immune response to a food protein. This immune response often occurs quickly after ingestion, but can occur hours after food contact. Food allergies can be mediated by multiple immunologic mechanisms, but most commonly are the direct result of antibodies called Immunoglobulin E (IgE). These antibodies recognize food protein as foreign invaders and ultimately trigger cells in the skin, lungs, and gastrointestinal system to react. Signs/Symptoms: Tingling or itching in...
05/10/2012
...Food Allergy Awareness Week and National Eosinophil Awareness Weeks usually take place in the beginning of May each year. That’s no coincidence, since food allergies and eosinophilic disorders are closely related. For many of our families, both of these are important reason to celebrate next week and to spread the word. Food Allergy Awareness Week The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network(FAAN) established the first official “week” to increase awareness of food allergies in 1998,...
12/24/2015
...the ID tag to put critical information; · Your healthcare provider’s advice on what to include; · First/last name, allergies, emergency contact phone number with area code (2 of these); · Specifics-information that would help a first-responder (note: allergies come in all different sizes and symptoms. They can be driven by type, exposure and immune response. Also include if the allergy is mild or urgent). Stay tuned for future availability of something brand new to...
A Mother’s Tale: Learning About My Baby’s Milk Allergy
...the emergency room. She was admitted and began treatment for a severe dairy allergy to the protein found in cow’s milk. I gave up breastfeeding immediately and harbored the heartache and feelings of resentment deep down while I watched my perfect baby girl fight for her life. The doctors informed us that had we not brought her in, she would have died at home. Our gastroenterologist withheld all feeding for 24 hours to allow her...
The Gut Microbiota and Its Link With Food Allergies
01/18/2018
...breast milk must use a hypoallergenic formula. Research with older hypoallergenic formulas found that they helped resolve food allergy symptoms, but didn’t shift the imbalance in gut microbiota. Neocate® Syneo® Infant is the first and only hypoallergenic formula that is shown to help balance the microbiota of food-allergic infants to be closer to that of healthy, breastfed infants. That’s because Neocate Syneo Infant contains both prebiotics and probiotics, designed explicitly for allergic infants. A diagram...
   
 
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