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07/01/2015
...By Kimberly Pellicore, The Food Allergy Mom Kimberly has celiac disease and is a proud mom to two children, one of whom has severe, multiple life-threatening food allergies and asthma. After years of being largely dissatisfied with the lack of credible online and local support systems, she established thefoodallergymom.org to offer parents and caregivers of children with celiac disease, food allergies, and asthma a POSITIVE support network. Follow her on Facebook , Twitter ,...
01/07/2014
...list of specific foods that concern you can help with your own expectations as well as help your pediatrician decide if any testing is necessary. Does anyone in your immediate family have a history of allergies, asthma, or eczema? Does your child have eczema (recurrent dry, irritated skin inside the elbows/knees, face or on the trunk), seasonal allergies or asthma? Eczema is a very strong risk factor for development of food allergy. Your pediatrician will...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...of all is the shortness of breath that occurs with anaphylactic shock. Anaphylaxis is a sudden reaction to a food allergen. This requires immediate attention, as trouble breathing can quickly become life-threatening. The following post related to food allergies and asthma – an allergic condition that affects breathing – may be worth a look: Allergies and Asthma: What’s the Link? General: Excess Fussiness, Sleeplessness or “Colic” Every baby cries, but crying continuously and inconsolably for...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can...
...decreased symptoms, but there were still unexplained flare-ups. Two months post-diagnosis, we were visiting family for the holidays where each day started with a hot breakfast. Paulie’s asthma and eczema flared each morning shortly after we entered the kitchen, but only sometimes during lunch and dinner. Finally the pattern was clear. He was reacting to food proteins in the air! We learned not to cook or reheat anything with eggs or pork around Paulie. Peanuts...
12/16/2014
...and not just food products. I polled readers of my blog, Mom Vs. Food Allergy, for places they had found dairy and here’s what they came up with: • Allergy medications • Asthma inhalers • Soap • Clothes (yes, this is for real) • Hot dogs • Bouillon cubes • Antibiotics • Instant rice • Fresh, whole turkey • Baby lotion • Fresh chopped basil (in squeezable tube) • Taco seasoning • Salt & vinegar...
09/17/2013
...races and ethnicities, however the development of food allergies is multifactorial. While there are multiple factors that may increase the risk of development of food allergies Food allergies also have a genetic link. Children with a sibling or parent with an allergic condition- not just food allergies but also asthma, allergic rhinitis or hay fever- are more likely to be diagnosed with food allergies. Furthermore, children with a food allergy are more likely to have...
07/25/2013
...other countries. The symptoms they tracked were asthma, eczema, hay fever and food allergies. The researchers looked at surveys completed by over 91,000 families. What the researchers found Children born outside of the US were much less likely to experience any of the allergy symptoms that the researchers looked at: asthma, eczema, hay fever and food allergies. This held up when the researchers looked at age, gender, race/ethnicity, income, and geography. The researchers also found...
   
 
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