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01/07/2014
...last? Chronic symptoms lasting weeks or months, especially abdominal pain, gastroesophageal reflux, diarrhea, constipation are not typically due to an allergic or immunologic reaction to a specific food. Some foods may aggravate the underlying condition, but rarely are the direct cause. Did you have to give any treatment to make the symptoms go away? It is very helpful to know if antihistamines were given at any point. If your child required emergency room care, it...
...esophageal pain, reflux and vomiting, generalized abdominal pain and skin-blistering diarrhea that hits one to three days after ingestion of an allergen. It has been a year and a half since Paulie sensitized to the last of his safe foods. His sole source of nutrition is Neocate One Plus. We use Neocate Nutra, cane sugar and ice to give Paulie the option of sitting down with a bowl of something while we eat. He has...
04/13/2010
...restore a healthy gut Decrease the incidence of diarrhea, constipation, vomiting and gas The Difference Between Prebiotics & Probiotics: Many people are confused about the difference between prebiotics and probiotics. Probiotics are live strains of beneficial bacteria that increase the number of beneficial bacteria in our guts when we consume them. Prebiotics, on the other hand, are a special type of fiber that support the growth of the beneficial bacteria already present in our guts....
06/21/2012
...disease(an auto immune reaction that causes damage to the small intestine when gluten is consumed). Now we are finding that there is a reaction known as gluten sensitivity, which has similar symptoms to celiac disease but does not cause damage to the villi of the small intestine. Symptoms of gluten sensitivity can include: Bloating Diarrhea Abdominal pain, Fatigue Joint pain Headaches Foggy thinking And more If you suspect you have a reaction to gluten, you...
09/29/2010
...starting with products like yogurt or cheese which can be tolerated better than cow’s milk. If your child does not experience any adverse reactions (such as diarrhea, vomiting or gassiness) then you can continue to give increasing amounts of dairy products, slowly working up to 100% cow’s milk. Milk Trial Precautions It is important to remember that if your child originally had a severe reaction to milk, such as anaphylaxis, then you should have the...
04/26/2012
...ability to absorb nutrients from food properly. Once food allergies are diagnosed, entire food groups may be eliminated from the diet. Such a restricted diet can make it difficult to get enough nutrition. Gastrointestinal conditions(such as GERD, chronic diarrhea, celiac, etc) Metabolic disorders Infections/illnesses Physical conditions (such as heart conditions, cleft palates, etc) How is FTT Managed? The child’s healthcare provider will determine the best course of treatment, depending on the underlying cause for the...
02/09/2010
...may cause a child to refuse to eat; Chronic Diarrhea which causes the body to rapidly lose important nutrients and calories provided by food; Food Allergies to proteins in things like milk which require a restrictive diet that may lead to the inability to maintain or gain weight; or Illness when the body goes into overdrive trying to fight the infection, using up all of the nutrients it has stored to do so. How is...
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...
   
 
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