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05/16/2013
...Kingdom looked at the influence of birth season on allergic outcomes. They also found a link, but their results were different. This team looked at children under 18 years from the Isle of Wight. They compared their birth season, several other factors, and allergic outcomes. They found that children born in fall had an increased risk of eczema compared to children born in spring. They further linked the risk to genetic factors that happen after...
02/17/2011
...which may make swallowing more difficult. Patients with dysphagia may experience pain in the throat or chest, heartburn, regurgitation or the feeling that they have something stuck in their throat or chest. Aspiration: Both GERD and dysphagia are risk factors for aspiration, where foreign substances (food, liquid and/or stomach contents) are inhaled into the lungs. GERD can cause stomach contents to flow back into the esophagus and dysphagia can cause food and/or liquid to remain...
Cow Milk Allergy in Babies
08/01/2017
...Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also the most common food allergen in early life. Like many allergic disorders, researchers and doctors aren’t sure of the exact cause of cow milk allergy or why some infants develop a milk allergy while others do not. Researchers are working to better understand factors that may contribute to cow milk allergy. Cow milk protein allergy is sometimes referred to as...
03/26/2015
...later in life. Did you know, food allergies that are outgrown may even resurface later in life. It would be great if food allergies were like a Houdini act and we could make them disappear! Sometimes food allergies are a guessing game, but we know of a number of factors that we think influence food allergy longevity and when a child outgrows them. Here are just a few standouts. Influencing factors The Food Culprits There...
06/08/2017
...such as skin itching, hives, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, breathing difficulties such as wheezing or coughing, or the life-threatening response called anaphylactic shock. As you likely know, the diagnosis of food allergies is not an easy process. Experts at the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute in New York recommend that diagnosis of food allergies include careful interpretation of a variety of factors. These include physical examination, a skin test or RASTs, detailed patient history, and oral food...
06/10/2010
...may make swallowing more difficult. Patients with dysphagia may experience: Pain in the throat or chest Heartburn Regurgitation or The feeling that they have something stuck in their throat or chest Aspiration: Both GERD and dysphagia are risk factors for aspiration. This is because in both instances foreign substances (food, liquid and/or stomach contents) are inhaled into the lungs. GERD can cause stomach contents to flow back into the esophagus and dysphagia can cause food...
06/03/2010
...develop allergic diseases, such as eczema, allergies and asthma[4]. Someone with “atopy” produces certain antibodies associated with allergic disease. Genetics and environmental factors both contribute to whether a patient does or doesn’t develop atopic diseases. Not all people with atopy (that genetic predisposition) go on to develop allergic diseases because environmental factors play a role too; However, they are significantly more likely to. Likewise, not all people with atopic disease have atopy (but most do)....
Can My Milk-Allergic Infant Keep Breastfeeding? – Breastfeeding with food allergies
09/19/2017
...can nourish the infant while the healthcare team helps address any factors behind the low breast milk yield. Hypoallergenic Formula, when breastfeeding with food allergies. The team may recommend a hypoallergenic formula like Neocate to supplement your breast milk if your little one has had symptoms to your breast milk. That’s because guidelines advise that babies who have not tolerated breast milk due to food allergies should take a hypoallergenic formula like Neocate when a...
   
 
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