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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)....
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...
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...
06/03/2014
...a greater risk for seasonal allergy symptoms. Another link between food and environmental (seasonal) allergies is a condition known as Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS). In this condition, individuals with seasonal allergies experience an allergic reaction (itchiness or swelling of the mouth and throat) upon eating certain foods. Interestingly, this reaction is not actually caused by a food allergy, although sufferers may mistakenly believe that they have an allergy to a specific food. Symptoms of OAS...
09/14/2010
...doubts about a product, call the manufacturers and ask about the possibility for cross-contamination. If they can’t assure you its safe, it may not be worth the risk. Certain foods are not subject to FALCPA requirements. Foods that are regulated by agencies other than the FDA will have different allergen labeling requirements. Examples of such foods include: Poultry Most meats Certain egg products If you are unsure if a food is safe for your child,...
06/28/2011
...cloudy? Or if it had expired? So many scary possibilities! So, what is the right number of auto-injectors? The answer to that question depends on a number of factors. How Many to Carry? On their website, Mylan recommends that patients at risk for allergic emergencies carry two doses of epinephrine. This is because up to 20% of patients who have an allergic emergency requiring epinephrine will require a second dose. At all times the injector...
10/10/2016
...less likely to develop eczema and other allergies, depending on a few factors. Read a summary of the research here. Researchers looked at data from the entire nation of Sweden. They found that having a dog in the first year of an infant’s life was associated with a lower likelihood of asthma in children beyond 3-6 years old (but not younger). Growing up on a farm with animals was also associated with a lower likelihood...
04/19/2011
If you or a family member has seasonal allergies, which are triggered by environmental allergens like pollen, you probably know that spring can be a rough time of year, especially if you live in an area with a high pollen count. Here at Neocate, we hear from some parents that their children’s food allergy symptoms seem worse at this time of year. Let’s take some time to review the similarities and differences...
   
 
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