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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...
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...
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...
01/05/2010
...that as many as 70% of children have a deficiency in this vitamin! (http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/08/03/vitamin.d.children/). A second study found that children with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have high blood pressure and lower levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as “healthy” cholesterol — two issues that are considered major risk factors for heart disease later in life. A deficiency in vitamin D also results in Rickets. In October of 2008, the...
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...
   
 
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