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The difference between an Allergy and a Sensitivity – Dr. Edan Sarid

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(C) Erica Julson Dr. Edan Sarid: Many people can have adverse reactions to a variety of triggers – including foods, airborne irritants, topical products or medications. But how do you know if you are truly allergic or just ‘sensitive’ to the irritant? An allergy is an immune-media …

New Year’s Resolutions and Asthma

How Allergy and Asthma triggers can ruin workout routines One of America’s favorite traditions for the end of the year is making New Year’s resolutions that have make some reference to eating healthy and losing weight in the new year. Surprisingly, some of those that start to exercise find that …

Hidden Food Allergies: What You Should Watch Out For

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  According to recent estimates, 15 million Americans are affected by food allergies, which makes it a very important health topic. Experts advise people to beware of allergy symptoms and be cautious with the food they consume daily. Allergens are often hidden in foods and other products that …

Milk Allergy: Looking For Dairy-Free Substitutes?

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Do you or someone in your family have a dairy allergy? Giving up milk and other dairy products may seem hard, especially because there are so many products containing dairy. There are many known sources of milk, but there are also many unknown sources of dairy you should watch out for. Nowadays peo …

A Guide for Children Newly Diagnosed with Milk Allergies

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  Is your child newly diagnosed with milk allergies? There is no reason to feel anxious or lost. Although the lifestyle adjustments required for this condition can be difficult, they will not overwhelm you. Your child and family will slowly get used to dealing with milk allergy, and in the end …

It’s More than Dairy: What to Avoid with a Milk Allergy

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You can’t prevent a milk allergy, but you can avoid the foods that trigger a reaction. Abstaining from dairy is the obvious first step; but there are many other products that contain milk proteins and milk derivatives, such as casein. Check labels on all food products and be careful when ordering …

Study Finds Genes behind Asthma, Allergic Reactions

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New research has shed light on over 30 genes that could influence asthma and other allergic reactions. These genes affect the activity of white blood cells called eosinophils, immune cells which trigger inflammation in the airways. 30 percent of Europeans and North Americans have allergies; 10 perc …

How to Breathe Easier During the Winter Months with Asthma  

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  “There are two challenges for people with asthma in the winter,” Dr. H. James Wedner, an asthma specialist at Washington University in St. Louis. “One is that they spend more time inside. The other is that it’s cold outside.” There are more asthma triggers indoors, such as mold, pe …

Milk Allergy: a Crash Course

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What causes milk allergy? Immune system malfunctions are responsible for all food allergies. In the case of milk allergy, the body produces immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to attack proteins in milk that it mistakenly identifies as harmful. When the body recognizes the milk proteins a second time …

Do You Know the Signs of Milk Allergy?

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Milk allergy, one of the most common allergies in children, is triggered by an abnormal immune reactions to dairy products. Cow’s milk is the most prevalent cause, but other animals’ milk can set off an allergic reaction as well. Avoiding milk products is the best treatment. Luckily, children o …