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Swollen throat glands, chronic fatigue, sensitivity to light, sound, etc. by Viv Patient Expert Posted Sun 18 Jan 2009 1:32am Swollen throat glands and severe sore throats, Fatigue (sometimes chronic), fever, muscle pain, aching joints, headaches, night sweats, stomach aches, sensitized skin, eyes sensitive to light, cold hands and feet. While I cannot provide you with an answer as to what your next step should be, I can share my own experience and what works for ... Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of Food Allergies by Med Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Food Allergies: Abdominal discomfort Abdominal pain Asthma Blood in the stool Colic Diarrhea Eczema Headaches Hives (Urticaria) Itches Low blood pressure Mouth itching Mouth tingling Poor growth Poor sleeping Runny nose Sinus pain Sneez ... Read on »
Hives, Swelling and Food Allergy Reactions by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 12:00am "I think my lip is swelling up. Do I have a hive?" Our peaceful MLK Day quickly turned into one of "those scary times." Sure enough, my food allergic 11-year-old had a very puffed out lower lip and a pretty giant hive. As I got the Benadryl, several smaller hives began popping out on the upper lip. I watched. We waited. We both knew wh ... Read on »
Hives, Swelling and Food Allergy Reactions by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 5:03am "I think my lip is swelling up. Do I have a hive?" Our peaceful MLK Day quickly turned into one of "those scary times." Sure enough, my food allergic 11-year-old had a very puffed out lower lip and a pretty giant hive. As I got the Benadryl, several smaller hives began popping out on the upper lip. I watched. We waited. We both knew wha ... Read on »
Food Allergy Part 2: Food Allergies vs. Food Intolerances by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 2:55pm What's the difference between food allergy and food intolerance? I'm not an expert, but as near as I can tell from reading and researching this topic, here's the difference An allergy to a food involves an immune system response. That means when you eat a food you are allergic to, your immune system creates antibodies against that food. If ... Read on »
Food allergies for you = food allergies for your baby? by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:20pm 1 Comment Despite a lot of research, the exact cause of food allergies and the reason the number of kids affected is on the rise, is still something of a mystery. One very common question on the subject is “Are food allergies genetic?” While no one has identified a “food allergy gene,” research does show that if Mom, Dad or both parents have a histo ... Read on »
Food Allergies: more information and the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am TheFood Allergy Initiativeis a non-profit organization founded in 1998 whose main goal is to support research to find a cure for life-threatening food allergies. Useful information can be found on their website. I find the lists of synonyms for various foods to be particularly helpful. For example, if your child has an allergy to soy, consider pr ... Read on »
Food Allergy Friendly Basball Games and Food Allergy Contest by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 12:00am More and more peanut allergic individuals can sing, "Take me out to the ball game!" thanks to efforts of many to encourage ballparks to provide seating free of peanuts at some games. The Cleveland Indians are the latest to offer this opportunity. They're even power-washing and thoroughly cleaning that are of the stadium prior to the start of the ... Read on »
Food Allergy Bill is now Food Allergy Law by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Fri 07 Jan 2011 12:00am On Wednesday President Obama signed 35 bills into law. One of them was the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Act . This is welcome news for our school children with food allergies. Forward this to your school board and administrators and offer your assistance in creating a plan that works for your school. Yes, it's a voluntary program, but the ... Read on »
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Takes Action To Address Growing Problem Of Food Allergy Bullying by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Jun 2013 7:00am Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), the nation’s leading food allergy organization, released today a national educational program targeted at curbing food allergy bullying among children in the United States. One in 13 children in the U.S. – roughly two in every classroom – has a food allergy. Nearly 40 percent of children with food all ... Read on »