A number of holiday-related triggers can make people sneeze, wheeze or, in the case of food allergies, have a more serious reaction.  But by planning ahead, the day can be misery-free. You already have to deal with in-laws, you certainly don’t want allergy and asthma issues on top of this.  Here are a few suggestions …

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food allergy symptoms

The truth is that while many people think they have food allergies, only a small fraction of people actually have true allergies. Most symptoms people experience are caused by food intolerances rather than allergies. Some examples of common intolerances: Corn products Cow’s milk and dairy products ( Lactose intolerance) Wheat and other gluten-containing grains (Celiac …

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food allergy cross contact

Many people are under the assumption that as long as a food allergic person does not actually eat the food they are allergic to, they are not at risk of anaphylaxis. However this is not always the case. Food allergic patients can also be at risk for reactions if they come into contact with the …

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The new school year means new clothes, classes, and teachers – and the same old misery due to sneezing and wheezing for children who have allergies or asthma. From the class hamster to dust mites residing in carpet to germs from cold and flu viruses, asthma and allergy triggers lurk throughout the classroom. It’s not …

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