A recent report from Children’s Hospital Boston indicates that food allergies in children are becoming more common and more severe. In fact, the number of food allergy cases at this hospital doubled in 2006. In addition, the number of kids with food allergies went up 18 percent from 1997 to 2007, according to the U.S. [...]
There are two types of allergic responses as it relates to food allergies. IgE is an indication of a hypersensitivity or true allergy. IgG is a secondary response usually associated with a previous exposure to an antigen. Food Allergies don’t cause Everything, BUT Food Allergies CAN cause ANYTHING!
Do you know what is in your paint, detergent, fabric softeners, scented candles, and furniture? Most of us do not know, because usually, there are no ingredients listed on any of these products! Have you ever tried to find out what is in your household products? It is next to impossible and the chemical agencies do not give us the “right” to find out! What is even more scary is that the government regulators of the chemicals in these products don’t necessarily have the “right” to know either!
Eczema is a general term encompassing various inflamed skin conditions. One of the most common forms of eczema is atopic dermatitis (or “atopic eczema”). Approximately 10 percent to 20 percent of the world’s population is affected by this chronic, relapsing, and very itchy rash at some point during childhood.
Runny noses and persistent post-nasal drips are the result of the body’s response to a simple component of a food or pollen molecule – a phenolic. Substance intolerance shows up in many forms besides the common allergic symptoms of swelling, itching, and run-amuck mucous.
Are you thinking about changing your doctor to an alternative medicine doctor? Do you like the allopathic approach or are you fascinated with eastern medicine? If you are ready for a change in your health and healthcare professional, then you should know the differences between the two approaches.