A study published in the “Pediatrics” the official journal of the American Association of Pediatrics shows that late introduction of solid foods during infancy is directly related to the likelihood a food or inhalant sensitivity develops by age 5. The study involved 994 children with susceptibility to type 1 diabetes for whom information on breastfeeding, age at the introduction of solid foods, and allergen-specific immunoglobulin E levels at 5 years was available (using data from The Finnish Type 1 Diabetes Prediction and Prevention Nutrition Study). The results of the study are reported as follows:
For many, the holiday season brings joy but also stress. Many of our doctors are writing about stress this week and how it impacts health, specifically your bodies response to stress and it’s link to allergies:
The Holidays are fast approaching, and it’s that time of year again… my sneezing, itchy eyes, and runny nose are in full effect. From the burning of artificially scented candles to the smell of real Christmas trees, I feel like my sinuses are being assaulted at every turn. I have suffered from allergies and asthma since I was a little girl, and the holidays have always been a difficult time of year for me. If you add seasonal colds and flu to my allergies and asthma, it adds up to headaches and chronic fatigue, not to mention a constant feeling of stress.
Chances are you know of a child on Ritalin or some other prescription drug for “attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder” (ADHD). But did you know that these drugs can keep children from growing normally? Meanwhile, there are plenty of safe, natural ways to help these children that you won’t hear about from the mainstream medical community
There is a lot of concern today about genetically-modified foods and for good reason – no one really knows how safe they are!
Genetically Modified Organisms have also been known to cause allergic reactions in people who previously did not show sensitivity to the product in question. GMOs offer a unique challenge to a person’s battle against allergies and attempt to find allergy relief. It makes it more difficult to define the true cause of a food allergy if you don’t know what you’re truly eating.
I have recently started treating in my clinic using The Bax 3000 from Bioveda Wellness. The treatment is called Neurological Stress Reduction Therapy or NSRT. It is based on Psychoneuroimmunology and basically reconditions the nervous system to not be over sensitive to substances.