Gluten Hypersensitivity, is severely misunderstood, misdiagnosed and often times mistreated. What follows is a brief explanation of another way of understanding and therefore addressing the health concerns associated with gluten.
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!
eople with allergies know that the sniffling and the sneezing is “part of the deal” when it comes to having allergies. But, what many people with symptoms like sinus and migraine headaches, fatigue, depression, skin and digestive issues don’t know is that they might have allergies too! And, the allergic reaction may actually be the root cause of their condition, which is why treatment methods in the past have failed to produce great results.
Although not everyone agrees that conditions like Chronic Fatigue, IBS, and migraine headaches have any connection to allergies, it is true in many cases. New research is pointing to the idea that allergic reactions or chemical hypersensitivities may be at the root of these and other common conditions.
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.
- by Dr. Eric Herman, BioVeda Health and Wellness Center of Bethlehem, PA What are Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), and why are they important? Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids constitute the two families of EFA’s. EFA’s are considered “essential” because they are needed throughout the human life cycle, cannot be manufactured in the human body, [...]