Category: Food allergy
Food Allergy Reality Check – Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction-Unraveling the Truth Behind the Hype
Thanks to YouTube, I present an excellent 9:20 on food allergy myths from 2 New York allergists. See the end of this post for their presentation–I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. In recent years, the conversation surrounding food allergies has significantly intensified. With constant news headlines, social media discussions, and shared…
Food allergy is making a run for it
For those hoping for an answer to their food allergies, experts have recently shared a glimmer of hope. Food allergy research has gained momentum and is advancing at astonishing rates compared to the advancement in studies on hayfever. Recent years have seen increased collaboration between universities and other medical organizations working together towards unraveling the…
How Allergic Sensitization Works–
What Causes Allergies? Are allergies becoming more common? It seems like allergies are increasingly affecting people of all ages. Factors such as climate change, increased exposure to certain allergens, and genetic predisposition could be contributing to this increase in sensitivity. Whether it’s seasonal sneezing or a serious food allergy, understanding the causes of sensitization to…
Allergens can change depending on the Food you Eat
https://news.yahoo.com/study-finds-mennonite-moms-breast-161448515.html Do you have allergies? Are there certain triggers that can make your allergy symptoms worse? One of the things to consider when it comes to managing your allergies is what you’re eating. From dairy products, to legumes and nuts, and even some vegetables – all these foods can cause allergic reactions in many people.…
Is Tomato a fruit or vegetable?
Click the link below for a message from Dr. Wiens himself! https://www.youtube.com/shorts/dBWo3TZcHK8 Dr. Alan Khadavi from southern California. I appreciate the blog from Dr. Khadavi as the question of “citrus acid allergy” often comes up in my daily allergy practice here in Tulsa. Tomato is just one more food that can cause an intolerance that…
Will peanut allergy always be with us?
Back-to-school with peanut allergy: 6 steps for parents to consider What families living with peanut allergy need to know to help care for their kids at school Aimmune Therapeutics For families living with peanut allergy, the most common food allergy among children in the U.S.1, managing the allergy can require constant vigilance and supervision. This…
Fishing for allergy
Who doesn’t like to fish during this time of the year? Doesn’t matter if it’s catfish on the local pond, or trout at Roaring River, there’s nothing like feeling the tug on your line before you set the hook. And I have relatives that are experts at catching any type of fish you want. Fish…
It’s a scam to our patients
Much of my medical office day is explaining to patients what they DON’T have rather than treating #allergy. Allergy has become the explanation for all medical disease. For instance, it’s rare for allergy to cause lack of attention, abdominal cramping (because of food allergy), or even constipation, but patients want allergy testing nonetheless. What are…
Peanut allergy treatment is finally here!
Do I really want that? Shared decision making and how this applies to allergy.
As #Christmas time approaches, it’s clear that Americans want choice. When I ask patients what they would like for Christmas, “I don’t know” is usually not their answer. Children’s eyes filled with sparkles at Santa’s coming, parents’ smiling at me and thankful I haven’t ruined their stories about Santa dominate our discussions about the holidays.…