What your allergy test results mean

Allergy test results: What do they mean? Blood allergy tests such as the 7DROPS ALL Allergy Test screen samples for elevated IgE antibody levels in a patient’s body. In this article, we explain the meaning behind your results.  The immune system produces IgE antibodies to protect the body from parasitic infections.   In the case of an allergic reaction to … Continued

What is molecular allergy diagnostics?

Before we explain the process behind molecular allergy diagnostics, we have to clarify some basic terms regarding allergology. What exactly is an allergen, and what does the abbreviation IgE stand for?    Allergens & IgE antibodies explained   Simply put, an allergen is any molecule that binds IgE antibodies (a type of protein in the body). IgE antibodies are part of our immune … Continued

How to spot an allergy

In the US, about 40% of all children and 30% of all adults suffer from some form of allergy. But how to spot an allergy? Allergic reactions can be caused by many substances – the most common allergen sources include pollen (from grasses, trees, and weeds), pet and animal dander (from cats, dogs, etc.), dust … Continued

Methods of allergy and food intolerance testing

Allergies and food intolerances are more and more common in today’s society. There are several different methods for allergy and food intolerance testing, including blood and skin tests.  There is no fix-all cure for allergies and food intolerances. Therefore, it is important for allergy sufferers to take an allergy test to determine the allergens that … Continued