Allergies & food intolerances
Do you struggle with sneezing, skin rashes, a tingly mouth, or even asthma? Do you experience bloating, nausea, headaches, or just feel unwell?
Check out the allergy and food intolerances symptoms below and see what applies to you!
Hay fever (also known as pollen allergy or Allergic rhinitis (or Rhinitis allergica, or hay fever) is an inflammation of the nose occuring when the immune system overreacts to allergens (e.g., pollen) in the air.) is one of the most common forms of allergy in the US.
Approximately 10 to 30 percent of adults and as many as 40 percent of children are affected, with numbers rising every year due to environmental factors like climate change.
Typical symptoms include nasal congestion and obstruction, sneezing fits, conjunctivitis, ear infections, as well as allergic asthma.
Unexplained digestive issues such as bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or nausea are often related to IgG-mediated food intolerances.
Common food intolerance triggers include grains containing gluten, caffeine, processed meats, dried fruits, pickled foods, canned vegetables, and high-fructose foods like honey or agave nectar.
Please note: Food intolerances are not the same as food allergies! Symptoms of food intolerances cause discomfort, but they are never life-threatening.
Apart from hay fever symptoms and other respiratory issues, allergies can cause several different types of skin reactions in patients.
Depending on the type of reaction and the An allergen source is the producer of the allergen, for example a house dust mite producing allergenic proteins. causing it, experts divide them into three categories: eczema, hives, and contact dermatitis.
About 25 million Americans struggle with asthma. The most common type of asthma is allergic asthma, which affects 60 percent of all asthma patients.
Both allergic and non-allergic asthma display the same range of symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath.
Frequent allergic asthma triggers are dust mites, pests, pollen, molds, and pet allergens.
Itchy mouth & tingly lips
A tingly or itchy feeling in and around the mouth after eating certain foods can be caused by a phenomenon called by a true food allergy, or a phenomenon called Occurs when proteins of certain foods are similar in structure to allergenic proteins in certain types of pollen. Patients with a pollen allergy experience symptoms of oral allergy syndrome (OAS) in response to eating certain fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts. Symptoms usually include mild swelling and itching of the lips, tongue, inside of the mouth, soft palate, throat and ears..
Food allergies can cause a range of symptoms in the patient, from a slight tingle or itch around the mouth to swelling of lips, tongue, or throat, as well as more severe symptoms like breathing difficulties, hives, and even A severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that can lead to a potentially fatal condition known as anaphylactic shock. It can occur within minutes or several hours after coming into contact with an allergen and is often caused by reactions to medication, food allergens or insect venom..
Many people struggle with unexplained symptoms every day, for example headaches, nervousness, or joint pain, or a general feeling of unwellness.
Patients who are looking into improving their overall health and boosting their wellness are recommended to get tested for IgG-mediated food intolerances to find out if a slight change of diet could help with their issues.