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|What can I do about my Food Allergies?
Food Allergies are reactionary disorders common in America, with about 7 million people allergic to certain foods. Food Allergies are dangerous and can cause breathlessness and reduction of blood
pressure to extremely low levels.
In definition, food allergy is an immune system response to food that the body mistakenly consider harmful.
Unfortunately, there is no practical way of treating allergies, but certain measures can be taken to avoid allergic reactions. One way of treating food allergies is avoiding those foods.
Entmags.org recommends the following tips for managing food allergies:
- Consult with your physician to find out what foods you are allergic to
- Try alternative foods instead of foods that you're allergic to.
- Always read food labels before you buy or eat food. Double check the ingredients to ensure that there are no inconvenient contents.
- Carry a medical identification card with you or wear a medical identification bracelet that states your allergies in case of emergency.
- When you eat at a restaurants, first find out what ingredients are used to prepare foods.
|Foods that cause an Allergic Reaction
Generally, there are several types of foods that provide the body with nutrients and minerals, but to certain people such food may cause serious complications such as vomiting, swelling and nausea.
Common foods that are likely to trigger allergic reactions include:
|Symptoms of Food Allergies
Symptoms of food allergies may differ from one person to another, due to each one's unique reaction to a particular type of foods. In most cases symptoms of allergies include a combination of the following conditions:
- Throat swelling
- Abdominal pain
- Itchy ears
- Itchy eyes
- Skin rash
- Bad body odors