Food Allergies

  • food allergies may develop an allergy to vaccines, as a result of exposure to food proteins.
    February 16, 2018

    Allergy to Vaccines: Why Do People with Food Allergies React to Vaccination?

    Vaccination is normally a safe and effective way to protect children and adults from serious diseases. However, some people with food allergies may develop an allergy to vaccines, as a result of exposure to food proteins.   A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides immunity against one or various...

  • February 14, 2018

    Do People Allergic to Tree Nuts Also Have a Coconut Allergy?

    Coconut, or Cocos nucifera, is a type of tree nuts obtained from coconut palms. Like other tree nuts, coconuts may cause an allergic reaction in some people. However, compared to other tree nut allergies, people rarely develop a coconut allergy.   Allergies caused by tree nuts are one of the...

  • February 12, 2018

    Food Allergies and Medications: Can Food Products in Medications Cause Reactions?

    These days, allergies to various food products are becoming more and more of a problem for both adults and children. Estimated 8 and 5 percent of children and adults respectively are allergic to at least one food. While the only way to prevent food allergies is to avoid the triggers,...

  • February 10, 2018

    Why Do You Develop Reactions to Food Smell?

    People with food allergies usually develop a reaction after consuming they food trigger. However, sometimes just smelling a food may cause you to experience allergy-like symptoms. Why does this happen? Is it because you inhale tiny particles of your allergen, or are allergic reactions to food smell possible, too? Read...

  • February 9, 2018

    Do You Have an Alcohol Allergy?

    You can hardly call alcohol a harmless substance, but in some people, alcohol-containing beverages may trigger a more serious reaction than a hangover the day after. In most cases, those reacting to alcohol experience the symptoms of intolerance. Although the terms “alcohol intolerance” and “alcohol allergy” are sometimes used interchangeably,...

  • January 31, 2018

    How Do You Treat an Egg Allergy?

    There are various approaches that help to diagnose an egg allergy. The first thing you doctor is likely to do is to exclude other conditions leading to similar symptoms. For example, some types of food intolerance may trigger a reaction that seems to be an allergic one. However, the reactions...

  • January 30, 2018

    What Should You Know About an Egg Allergy?

    When it comes to food allergies, reactions to eggs and egg-containing foods are among the most commonly occurring. An egg allergy normally affects infants and children, and in most cases, disappears before adolescence.   Usually, an allergic reaction to eggs happens shortly after the exposure to the allergen, but it...

  • January 29, 2018

    Can You Develop an Avocado Allergy?

    Avocado is popular tropical fruit, that is rich in healthy fats and vitamin A. Avocados can provide numerous health benefits, such reducing the risk of cancer, protecting from heart diseases and diabetes, treating osteoarthritis, etc. However, in some people, these fruits may trigger a dangerous allergic reaction. In fact, there...

  • January 28, 2018

    Do You Think You Have a Mango Allergy?

    A lot of people may experience allergic reactions after eating certain foods. For instance, fruits are a common trigger of such reactions, as some of them are prone to causing oral allergy syndrome (OAS). Besides, those have pollen allergies may sometimes develop an allergy to fruits as a result of...

  • January 27, 2018

    What Do You Need to Know About a Nightshade Allergy?

    Nightshades are a part of many people’s everyday diets; however, some of us may develop a nightshade intolerance or a nightshade allergy.   Nightshade vegetables and fruits belong to the Solanaceae family of flowering plants. There are thousand of species of nightshades, and many of them are used in cooking...

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