Knowing what you are allergic to is the first step in avoiding uncomfortable allergic reactions. While you can learn a lot by trial and error, getting tested by your doctor or allergist will give you a definitive answer, allowing you to receive prope... Read more
Environmental allergies are one of the most common and frustrating issues I see pet owners dealing with today. Recent studies estimate that skin- or allergy-related issues account for up to 40 percent of all veterinary visits. Not only are allergies... Read more
Food allergies are a hot topic in both the human and pet realms. These days, we all seem to be all hypervigilant about what type of food we put in our bodies. Naturally, I see many pet owners who desire to use the same diligence when it comes to maki... Read more
You love animals—but whenever you go near them, your eyes water up, your throat itches, and your skin breaks out in hives. What a cruel, cruel joke for any dog or cat lover! Even if you don't share your home with a pet, it can be diff... Read more
It can be as frustrating as it is familiar: the achy tightness in your abdomen after you eat, or the sharp pain, bloating and distension you feel after a large meal--or any meal. With so many foods now composed of a multitude of ingredients, it can b... Read more
Today I watched Dr. Oz and they were talking about natural supplements and one was ginko and how a lab has been looking at the dna of the actual supplements and in the ginko they found that it was made with walnuts instead of what was suppose to be i... Read more
I found out that I was allergic to whey and casein about 3 years ago now. I go back and forth between being really strict and getting so annoyed that I give in a just eat it.
You don't realize just how much dairy is in a regular diet until yo... Read more
One of my biggest issues with the recipes and meal plans on most sites is they all love to use CHEESE. Since I am allergic to cheese (it's a mold allergy, not a dairy one) I am very limited on the usefulness of new recipes and meal plans as provided... Read more
After 8 years of headaches and various treatments, I found a new Chiropractor. After seeing some improvements, he recommended seeing my Primary Care Physician and doing a round of blood tests for allergies. When the tests came back, I found I had a... Read more
It is no fun to be sick and especially if you are getting sick at least once a month. If this is the case maybe a visit to your personal care physician (PCP) is the first step to getting you feeling better. If you are getting sick all the time, it co... Read more
In some individuals, foods, medications, latex or insect stings cause an immune response. More than 170 food or food additives have been found to cause allergic reactions. However, over ninety percent of those responses come from eight common food ty... Read more
When Judi Zucker's son, Tanner, turned 14, he started getting daily headaches, rashes and acne breakouts. At first she chalked it up to puberty. But then the Santa Barbara–based writer was asked to pen a cookbook for people with food allerg... Read more
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