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Food allergies: symptoms respiratory congestion, eye inflammation, swelling, itching, hives, and stomachache and vomiting. "Common cause" wheat, milk, eggs, seafood, chocolate, citrus fruits, soy products, corn, nuts, and berries.
A food allergy involves an immune system reaction that is triggered when a specific food or food additive is eaten. The reaction may be started by eating only a small amount of food. It may also occur very suddenly after eating the food and can be very serious, even life-threatening. This severe reaction is called anaphylactic shock or anaphylaxis.
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Nonprofit organization devoted to educating the public about food allergies. Find information on common food allergens, awareness programs, and research.www.foodallergy.org -
Learn about the allergic reaction of the immune system to food, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and common food allergens.www.medicinenet.com/food_allergy/
Overview of food allergy caused by reaction triggered by the immune system. Includes symptoms, causes, risk factors, treatment, and preventive tips.www.mayoclinic.com/health/
... national nonprofit organization for people with allergies and asthma. ... Food and Drug. Food allergies and allergic reactions to certain drugs are serious. ...myfoodallergies.net -
Explains the causes of food allergy and the differences from food and lactose intolerance. Provides a list of symptoms and causes in adults, children and babies.www.foodreactions.org/allergy/
This section will give you ideas, information, and do-able solutions to help you make sure your family's eating habits are on track.www.healthyalberta.com/
... to Health Canada's Food Allergen Research Program, ... Food allergies are sensitivities caused by a reaction of the ... extreme cases, food allergies can be ...www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/securit/
Health Canada information for consumers on food allergens, allergen labelling and research. Provides access to fact sheets with information on specific food allergenswww.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/securit/
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