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Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivty vs. Food Allergies: Why IgE Is Important

Allergies are a common condition, where an allergen triggers an adverse reaction in the body. According to AAAAI, “an allergic reaction typically triggers symptoms in the nose, lungs, throat, sinuses, ears, lining of the stomach or the skin.” Our immune system overreacts to something to produce IgE antibodies that travel to cells and create an …

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Sensitized vs. Allergic: What’s The Difference?

Have you heard of the term sensitized? It’s especially used in connection with allergy tests that identify allergy triggers by detecting your sensitization to specific allergens. But what does being sensitized mean in comparison to being allergic? In this article, we’re going to explain the process of how an allergy develops. We’ll also explain the …

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Pet Allergies

Why a Pet Allergy Doesn’t Have To Control Your Life?

Why Get An Allergy Test? While many Americans suffer from allergies – it is the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. – the culture has long been to a) either avoid the symptom causing allergens or to b) manage the suffering through over-the-counter medications. While both these approaches will mitigate suffering, they …

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