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How has your outlook changed since becoming diagnosed with food allergies?

tags: outlook

posted 5 days ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User
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I can see now that I took alot for granted. I could eat anything I wanted to before I became gluten sensitive. Now I have to remember whatever is going… read more

posted 4 days ago

How do you keep your family safe during Halloween?

tags: safe trick or treat Halloween

posted 12 days ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User
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Get your children to recognize the repercussions of everything they eat. Whether they get headaches, misbehave, get rashes or indigestion, or whatever.… read more

posted 10 days ago

Suggestions for flying with peanut and tree nut allergies

I have an 8 year old with peanut and tree nut allergies and we are hoping to fly to Disneyworld in April. We have never taken her (and her younger sister who does not have any food allergies that we are aware of) on an airplane. Any suggestions? We will probably stick with Jet Blue, but still know there are risks.

posted 16 days ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User

I react to peanuts and tree nuts in the air, so I have to wear a face mask on a plane. This is even when I have notified the Airline, the check in… read more

posted 15 days ago

Finding a Job with Allergies?

[Hello! This has been a wonderful place to lurk in the past couple of days. So glad to have found this site!!]

I have loads of food allergies, and many of them I will have reactions to just being in the same room with them. So on top of the added stress to being out in public or eating out, is the stress of finding a job. Both my mother and sister have held a few local jobs here, and all of them have had break rooms where people brought in major allergens. One of them was a Kmart,… read more

tags: Peanut allergy Ability to work How do I find a job? Job

posted 19 days ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User

If you react to food in the air, you will need to find a job you can do from home. It is very difficult to get people in the work place to respect… read more

posted 15 days ago

Has anyone else had experience with the Hemocode food intolerance test?

I found the results were fairly accurate. I hade it done after my allergist recommended it. The next allergist I saw said that there is no scientific basis behind the results.

tags: food intolerance

posted 21 days ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User

never heard of this test, but many 'test' for a huge amount of allergies, if they have a few of the most common they are bound to hit one or two that… read more

posted 14 days ago

What natural remedies do you use for your allergies?

tags: natural remedies

posted 22 days ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User
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Hello I use poofy organics all organic skincare and more item over 509 items from skin care Natural healing make up nail polish baby items and men

posted 15 days ago

How did you find a doctor with food allergies experience?

tags: Food Allergies Doctor Allergy Food Allergy Nutrition Specialist

posted 28 days ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User
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Even with doctors who are experienced with food allergies, it doesn’t mean that they will be able to help you. A lot of it comes from self awareness,… read more

posted 23 days ago

Do you fear a hospital or nursing home stay?

I have a lot of food allergies. I am terrified of having strangers cook my meals not understanding my food allergies and other health problems food based needs.

Does anyone else fear a long enough stay at a hospital or nursing home for you to eat several meals cooked in a setting not controlled by you? Do you have some food allergens that have many different names on food products and therefor difficult for a stranger to make sure there is no cross contamination or… read more

tags: #longtermcare #hospital #nursinghome

posted about 1 month ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User
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We had this issue when our son required two major operations over two months. First operation went well, but we had to provide him with food, which was… read more

posted 14 days ago

Do you have a “Go” bag prepared if there is a need for an emergency evacuation? Any advice you would share?

tags: emergency evacuation

posted about 1 month ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User
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I fully understand your pain Taz. I have the exact same problem. I call it lightning diarrhea. I have only a few seconds to maybe a minute warning to… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Cows milk protein cure/tests- Has anyone tried this?

There is a treatment where small amounts of cows milk protein is injected into the skin over a period of time in order to familiarise your body with the protein and not have it 'attack' the cells when consumed. Does this work?

posted about 2 months ago by A MyFoodAllergyTeam User
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