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How Do You Handle The Stress Associated With Your Food Allergy?

How Do You Handle The Stress Associated With Your Food Allergy?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

Homeopathy really helps me and my son with the anxiety associated homeopathy for health on FB is my own page which has more info.. He is milk Ana and my daughter is peanut Ana and I'm also trialing… read more

Has A Teacher Ever Made You Feel Bad About Your (or Your Child's) Food Allergy? How Did You Respond?

Has A Teacher Ever Made You Feel Bad About Your (or Your Child's) Food Allergy? How Did You Respond?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

Yes when my daughters french trip was cancelled... she and I felt predudice... I'm aware of that feeling every day... it is ignorance ... and that's fine.

Has Someone Gone Out Of Their Way To Make Sure You (or Your Child) Felt Included?

Has Someone Gone Out Of Their Way To Make Sure You (or Your Child) Felt Included?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

My lovely Alan ... and his family
He has learnt and mastered our safe food prep and cooking, it has taken 7 years... life is good 😊

What Are Good Gifts For Someone With Food Allergies?

What Are Good Gifts For Someone With Food Allergies?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

Books, health food voucher, relaxing spa experience, a day out to forget about your worries.

What Are The Best Allergy-friendly Foods To Bring To A Classroom?

What Are The Best Allergy-friendly Foods To Bring To A Classroom?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

My daughter is allergic to dairy, soy,beef , egg,peanut an tree nut. She can have Oreos. So that is our go to treat for class functions. Or fruit.

How Do You Explain To Restaurants That You Have Food Allergies And How Do You Know They Listen Yo You?

How Do You Explain To Restaurants That You Have Food Allergies And How Do You Know They Listen Yo You?

How do you explain to restaurants that you have food allergies and how do you know they listen yo you? I have a selected few restaurants I go to, and when I have to go to a new one I feel like my life is in danger...which it technically is (hehe) seeing as my anaphalaxis has reached a point where I have an epipen with me at all times, and even then I do not have long to get to a doctor...just wondering how everyone else copes with restaurants and take away places...

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

After too many close calls and a relative in the business who almost killed me with pesto on a cutting knife, I’ve had it. I simply don’t eat restaurant food. I eat first or bring my own. With Covid… read more

Anyone Else Have A Citrus Fruit Allergy? Looking For Someone Who Shares This As I Feel Like I'm The Only One!,

Anyone Else Have A Citrus Fruit Allergy? Looking For Someone Who Shares This As I Feel Like I'm The Only One!,

For so long I have been searching for a allergy sufferer of citrus just like myself. Find shopping for food ridiculously hard as most things contain concentrated lemon juice etc. Would just like a friend who understands how much of a pain it is!

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

I’m also,allergic to all citrus, causes severe diarrhea. Same thing with corn, dairy products, tomatoes. It’s so hard to eat.

Does Anyone Notice A Connection To High Levels Of Stress And An Allergic Reaction?

Does Anyone Notice A Connection To High Levels Of Stress And An Allergic Reaction?

Bit of a two part question here: has anyone noticed a connection to high level stress and an allergic reaction?

And if you have what changes, solutions or remedies - did you apply?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

We are under a great deal of stress due to harrassment and antisocial behaviour by next door neighbours so my food allergies/intolerances and taste have altered dramatically. Gave up crisps for lent… read more

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