Food Allergies

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What ingredients on labels have hidden gluten?

What ingredients on labels have hidden gluten?

I've never been told or given a list of ingredients that have hidden gluten, I need to know so I can stop getting glutened.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I know store bought taco seasoning has it :(

posted 7 days ago

Multiple allergies and problems using epi-pen

Multiple allergies and problems using epi-pen

My middle daughter lives in VA and is single. We are all red-heads with some very complicated genetic issues. She is having some tough responses to allergens lately and now has to carry an epi pen. She seems to be able to use it without issue.
I have signs of mast cell and been diagnosed with multiple chemical sensitives as well as multiple food allergies. I had my DNA ran and my doc is saying not wise to carry an epi-pen. So what does someone do. Now having issues… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

There are some drugs available that can control a mast cell response that causes anaphylaxis. My son was on some during his teen years, and now in his… read more

posted 22 days ago

Fragrance allergies cause me severe migraines

Fragrance allergies cause me severe migraines

Has anyone found a medication, or other solution, to deal with fragrance allergies? Mine are severe, lifelong, and in addition to causing me to avoid MANY places, they often cause me to get severe migraines. I have many migraine triggers, but strong fragrances are one of the worst, and I find that migraines caused by fragrances or other strong odors (thick permanent markers, cleaning products, "fabric sizing" sprayed onto dept store clothes, etc)- this type of… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I use a carbon filter face mask from I Can Breathe mask company made from organic cotton. I am also undergoing Low Dose Antigen therapy shots every 8… read more

posted 21 days ago

Have First Responders ever given you grief?

Have First Responders ever given you grief?

Last week I had an anaphylaxic reaction to a new antibiotic I was taking. I was home alone and knew I was in trouble so I called my local emergency number. When the First Responders (Firefighters here) arrived I handed them my medic alert card with all my allergies and told them that I had administered an epipen prior to their arrival. They started questioning me and giving me grief as to why I would have injected myself when this medication wasn't on my list of… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Yes, I have heard about this. Supposedly it helps because during an allergic reaction your system becomes too acidic and the baking soda/Alka Seltzer… read more

posted about 1 month ago

How to reach those in Duluth and surrounding Duluth with food allergies

How to reach those in Duluth and surrounding Duluth with food allergies

Hi there! I'm hosting a few free events in Duluth for folks with allergies and dietary needs. Where is the best place to share that information in Duluth. I'm not sure it is OK here to share events even if they are free.
Thanks!!

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Does anyone use Eucerin advanced or intensive lotion? Is one better than the other. I Have been using intensive and will be trying advanced.

posted about 2 months ago
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