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What Causes Food Allergies?

What Causes Food Allergies?

Food allergies develop when the immune system mistakenly identifies a specific food protein as a dangerous invader. Symptoms of food allergies are caused by the immune system’s inflammatory attack on the food protein. Most scientists believe food...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Food Allergy – The Path to Diagnosis

Food Allergy – The Path to Diagnosis

Some people have such an intense and immediate reaction to a food that it seems clear what is causing the problem. Even in these cases, it is important to make sure which ingredient or contaminant someone is reacting to. Other people have more...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Medications for Food Allergy Symptoms

Medications for Food Allergy Symptoms

Avoiding allergenic foods is the only way to prevent food allergy symptoms. However, it can be hard to avoid food allergens, especially when eating out or traveling. Some foods with ingredients that seem safe turn out to be cross-contaminated with...
Posted 08/13/2018
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Patience: Accepting That Control Requires Self-Care

Patience: Accepting That Control Requires Self-Care

"A waiting person is a patient person." - Henri J.M. Nouwen Argh! Have you ever felt impatient at a red light, or irritated at the end of a long line for your prescription at the pharmacy? You're not alone. Patience can feel scarce when you don't...
Posted 08/09/2018
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The Power of Letting Go of What You Can't Control

The Power of Letting Go of What You Can't Control

"Life is too short. I can't control everything in my life. Trying to is exhausting!!" - member of MyFoodAllergyTeam When first faced with a food allergy, a common fear is a lack of control over our health. How could our bodies betray us? How do we...
Posted 08/02/2018
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Beginner's Mind - Not Knowing It All When Living with Food Allergies

Beginner's Mind - Not Knowing It All When Living with Food Allergies

"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about food allergies. It was so freeing." -Member of MyFoodAllergyTeamLiving with food allergies can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself...
Posted 07/27/2018
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New and Improved Changes to MyFoodAllergyTeam

New and Improved Changes to MyFoodAllergyTeam

We have exciting news: MyFoodAllergyTeam has a new look to keep you better connected with the community! Thanks to valuable feedback from thousands of members, we’ve recently made a few updates, starting with the Activity Feed. Now, with a quick...
Posted 06/28/2018
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Household Items and Food Allergies

Household Items and Food Allergies

Sometimes our allergies expand beyond food. Common household items may begin to cause irritation or an allergic reaction. Irritants can be found in cleaning, beauty, automotive, or laundry products. Finding these triggers and avoiding them can be...
Posted 05/25/2018
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Ready to Stop Judging Yourself?

Ready to Stop Judging Yourself?

"I was tired of hearing my harshest critic, the little voice in my head, so I became more kind to myself." -Member of MyFoodAllergyTeamYou may judge yourself and others every day without realizing it. Like many members of MyFoodAllergyTeam living...
Posted 05/23/2018
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Fragrance Sensitivity And Food Allergies

Fragrance Sensitivity And Food Allergies

When you have fragrance allergies or sensitivities, it can difficult to avoid exposure to chemical triggers at work or in social situations. Members of MyFoodAlleryTeam report that coming in contact with perfumes, cleaning products, medications,...
Posted 05/18/2018
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