Tag: multiple food allergies

HOW ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY (OIT) CHANGED OUR LIFE

HOW ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY (OIT) CHANGED OUR LIFE

What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)? Food Allergy OIT or Oral immunotherapy is a method of inducing your immune system to tolerate a food that it is currently over-reacting to. In OIT, allergenic foods are introduced into the system in gradually increasing amounts. The goal is 

FOOD ALLERGY TESTING: HOW TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO

FOOD ALLERGY TESTING: HOW TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO

WHY DO FOOD ALLERGY TESTS? Whether it’s spontaneous hives, redness, swelling, vomiting, diarrhea, GI pain, coughing, wheezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, throat swelling, or some other symptom, it’s definitely cause for concern. Everything was fine a minute ago. Your child (or you) ate a meal 

NEWLY DIAGNOSED: LIVING WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

NEWLY DIAGNOSED: LIVING WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

IN THE BEGINNING Having kids with food allergies is no easy task. Whether it’s a nut allergy, dairy allergy, or anything else, living with food allergies is just different. I remember when our son was just 2 years old (11 years ago) and I had