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WHY YOU NEED A FOOD ALLERGY ACTION PLAN

WHY YOU NEED A FOOD ALLERGY ACTION PLAN

  When it comes to an allergy (nut allergy, dairy allergy, egg allergy, or any other allergy), pediatricians and allergists usually advise strict avoidance and prescribe a pair of EpiPens in case of an allergic reaction. The EpiPens are to be brought everywhere you go. 

BRILLIANT WAY TO PRACTICE THE EPIPEN RIGHT NOW

BRILLIANT WAY TO PRACTICE THE EPIPEN RIGHT NOW

PRACTICE THE EPIPEN Do you know how to use your EpiPen? Are you ready to administer it if a serious allergic reaction occurs? You want to be confident that you’ll know what to do and how it will feel. Like the saying goes, PRACTICE MAKES 

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