Monday, October 4, 2010

Symptoms of Food Allergies

Ever experienced swelling redness, and itching after eating delicious food? Or even to feel crowded? If yes, chances are you have a food allergy. Although the incidence rate slightly, but food allergies should also be considered because the consequences thereof could cause the fatality. Food allergy is an abnormal response to a food triggered by the body's immune system. Allergic reactions that occur can cause a serious incident.

In adults, the food that causes most allergic reactions are derived from marine foods, such as shrimp, lobster, crab. In addition to seafood, nuts also cause allergies in some people. Other foods that commonly cause an allergic reaction that is fish and eggs. Pea is one food that can cause anaphylactic reactions. In someone who is very allergic. A small amount of allergen can cause an allergic reaction. In someone less sensitive, could tolerate small amounts of food that can cause allergies. In children, food allergens that most often are eggs, milk, nuts, and fruit. Sometimes, the allergy will disappear in children, but allergies in adults tend to settle. In addition, more common in children allergic to cow's milk or soy milk than allergic to peanuts, fish, or shrimp. Adults and children tend to have allergic reactions to foods are often consumed.

Symptoms of Food Allergies
1. Skin: Allergic reactions to food that appears most to the skin. Reddish bumps, very itchy, and swollen. Even sometimes appear in groups and out quickly. Bumps on the skin can can appear alone or accompanied by other allergy symptoms. Atopic dermatitis or eczema, a skin condition characterized by itchy, betsisik, redness, can also be triggered by allergies to food. This reaction is generally chronic and appear in someone who has had a family history of allergies or asthma.

2. Sigh Channels: Asthma symptoms such as coughing, wheezing sound or difficulty breathing, due to the narrowing of the channel pernapasam, can be triggered by allergies to food, especially in infants and children.

3. Channel digested: Symptoms of food allergies that affect the gastrointestinal tract include vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, sometimes reddish rash around the mouth. In addition, can also occur itching and swelling around the mouth and throat, abdominal pain, and a lot of gas.

Meanwhile, other reactions associated with food are food intolerance (like lactose intolerance, milk intolerance), food poisoning, and poisoning reaction is not a reaction of the immune response. The prevalence of food allergies is lower than the side reactions / side effects of the food. It is estimated that food allergies appear as much as 2-5% in the population. In infants, non-allergic reaction, usually temporary reaction to some foods, especially fruits, are common. For example there is a rash around the mouth caused by the natural acid in tomatoes and oranges, or diarrhea due to sugar in fruit juice or other foods that appear on several times. Another reaction is an allergic reaction, and can be caused by foods that cause allergies when eaten again. Along with growth, some children may tolerate foods that previously was the cause of allergies.

What to do if you have food allergies?
  1. Avoid food allergens. This is the best way to eliminate allergies.
  2. Know the content of food. Someone who has a food allergy when eating outside the home need to ask a food that is consumed. This you have to do to avoid hidden allergens.
  3. Read food labels. This needs to be done so that you can avoid food allergens. In the United States and several other countries have adopted labeling with more general terms, such as the use of the word 'milk' to replace the term teksnis like 'casein'.
  4. If an allergic reaction that appears very great, immediately went to the doctor.

1 komentar:

lumin smith said...

Food intolerance is generally not as critical as food allergy indicators, and is usually confined in the digestive system. Food Intolerance



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