Overcoming Food Allergies

Food allergies effect millions of people worldwide and can cause severe problems and even death. There are many techniques that can be used to overcome this allergy. Examples incude: elimination diets, avoiding allergy inducing foods, and treating the symptoms from food allergies among others.

Fast Facts:

  • A way to avoid accidental ingestion of allergy causing foods is to ask about ingredients of foods at restaurants and to read ingredient labels.
  • Another method is to be given small amounts of the allergen so that the body can build up a resistance to them.
  • Allergy shots have been used for years for allergies such as pollen, dust, and pet dander.