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How Long Until Someone Starts to Feel Better After Food Allergy Anaphylaxis?

Q: I’m severely allergic to tree nuts and eggs and recently had a frightening anaphylactic reaction in which I had trouble breathing and became covered in hives. I used my auto-injector, had a second dose in the ambulance and required a third dose at the hospital.  My question: how long does it take for someone’s […]

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Spring 2016 – U.S. Edition

To see the Canadian edition click here. Field Trips & Allergies: It is possible for kids at risk of anaphylaxis to go safely on adventures beyond classrooms — here’s how. Features: 15 Big celiac questions with expert solutions; is peanut OIT ready?; the allergy-fighting garden & our spring allergy quiz. News: Wide risk-taking with food labels, […]

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Spring 2016 – Canadian Edition

To see the U.S. edition click here. Field Trips & Allergies: It is possible for kids at risk of anaphylaxis to go safely on adventures beyond classrooms — here’s how. Features: Big celiac questions with expert solutions; is peanut OIT ready?; the allergy-fighting garden & our spring allergy quiz. News: Wide risk-taking with food labels, small-dose OIT, […]

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JUNE-JULY 2012

Winter 2016 – U.S. Edition

To see the Canadian edition click here. Allergy Anxiety: Fear of food reactions is stressing out many kids and parents. Experts reveal how to tame the worry. Features: Asthma in the Winter: Our Guide to Gaining Control; Gluten & Our Meds; Off to Africa with Food Allergies and Life Hacks for 2016. News: Auvi-Q recall, peanut patch findings, […]

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JUNE-JULY 2012

Winter 2016 – Canadian Edition

To see the U.S. edition click here. Allergy Anxiety: Fear of food reactions is stressing out many kids and parents. Experts reveal how to tame the worry. Features: Celiac’s Goal Scorer: NHL rookie Max Domi; Off to Africa with Food Allergies; Gluten & Our Meds and Life Hacks for 2016. News: Auvi-Q recall, peanut patch findings, clues […]

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Can Egg Allergy Lead to a Peanut Allergy?

Q: My daughter has developed an egg allergy at 12 months. At the appointment where tests confirmed this, the allergist mentored being “mindful of possible peanut allergy”. I’m confused: are these two allergies related? And if so, what can I do to be careful? Dr. Sharma: Allergies to egg and peanut often go together. For example, […]

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Why are There So Many Food Allergies Today?

Q: Since my 6-year-old has multiple allergies (peanuts, tree nuts, soy and sesame), people ask me all the time: why are there so many food allergies today? Do you have a good shorthand answer?  Dr. Sicherer: The shortest answer is “we do not know exactly” and the long answer could involve writing a tome. There are […]

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Fall 2015 – Canadian Edition

To see the U.S. edition click here. The Teen Brain: When peer pressure and hormones meet food allergies, it’s a volatile mix. How parents and peers can help the allergic teen learn to cope. Features: Water is her Enemy: Living with Aquagenic Urticaria; Celiac in the Family and Dr. Xiu-Min Li’s Herbal Allergy Treatment. News: Egg yolk used […]

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How Can I Guard My Allergic Child Against Kindergarten Allergen Exposures?

Q: I’ve got a child who is highly active and impulsive. He has milk, egg and peanut allergies and is just starting kindergarten. The school seems allergy-aware, but it’s my son I’m worried about. Do you have any advice? I’m doubtful my messages are getting through to this Curious George. Dr. Watson: Sending a child with […]

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JUNE-JULY 2012

Summer 2015 – U.S. Edition

To subscribe to the American edition of Allergic Living, click here. To subscribe to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living, click here. Safe Dining Guide: Our nationwide search finds the restaurants where great food and allergy safety are both on the menu. Celiac in Kids: How to spot the sometimes subtle signs of celiac disease in children and teens. The Allergic Chef: TV […]

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