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Symptoms: The Full Gamut

The symptoms of celiac disease can involve multiple organs and range widely in both severity and type. Besides the usual symptomatic suspects – digestive problems such as bloating, diarrhea or constipation – they can include hair loss, mouth sores and itchy, even painful skin rashes, usually around the joints. An individual with celiac may have […]

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Statistics: Soy and Legume Allergies

Soy allergy is one of the more common allergies in North America, and is on the priority allergen list for both Canada and the United States. However, it’s unclear exactly how many people suffer from the allergy. Peanuts are the most common legume that people will react to, and about 5 per cent of peanut […]

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Shellfish and Fish Allergy Prevalence

Shellfish allergy is the most common allergy in Canada, affecting 1.42 per cent of the population. Most sufferers are adults: 1.69 per cent have the allergy, compared to just 0.5 per cent of children. Fish allergy is less common, affecting 0.18 per cent of children and 0.56 per cent of adults. In general, food allergy […]

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Managing Life With Milk and Egg Allergies

Milk and egg allergies mostly affect children, who usually become allergic to milk and egg as toddlers.

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Oral Allergy Syndrome Symptoms

An OAS reaction usually comes on swiftly and can recede just as quickly. You’re sitting there eating and all of a sudden, your lips (or tongue and palate) begin to swell. There might tingle or itch at the back of your throat, or you might start to sneeze, have the urge to blow your nose […]

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All About Tree Nut Allergies

Tree nut allergies are one of the most common and fast-growing types of food allergies in North America today. When someone with a tree nut allergy ingests their allergen, even a trace amount, that person is at risk of a severe allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis. An anaphylactic reaction includes more than one of the body’s […]

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All About Peanut Allergy

Allergies to peanut are one of the most common and severe types of food allergies. When someone with a peanut allergy ingests peanuts, even a trace amount, that person is at risk of a severe allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis. An anaphylactic reaction includes more than one of the body’s systems, such as the respiratory tract, […]

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Stinging Insect Allergies: When Are They Serious?

With warm weather, they’re back! Know and reduce the risks.

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Schools and Allergies Resource Hub – U.S.

Allergic Living’s exclusive School Tools, including articles, action plans and more

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Outdoor Allergy Hub: Pollen, Mold, Gardening

Spring America’s Trees of Allergies – Allergic Living‘s field guide to U.S. tree pollen allergies. The Trees of Sneeze – Allergic Living‘s field guide to Canadian pollen allergies. 12 Ways to Reclaim Spring from Allergies – Our comprehensive Spring survival guide. All Stuffed Up – Do you get a few pollen allergy symptoms or the whole enchilada? All About […]

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