From the Allergic Living archives; this popular article was first published in the magazine in 2010 and updated in 2016. Canadian allergist Dr. Antony Ham Pong knew that sesame allergies were on the rise. It was the mid-1990s, and at the time, no other countries in the world had included the tiny seed on their… Read more »
An OAS reaction usually comes on swiftly and can recede just as quickly.
If you have oral allergy syndrome, chances are that you also have seasonal allergies to pollen from trees such as birch and alder, or you’re allergic to ragweed or grass pollens. Roughly one-third of North Americans with pollen-related allergies are thought to be affected. It’s not clear why the other two-thirds of hay fever sufferers… Read more »