I think I have asthma. Now what?
Asthma is a lifelong, chronic condition. There is no cure.
You’ve been given the list of foods to avoid and the task of reading the labels on everything in your kitchen. Here’s what to do.
Sesame seed allergy is not one of the most common allergies – but it is on the rise and Health Canada has put it on its “priority allergens” list, implicating it as a culprit in many food allergy reactions.
Most of the commonly used asthma medications are inhalers. These devices deliver medications right to the lungs, allowing them to work only where they are needed.
Celiac disease, from the Latin word for “abdominal cavity,” occurs when the body rejects a protein called gluten, which is found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye.
The symptoms of celiac disease can involve multiple organs and range widely in both severity and type.
Milk and egg allergies mostly affect children, who usually become allergic to milk and egg as toddlers.
An OAS reaction usually comes on swiftly and can recede just as quickly.
Tree nut allergies are one of the most common and fast-growing types of food allergies in North America today.