Food Allergies Overview

If you have a food allergy, your immune system overreacts to a particular protein found in that food. Symptoms can occur when coming in contact with just a tiny amount of the food.

Many food allergies are first diagnosed in young children, though they may also appear in older children and adults.

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Traveling With Allergies & Asthma

Everyone is counting down the days to Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year, and all the other holidays being celebrated this season. It is the time of the year where everyone is stressing about travel to see READ MORE

A Food Allergy Friendly Thanksgiving

While many stores and radio stations have moved right into Christmas carols and decorations, Thanksgiving is just 2 weeks away. People will be reconnecting with loved ones and enjoying the turkey meal. For those with READ MORE

Egg Allergy Myth: Flu Vaccine

It's the most wonderful time of the year - flu season. Getting your flu shot is as important as ever because of COVID-19's persistent presence these last two years. One of the most common food READ MORE

Food Allergy Friendly Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and costumes, decorations, and Halloween candy cover the shelves at retail stores. When picking up goodies to hand out for Halloween this year, consider the 1 in 13 children READ MORE

Alpha-gal (Red Meat) Allergy

Summer calls for lake nights and barbecues outside, but there is a hidden threat to your red meat meals: alpha-gal allergy. What is alpha-gal allergy? This term is used to describe an allergy to the READ MORE

Anxiety With Food Allergy

Food allergies can be life altering. Those with food allergies must make life style changes. They must change their eating habits and how they shop for food. They also must change how they consume food READ MORE

Do I Have An Alcohol Allergy?

April 7th is National Beer Day, but some may not be able to celebrate with a cold one. It is possible to be allergic to beer and other alcohols, but who should worry about an READ MORE

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Eosinophilic (ee-uh-sin-uh-fil-ik) esophagitis (EoE) is a recently recognized allergic/immune condition. A person with EoE will have inflammation or swelling of the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that sends food from the mouth to READ MORE

Food Allergy

Many people who think they are allergic to a food may actually be intolerant to it. Some of the symptoms of food intolerance and food allergy are similar, but the differences between the two READ MORE