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Kale allergy symptoms

Get to know some of the Kale Allergy Symptoms

Any allergy increases the chances of developing other more serious ones. So it is vital to spot them early enough although it is not easy. When it comes to kale allergy symptoms like hives and eczema doctors and patients tend to attribute them to other causes. Food intolerance could be easily confused with food allergies which is a mild problem. A majority of people do not know the signs and symptoms of various allergies, and so it is important to under standard the various types of food you consume and their effect on your body. There are a number of kale allergy symptoms you should look out for in order to see your doctor for treatment.

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Raspberry Allergy

Love those juicy tangy raspberries? You should because they are loaded with great vitamins and therefore good for your health. However, some people break into a rash moment they touch raspberries and it seems quite perplexing that a benign fruit like raspberry can cause allergies. This is true because the vitamin-rich raspberries also contain Salicylates, to which some people have an allergy. Salicylates are acidic chemicals secreted naturally by plants that are usually concentrated in the skin of the fruit. When people touch the fruit, the salicylic acid enters through the skin or through inhalation of fumes and causes the body’s autoimmune system to inadvertently recognize the chemical as a threat. As a result, the body secretes histamines, which then causes the skin to inflame, cause difficulty in breathing, headache, fever, a runny nose and irritation of the eyes.

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Allergies and asthma

Asthma is an inflammation of the airways that has affected a large population globally at an ever increasing rate for the last forty years.  Currently, this disease in last year alone affected approximately 300 million people around the world and this disturbing trend shows no signs of reversing or even slowing.

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Peanut allergies

The Peanut allergy is a distinct kind of food allergy and are different from nut allergies. This particular allergy is type 1 hypersensitivity reaction to the dietary substances related to the peanuts thus causing reaction. It may extend to severe problem if not timely treated. Approximately 0.4-0.6% of the population are affected by it. In the most severe cases the peanut allergies can result in anaphylaxis. This is an emergency situation that requires immediate intervention and treatment with epinephrine.

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Shellfish allergy

The Seafood allergy is a kind of food allergy. It is a hypersensitivity to the dietary substances like the shellfish, scaly fish or crustaceans. The consumption of this kind of food may result in causing overreaction of the immune system of many individual and this in turn may lead to severe physical symptoms. According to the survey of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America it was estimated that majority of the pediatric and the adult food allergy patients have a seafood allergy.  The adults are mostly affected by it.

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Fructose Intolerance

Is fructose intolerance part of the IBS puzzle? Some new research has looked at the role that ingesting foods that contain fructose, a type of sugar found in fruits and some vegetables, has on unpleasant digestive symptoms. An enzyme deficiency that causes toxic symptoms when fructose containing food is ingested is the formal explanation about fructose intolerance. A positive finding for fructose intolerance would be a rise in breath hydrogen.

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Lactose Intolerance Symptoms

The common primary symptoms of lactose intolerance are gastrointestinal include abdominal pain, diarrhea and flatulence, better known as passing gas. Less common symptoms of lactose intolerance include abdominal bloating, abdominal distention, nausea. Nausea is the sensation that there is a need to vomit. Nausea can be acute and short-lived, or it can be prolonged. When prolonged, it is a debilitating symptom.

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Quinoa allergy

Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is one of the oldest cultivated by mankind. It serves the natives of the South American Andes since 6000 years ago as an important food source. The plant is not included in the grass family, but to the goosefoot. Botanically quinoa is more akin to spinach, chard and beetroot. Used to find the seeds of the quinoa, but also the leaves can be prepared as a vegetable – what the Andean people still frequent..

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