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Tyramine Allergy

Tyramine is a normally occurring monoamine compound and derived traces of amine which come from amino acid. It acts as a noradrenalin, adrenaline releasing agent. Somehow it is unable to cross the blood brain barrel which results in non-psychoactive peripheral sympathomimeric effects. When foods rich in tyramine is taken with monoamine-oxides inhibitor (MOI), it’s caused something famously called the “cheese-effect” or tyramine allergy

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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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Milk allergy

Milk allergies are usually related to cow’s milk, though usually any childhood milk allergies are gone by age three. However, sometimes these can last a lifetime and begin in early childhood. In fact, the allergic reaction to milk usually happens within minutes or might not occur for up to four hours, lasting up to a full day. More severe reactions can result in a shock reaction which requires emergency care. Regardless of the reaction time, a milk allergy does not necessarily have to be as a result of drinking milk as it can come from any type of milk product or food. In some cases, the reaction does not occur until there has been a substantial build up over time of the milk proteins. It can happen through varied forms, including drinking and eating, but also skin contact with a milk product, something that has been in contact with a milk product or someone who has had a milk product and still has remnants on their skin or lips.

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Food allergy treatment

There are many types of food allergies and many variations on treatments. Some can simply involve avoiding the relevant foods and others require specialized medical intervention. However, the three main forms of treatment include dietary changes, treating severe reactions and treating the varied symptoms.

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