Allergic reactions usually occur within the first years of life. Although allergies can cause almost all types of groceries, the main culprits are milk, nuts, eggs and shellfish.
Undesirable reactions to food can be divided into two basic groups: toxic and nontoxic. Toxic reactions occur to anyone who eats a certain amount of food that is contaminated with germs or toxins. Non-toxic reactions occur to sensitive people and these reactions may be allergic and non-allergic.
Although you can be allergic to any food, 90 percent of children are allergic to these products: cow’s milk, eggs, soy, fish, wheat, shellfish and crustaceans
How allergic reactions to food manifest?
Symptoms of food are allergy itching, irritation, mild swelling of the mouth, tongue and throat. Some other symptoms include: cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. A small number of people (1% to 2%) can lead to anaphylactic shock.
Oral allergy syndrome
This syndrome occurs in 50 percent of people who suffer from seasonal allergies. If you are allergic to pollen, the reaction can occur in the event of eating kiwi, carrot, potato or celery.
Which has faced allergic reactions to food?
Allergies occur most often in the first years of life. In developed countries it occurs in 8 to 28 percent of children, while allergies in adults are considerably less common.
The most important treatment is diet
For patients who are allergic to certain species groceries, it is recommended diet or avoiding those foods. It is important to instruct patients who have systemic allergic reaction (anaphylactic shock) on measures of strict adherence to this diet.
If symptoms of allergies are so severe that you disable daily life, talk to your doctor and make allergological testing. The test results will help your doctor to best determine treatment.