Allergy Frequently Asked Questions


There are many questions when it comes to allergies. The paper available below gives some answers to questions such as:

  • What is an allergy?
  • What are the different types of allergies?
  • What are the symptoms that allergies cause?
  • How do I get tested for allergies?
  • How does Celiac disease relate to allergies?
  • How do I get tested for Celiac disease?
  • Is there a treatment for Food Allergies?
  • I have been told to eliminate the foods that I am allergic to from my diet. Is that enough?
  • Why is the elimination diet not sufficient for some people?
  • What is the Rotation or Rotary Diet?
  • I have an infant/young child with multiple food allergies. What do I need to be aware of?
  • I had allergy testing and was told that I do not have any "true" food allergies, but I am still experiencing food related problems. What do I do now?
  • What role does nutrition play in allergies?
  • I have had IgE and IgG allergy blood work done and it shows no IgE allergies, but a lot of IgG allergies. What do I do now?
  • What role does the environment play in allergies?
  • I have been tested and treated for multiple allergies, but I have an ongoing problem with acid reflux. What can I do?
  • What does the term TOTAL LOAD mean?
  • What can you tell me about the relationship between allergies and autism and ADD/ADHD, PDD?
  • I have had my child tested and treated for allergies for years, but things seem to have gotten worse instead of better. What should I do?
  • I recently switched from one allergist to another, and the new allergist says that I have to be tested all over again. Why is this? Is this standard?

Click here for the complete paper: Allergy FAQ

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