Many people of all ages suffer from a food allergy . This condition is defined as the reaction of the immune system to the ingestion of a specific food that turns out to be an allergen.
Symptoms of food allergies:
-Irritation, skin rashes
– Trouble breathing and anaphylaxis
Recommendations to control food allergies:
-Read the labels of foods and food products to be sure that no component can trigger allergies.
-If a small child or elderly person is suffering from a food allergy it is recommended to wear a bracelet or wristband that report is allergic. It is a measure in the event that the person to decompensate and unable to speak to a severe allergic reaction.
-Inform friends, family, colleagues or school about your allergy so they know how to react to unexpected decompensation person.
-It is important to try to reduce and avoid highly industrialized food because sometimes you do not know very well what their components and can trigger an allergic reaction.
-Have in the kit or carry in your wallet antihistamines and other medications that your doctor recommends for cases of food allergic reaction.
Foods that cause food allergies are milk, peanuts, almonds, nuts, eggs, soy, wheat, chocolate, fish and seafood. Although there may be other products that some people produce food allergies.
Most allergic reactions are severe but certain people if they can decompensate and die from eating the food that causes the allergy. If this is the case your doctor will prescribe you treatment and steps to take should do.
The allergy is treated and controlled but not cured so we must try to prevent being in contact with food that causes allergic reaction to avoid symptoms.
Originally posted 2013-05-15 12:03:05.