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A Short History of Hayfever

The increasing ease with which we treat allergic rhinitis (hayfever) can betray the fact that, once, we had no idea what was causing the symptoms that we now know to be synonymous with hayfever. The journey to this point has been long and has seen more than its share of casualties. While we do not […]

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Will Antibiotics Affect Allergy Testing?

Allergy testing is a very specific process when it is done through the traditional skin prick method. Since this test is done on the skin, and it gives you your results based on how your skin itself reacts. It’s thought that skin prick tests aren’t the most accurate way to test allergies (in comparison to […]

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Can an Allergy Test Cause Anaphylaxis?

When you hear “allergic reaction,” the first thing that pops into your head is an image of someone struggling to breathe with a puffy face and panicky adults all around. This is considered to be the most severe reaction, called anaphylaxis. No doubt, this is a terrifying allergic reaction to have. An important note is […]

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At What Age Can I Get Allergy Testing?

No one wants to hear that their child is struggling, especially when it comes to something as essential as food. However, there are a lot of babies and children that will develop allergies in their first handful of years. Some of these will be outgrown by the time they reach the age of thirteen, but […]

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Improve Athletic Performance With A Food Intolerance Test

For athletes at the top level, the slightest margins can be the difference between a podium finish and being an also-ran. This leaves coaches looking for the slightest moderations to try and give their clients the edge that could make them a world-beater. Increasingly, they’re getting their athletes to take a food intolerance test. This […]

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Which Allergy Test Is Most Accurate?

Finding out that you need to have an allergy test done can be upsetting, especially if you are particularly apprehensive about medical procedures. Your best bet to making the most out of it is going to be in educating yourself on the process of the allergy test. As you learn about the different options, one […]

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Bloated Stomach; Could An Allergy Test Help?

You train every day. You eat well. Or so you think. No matter what you do, your bloated stomach seems to be the only thing coming between you and the toned figure you dream of. Have you considered that the “healthy” foods you’re eating might be sabotaging you?  An allergy test might reveal any number […]

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