Food Allergies Treatment
- Q What is an elimination diet?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyAn elimination diet helps you to identify and get rid of any foods or substances that are a source of irritation to your body. Why is it important for you to try an elimination diet? Because most people are somewhat out of touch with the way their... Full Answer
- Q What foods can be reintroduced after an elimination diet?
Dr. Bill Salt, GastroenterologyThe following are some suggestions for food reintroduction after an elimination diet: Milk: Milk should be reintroduced as skim milk, so there is no question about whether fat in milk is the problem. If skim milk can be consumed without symptoms, then... Full Answer
- Q How can I treat my food allergy?
Dr. Jill Grimes, Family MedicineThe mainstay of treatment for food allergy is prevention through avoidance of that food protein. There is no cure for food allergies, but you can use antihistamines and epinephrine to treat acute reactions. Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for fructose intolerance?
There is no cure for fructose intolerance, but doctors have identified the gene that causes it. You can be tested to determine if you are a carrier and what your odds may be of passing the disease to your children. If you have fructose intolerance, you... Full Answer