Causes of Food Allergy

When we have a food allergy, our immune system mistakenly identifies a specific food or a substance in food as something harmful. Our immune system triggers cells to release antibodies known as Immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to neutralize the food or food substance (the allergen). The next time when we Read more…

Food Allergy

Overview Food allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. Even a tiny amount of the allergy causing food can trigger signs and symptoms such as digestive problems, hives or swollen airways. In some people, a food allergy can cause severe symptoms or even Read more…