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DESCRIBING ALLERGY

Sunday, December 26, 2010 10:22 No Comments

This broad knowledge is a good start but hardly sufficient to solve the problems of allergy. The allergy specialists find that the information about it is still incomplete. There is a relationship between immunity and allergy. In immunity a foreign substance called an antigen stimulates the formation inside us of an antibody to combat it. [...]

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TRUE CHILDHOOD ALLERGIES

Sunday, December 19, 2010 10:21 No Comments

Many childhood illnesses are falsely attributed to allergies, particularly to certain foods such as dairy products. However, skin rashes are rarely caused by food allergies, although true contact dermatitis may occur if children come into contact with certain plants or chemicals, and allergic reactions can occur in response to insect bites and even sunlight. Plant [...]

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ЛЕЧЕНИЕ АТОПИЧЕСКОГО ДЕРМАТИТА

Sunday, November 21, 2010 9:24 Comments Off

Наиболее эффективным методом лечения атопического дерматита является устранение причинно-значимого аллергена из питания и окружения больного. Назначаются диеты с выключением причинно-значимых аллергенов. В особенности важно выключить из питания больного так называемые облигатные аллергены: рыбу, икру, яйца, цельное молоко, мед, орехи, цитрусовые и др. Исключить контакты с животными и бытовыми аллергенами. По показаниям и после определения и [...]

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ALLERGIES: HIDDEN ADDICTIONS

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 11:01 No Comments

This article offers a new approach to mental and physical health. It shows how our physical environment can be responsible for a wide range of ills, from fatigue to headaches, from arthritis to colitis, from hyperactivity to depression. It also shows how these environmentally related problems can be dramatically relieved in a relatively short time [...]

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APPENDIX VII/WATER FILTERS: ACTIVATED CARBON FILTERS

Monday, April 20, 2009 12:58 No Comments

There are two main methods of removing contaminants from water: activated carbon filters and reverse osmosis. Activated carbon filters Activated carbon is a highly reactive surface which attracts substances such as chlorine, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, trichloroethyiene, phenols, DDT, other pesticides, PCBs and dioxins. These and other organic molecules found in tap water stick to the [...]

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THE ELIMINATION DIET: SOMETHING FOR FOOD

Monday, April 20, 2009 12:46 No Comments

Avocado pears have a laxative effect on some people. If you have bowel symptoms then you should not include these. If you have never eaten them before, try eating a couple at one sitting before you start Stage 3, to see what effect they have. Spinach and chickpeas should not be included if you have [...]

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PREVENTIVE MEASURES DURING PREGNANCY

Monday, April 20, 2009 12:33 No Comments

Although the baby in the womb is nourished by the mother’s blood, the blood of mother and baby do not mix. Instead, they both pass through tiny blood vessels (capillaries) in the structure known as the placenta. The capillaries carrying the mother’s blood lie directly alongside those carrying the baby’s blood, and vital substances such [...]

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FOOD PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN: WHAT TO DO ABOUT DIARRHOEA

Monday, April 20, 2009 12:18 No Comments

Acute attacks of diarrhoea should be taken very seriously indeed, especially in small babies. They can lose so much water from the body that they become seriously ill. In extreme cases they can suffer brain damage or die. The signs of moderate to severe dehydration are little urine, which is very dark and smells strongly [...]

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ALLERGY ON STAPLE CROPS: WHEAT

Monday, April 20, 2009 9:35 No Comments

A possible suspect in this regard is wheat, which contains defensive proteins called lectins that bind to cells in our bodies. Certain people, known as coeliacs, are made seriously ill by wheat, and the way in which lectins might cause their disease is dealt with on pl36. Coeliac disease is inherited, which suggests that there [...]

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