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Allergy To Honey
Yes: There is no bee venom in honey, so it can be safely eaten by people allergic to bees. There is not supposed to be any peanut protein in peanut oil, but there may be if it wasn't carefully manufactured. If you have had a life-threatening reaction to peanut, i wouldn't recommend betting your life on whether the peanut oil is pure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
I have an allergy to honey (pure and processed) and was wondering if something like quercetin works to get rid of it. I also am vegetarian and have had a kidney stone before. ?
Here are some ...: Known to us, the underlying causes for allergy and kidney stone are associated with personal constitutional factors which usually can not be cured but just be modified so to minimize the recurrence. Without knowing what are specific factors for your allergy or stone, just practice moderation in eating, drinking, and exercising in addition to avoiding the already known factors through experience... ...Read more
As an adult i developed allergies to tree nuts, honey, celery & mangos. 1 case of anaphylaxis. Does it sound like leaky gut or adult onset allergies?
No: Although some theorize that the pollen collected locally would help allergy, the fact is that each colony of bees usually collects only from a certain flower. Since flowering plants' pollen are not airborne, they don't usually sensitize people. What you get from honey is mostly sugar and even if does contain protein allergens , the protein is not from the right plant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't hurt, no proof: If no harm in trying, why not? Some, not everyone, report improvements with "natural" remedies. It may be a placebo effect. There is no peer-reviewed published evidence for honey and allergies. For seasonal (pollen) allergies, take appropriate antihistamines. If you have shell fish or bee sting allergies, always keep an epi pen on you. Don't substitute honey/combs in place of prescribed meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do if my teacher told me a teaspoon of local honey will help allergies go away. Is it true?
Could incorporating locally grown honey into my children's diet, help with their seasonal allergies?
Not at all: It is a common misconception that eating local honey helps allergies. Local honey contains pollen from local flowers. People generally have little exposure to and aren't allergic to flower pollen (except florists). Wind pollinated trees, grasses and weeds which release huge amounts of pollen cause most allergies. Eating pollen has no effect on allergies though holding pollen under the tongue may. ...Read more
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