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How do I get weight loss with a casein allergy?

How do I get weight loss with a casein allergy?

Avoid casein : Casein is one of the major allergic components of cow's milk. The only treatment currently for milk allergy is to avoid it. There should be many ways to pursue a weight loss program even if a person has milk/casein allergy. A nutritionist or dietician can be of assistance in finding alternative foods to assist. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I have a casein allergy, started drinking soy lattes and my stomachaches are back . Can they be related ?

I have a casein allergy, started drinking soy lattes and my stomachaches are back . Can they be related ?

No: Casein is a milk protein. Soy isn't. But both casein and soy are common food allergies/intolerances. A good rule of thumb: what did your ancestors eat? If your ancestors didn't eat soy once upon a time, then it makes sense that soy may not be agreeing with you now. [also coffee/espresso has caffeine and is acidic, which may also be making your stomach grumpy]. ...Read more

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I recently tested positive for a milk and casein allergy. The allergy presented after delivery of my third child. Why now? I've always drank milk b4.

I recently tested positive for a milk and casein allergy. The allergy presented after delivery of my third child. Why now? I've always drank milk b4.

See answer: Though allergies can occur at any age, merely having a "positive" allergy test does not mean you have an allergic condition. Often, patients will have large allergy panels done by skin testing or blood testing. In the absence of symptoms, these are largely unnecessary. The delivery issues are most likely not related to your testing. ...Read more

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I had a blood test for allergies. They came back positive for milk casein then had a skin test that was negative. Im confused. What do I believe?

I had a blood test for allergies. They came back positive for milk casein then had a skin test that was negative. Im confused. What do I believe?

Symptoms?: Allergists must weigh the results of both skin and blood tests against your own experience with milk casein. This is why the specialty is so challenging. Life is difficult enough without avoiding something that doesn't actually make you sick just on the basis of tests that have many false-positives. ...Read more

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Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Symptoms of titanium allergies?

Nothing special: Allergic reactions are pretty common and for the most part not specific to the specific antigen (cause). If the exposure to titanium is direct skin contact, would expect redness and possible swelling there. See:http://j.Mp/vgz70k. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cat allergies?

Sneezing, runny nose: Itchy eyes, trouble breathing, or even an itrchy rash. If you are very allergic to cats, you can even just enter a room where a cat had been(ie. No longer present) and still feel symptoms. ...Read more

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What is used to relieve allergy symptoms?

What is used to relieve allergy symptoms?

Antihistamine/Sprays: Allergy symptoms can include both nose and eye symptoms and include itching, watering, running, congestion, cough, post-nasal drip, and sneezing. OTC antihistamines, steroid nasal sprays, and antihistamine eye drops all help relieve allergy symptoms. Avoidance of triggers that make your allergies worse is also helpful. See an Allergist to determine exactly what you might be allergic to. ...Read more