Allergies and sensitivities
can cause symptoms in
any organ system
of the body.
Symptoms include sneezing, congestion, runny nose, wheezing, shortness of breath, cough, post-nasal drip, watery eyes and asthma.
Respiratory reactions may be associated with pollen, dust, dust mites, food, chemical, air-borne pollutants, animals and plants.
Advanced Allergy Therapeutics addresses the specific organ system affected by the allergen or offending substance.
Symptoms include reflux, burping, heartburn, abdominal and intestinal pain, esophagitis, cramping, gas, bloating, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and irritable bowels.
Digestive symptoms are primarily caused by food and other substances ingested.
Integumentary System (Skin)
Symptoms include red, itchy or scaly skin rashes, blisters, oozing and crusting lesions, dry or leathery patches, hives, dermatitis or eczema.
In addition to food, reactions can be caused by plants, contactants and chemicals.
Headaches and Migraines
Symptoms may be caused by chocolate, caffeine, and wine as well as the chemical additives to processed food, such as flavor enhancers, food colors, artificial flavoring and glutamates.
Airborne irritants, pollen, household cleaners, perfumes, smoke, gasoline and the byproducts of the combustion of petroleum can also provoke symptoms.
Fatigue and Hyperactivity
Symptoms of lethargy, tiredness and fatigue may be the result of allergies and sensitivities. Hyperactivity, brain-fog, rapid heart-rate, nervousness, anxiety and a change in handwriting may be noticeable after eating certain foods. Reactions may also be caused by household cleaners, perfume,building materials, pesticides, latex, paints, glues and carpets.