The following list of symptoms may help you to recognize problems with foods and environmental chemicals that cause or exacerbate allergies:
• Hay fever (congested nose, eyes, itchy mouth/ears, sneezing etc.)
• Itchy, red eyes; swollen eyes, bags under eyes.
• Swelling in upper cheek bone area
• Wrinkles under eyes, just below lower eye lids.
• Stuffy, funny, drippy nose
• Allergic coughing
• Eczema or atopic dermatitis
• Bad breath
• Intestinal gas (foul smelling)
• Irritable bowel, Crohn’s disease
• Colitis, ulcerative colitis
• Abdominal discomfort, pain or cramps
• Nausea, vomiting
• Depression, agitation
• Muscles aches
• Joint tightness
• Heart irregularities
• Memory or cognition problems
• Acute localized physical effects (rhinitis, bronchitis, asthma, eczema, gastrointestinal, and other symptoms)
Do foods or environmental allergies run in your family? Have I been diagnosed with allergies, or do I suspect that allergies could be contributing to my symptoms?
Allergic symptoms can appear up to two weeks after exposure.
If you can answer yes to several (3 or more) of these symptoms, you are a candidate of IgG food and Inhalant Testing. For further information about home testing, contact your nutritional consultant, Sandra Lowry, CNC.
This information is for educational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Ms. Lowry can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (479) 715-6772