Does your kid have a food allergy you don’t know about?
What are allergies?
Allergies are the effect of human body’s super sensitive immune system kicking in to fight a rather normal system because the immune system treats it as something which was trying to invade the body.
How do they happen?
Allergies are of various kinds and can infect your young child if they are exposed to some substances which can either be food or dust, maybe. You have to figure it out by carefully studying your children. According to a study by National Center of Health Statistics in Maryland the allergies in young children have increased many folds in the last decade. Also, the spike is the most in the young children demographic.
How to intercept if your children have allergies?
To identify allergies, you will have to keep a track of your kid’s activities. Does she have a runny nose and its chronic? Maybe she sneezes a lot when she comes in contact with a lot of dust? Allergies can be related to throat infections, constant itching and stomach aches or slow blood circulation in the body.
How do they affect you?
Food allergies are very common. According to this study 3 billion Indians have allergy from peanuts. With the rise of the western culture, there has been a rise in allergies arising in India. Young children are mostly affected by this.
Here is a list of 8 most common allergens in the western world which are also arising in the Indian subcontinent-
- Tree nuts (such as almonds, cashews, walnuts)
- Fish (such as bass, cod, flounder)
- Shellfish (such as crab, lobster, shrimp)
How to prevent/treat food allergies?
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the problems you think might be allergies. Then you can work out a plan for your kid to keep her safe from getting exposed to the respective allergens. This is not the end though, usually children recover as they grow through their teens but constant care has be maintained. Also, a lot of options are available in the market where you can custom order things especially for your kids suffering from food allergies.For people who are interested in discovering more about this there is a very good book called ‘Living with food allergies’.
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