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Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

If you have a list of foods that you regularly avoid because they cause nausea, hives, swelling, cramping, gas, or diarrhea, it’s natural to assume that you’re suffering from a food allergy. But it may not be what it seems. While some of these reactions are distinctly related to allergies,

How to Overcome Migraines Naturally

How to Overcome Migraines Naturally

The migraine headache is one of the top 20 most debilitating disorders in developed countries. It is caused by a complicated interplay between predisposing genetic variants and environmental factors. How to overcome migraines? There are all kinds of treatments that can help, including natural remedies discussed below.

First, consider that migraines

Ask the Doctor: Nail Ridges; Fiber; Allergy Tests

Q. Over the last year, several of my fingernails have developed definite ridges. Is this a cause for concern?

A. As you did not mention whether the ridges run vertically (from nail bed to tip) or horizontally, I will address both. The most common, aging-related nail ridges

Ask the EN Experts: Sulfur in Dried Fruit

Q. Is sulfur used in dried fruit harmful?

A. In the context of dried fruit, sulfur (or more specifically sulfur dioxide) is a type of inorganic salt (sulfites) often added to fruits, such as raisins, prunes, apricots, papaya, mango, apples, and peaches to preserve color, flavor, and freshness.

Do You Need Food Allergy Testing?

Although many symptoms of food allergies are well known, food allergies can also contribute to complex conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and headaches. Thus, food allergy testing can help solve the mystery of symptoms you can’t quite figure out.

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