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Cow milk allergy symptoms in 5–15% of infants

Cow’s milk allergy/intolerance is very common, and need to be thought about in all babies and children with chronic symptoms: skin, gut and respiratory. Arne Høst, allergist, writes: Symptoms suggestive of cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA) cow’s milk protein intolerance (CMPI); CMPA/CMPI may be encountered in about 5–15% of infants emphasizing the importance of controlled elimination/milk […]


Food allergies in 6% of young children

A research paper by Wang & Sampson declare food allergy as very common. They say: “Food allergies affect up to 6% of young children and 3%-4% of adults. They encompass a range of disorders that may be IgE and/or non-IgE mediated, including anaphylaxis, pollen food syndrome, food-protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, food-induced proctocolitis, eosinophilic gastroenteropathies, and atopic […]


Eczema and food allergy – linked?

The medical evidence, without-a-shadow-of-a-doubt, shows that food allergy and eczema are strongly linked. However, this is the complete opposite to what most dermatologists will tell you. Why is this so? For example, Kartina says: “My son’s ex dermatologist clearly hasn’t read anything that’s ever been written! Was told straight up food allergies and eczema have […]