FOOD ALLERGY INFORMATION

Concerned about food allergies? Get the basic information about food allergies, including symptoms, related health conditions and the most common foods that trigger allergic reactions.
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What's the emotional impact of food allergies?

There's an emotional impact of food allergies for adult and child allergy sufferers and their families. Learn about the emotional impact of food allergies in this article.

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  • Are we more worried about food allergies than we should be?

    Are we more worried about food allergies than we should be?

    Of the many things parents are encouraged to freak out about, the fear that a peanut will cross your toddler's lips is way up there. Just how much fear is necessary, and how much is due to the 24-hour news cycle? See more »

  • The Ultimate Food Allergies and Food Intolerance Quiz

    The Ultimate Food Allergies and Food Intolerance Quiz

    Food allergies and food intolerance have made the headlines in recent years. More children appear to be suffering from severe food allergies and more adults appear to be coping with food intolerance. You or someone you love may be experiencing a food allergy or food intolerance. Take this quiz and learn about how food can cause negative health reactions in the young and old. See more »

  • Understanding Food Allergies

    Understanding Food Allergies

    Food allergies are a hypersensitivity by the immune system to certain foods. Allergic reactions can range from tingling lips to abdominal cramps to even shock. Learn more about food allergies. See more »

  • Are there any foods that can cause sudden food allergies?

    Are there any foods that can cause sudden food allergies?

    No food can cause an allergic reaction the first time it's ingested. However, severe reactions can occur any time afterward. See some of the most common foods that trigger allergies. See more »

  • Are there food allergies that cause earaches?

    Are there food allergies that cause earaches?

    Food allergies are responsible for a wide variety of symptoms. Learn whether there are food allergies that cause earaches in this article. See more »

  • Are there food allergies that cause edema?

    Are there food allergies that cause edema?

    Food allergies can cause a variety of symptoms. Learn whether any food allergies cause edema in this article. See more »

  • Can food allergies affect your behavior?

    Can food allergies affect your behavior?

    Food allergies can affect your behavior, causing hyperactivity, depression, anxiety and more. Learn whether food allergies can affect your behavior in this article. See more »

  • Can food allergies cause a rash?

    Can food allergies cause a rash?

    A chemical called histamine causes most allergic symptoms. Learn whether food allergies can cause a rash in this article. See more »

  • Can food allergies cause acne?

    Can food allergies cause acne?

    Food allergies can cause acne, among other skin conditions. Find out whether food allergies can cause acne in this article. See more »

  • Can food allergies cause anaphylaxis?

    Can food allergies cause anaphylaxis?

    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical care. Learn whether food allergies can cause anaphylaxis in this article. See more »

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