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Food Allergies: Causes, Testing and Treatment

Approximately 8% of children and 10.8% of adults suffer from food allergies, according to a JAMA Network Open survey. Many allergy sufferers are not getting the food allergy treatment needed. When the immune system mistakenly identifies proteins in a food type as a danger, an allergic reaction is caused. The body then releases chemicals to counter the threat or allergen, …

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