There are certain foods that, when absorbed into the body through digestion will trigger allergic reactions. Allergies can affect anyone. The reaction can be mild, but over time can lead to serious effects or death.
An article published in the Journal of Pediatrics concluded in 2011, 8 percent of American children under the age of 18 has a food allergy are at risk of death.
According to the American Academy of Asthma, 150 to 200 Americans die each year from anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction), while in 2003 and 2006, food allergies cause about 317 000 people should be subjected to emergency serviceshospitals, clinics and medical clinics.
Based on this analysis, 90 percent of allergic reactions occur after a person ate food, milk, eggs, nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Symptoms typically include itching, swelling, vomiting and diarrhea. If a patient with anaphylaxis is not immediately treated with epinephrine (adrenaline synthetic injected into the body), then it could be fatal.
Most food allergy reactions occur directly to find out some time after eating. Allergic reactions to food is rarely emerged after two hours of meals.
According to the exhibition Sloane Miller, an expert on food allergies, there are many ways to avoid cases of allergy to food:
First, avoid foods that can trigger allergies, and consult an allergy specialist to ensure that you are indeed suffering from allergies or simply food intolerenasi. Recognize also foods that can trigger allergies.
Second, always on guard to take medication that you really need, such as antihistamines or other medications that the doctor can prescribe the appropriate level of disease severity.
Third, build strong relationships with parents, teachers and family who can help you when in a pinch.