Reducing the Risk of Food Allergies

Mother and son eating, food allergies

Risk of Food Allergies A food allergy is an adverse immune reaction to a food protein. They are different from other adverse reactions to food, such as food intolerance, pharmacological reactions, and toxins. Food allergies can cause a wide range of symptoms, from mild to severe, and sometimes even life-threatening. The most common food allergies…

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Essential Things to Consider for Primary Care—Food Allergies

walk in clinic, food allergies

Primary care is usually the first point of contact a person has with the healthcare system. It includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses. A primary care provider (PCP) is a healthcare professional who provides primary care services. PCPs include family physicians, general…

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