A food intolerance is an adverse reaction of the body to specific foods, it affects the majority of the population and its effects are gradual.
The main symptoms are: abdominal bloating, intestinal gas, mouth ulcers, loss of appetite or excessive hunger, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, poor digestion, water retention, sudden weight fluctuations, acidosis, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, cold, respiratory tract infection, skin inflammation, skin rash with hitching, acne, dizziness, headache, sleepiness, , chronic fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, depression.
The mains causes to investigate on are: genetics, inability in metabolizing food components (for example lactose in milk), stress, imbalanced diet, modification of gut flora, diseases predisposing to food sensibility.
An overreaction of the immune system triggered by a molecule considered potentially dangerous by the body.
The main symptoms are: throat hitching, rash, skin hitching, skin eruptions, swelling of the mouth, face, throat or other bodyparts, asthma, nasal congestion, respiratory problems, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, fainting, migraine, dizziness.
The main causes can be: genetics, damage of the intestinal membrane, insufficient digestion, immune system debilitation, poor enzymatic function, early weaning, excessive hygiene, no contact with other people and environments that activate the immune system. Prescription drug abuse or GMO foods, large consumtion of foods containing additives.
It’s the worst complication of an allergy and it can be triggered by a minimal intake of food.
In the most serious forms it can lead to respiratory occlusion, coma or death. A prompt intervention is needed in order to avoid the worst.
The mains symptoms are:
- Sudden drop in pressure, intense paleness, widespread rash (starting from hands and feet), sweating with cold skin, dizziness, serious discomfort, anxiety, distress, hoarseness, voice deepening, irritating cough.
- Swelling of the respiratory tract, partial or total occlusion of the respiratory system, increase in respiratory frequency, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, redness and skin hitching.
- Blue colored skin, feeling of suffocation.
- Circulatory collapse, loss of consciousness, convulsions, impossibility to breath, big drop in pressure, coma, death.
[Translate to inglese:]