Allergies

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

12th June 2018 / Kirsten Jackson

Allergies, Digestive Health, EoE, Eosinophilic esophagitis, dietitian, dysphagia, food allergy, gut health, manchester
Introduction Eosinophilic Oesophagitis (EoE) is a rare allergic condition which can affect both adults and children. EoE is triggered by having an allergic response to certain foods. When you consume the food, inflammation occurs in your oesophagus, leading to symptoms. What Are The Symptoms of Eosinophilic Oesophagitis? In adults, dysphagia (inability to swallow) and food getting

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What If It Isn’t Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

7th September 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

Allergies, Coeliac Disease, IBS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Testing, diagnosis, dietitian
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 10-20% of the UK population. Although IBS is quite a common condition, the term ‘IBS’ is used far to lightly. Many people will state that they have IBS before actually having any formal testing and some doctors will even give IBS as a diagnosis before doing the correct tests. Did

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How To Get An Accurate Allergy Test

16th May 2017 / Kirsten Jackson

Allergies, Uncategorized
Many people now report having a food allergy and are understandably keen to get a proper diagnosis, but how do you get an accurate allergy test? Some of the symptoms of food allergies can involve digestive problems such as stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhoea. However, these symptoms are not very specific and may be mistaken

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