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Allergy

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People often ellide the distinction between allergies and intolerances: they are not the same.

An allergic reaction is an immune response (specifically an IgE response) and is usually immediate. Think Histamine

" >histamine release, swelling, redness, hives, itching, coughing, diarrhoea and in the worst cases anaphylaxis. Typically these are on exposure to some “hyper allergens” like peanuts, bee venom and even strawberries or fish.

Allergies are rarely resolved by diet. You can manage an allergy that relates to diet by avoidance.

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