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Allergy Protection - Oral Ozone Capsules

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 4, 2020 11:07:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Allergies

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A recent study discovered that elimination of food that triggers atopic dermatitis or eczema in children is associated with increased risk of developing immediate reactions to that food.

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Mast Cell Activation Syndrome - How To Put the Fire Out

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2020 7:05:33 PM / by Dr. Isadora Guggenheim posted in Mood Disorders, Allergies, Autoimmune Disease, Ozone and Prolozone therapies, Neurological Conditions, Chronic Illness and Disease

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Many patients with chronic Lyme or other inflammatory autoimmune conditions have Mast Cell Activation Syndrome or MCAS. Many environmental insults contribute to MCAS and serve as triggers for lighting the fire within. Mast cells become activated and rupture releasing histamines into tissues and the bloodstream. This in turn creates inflammation in the body and abnormal immune responses. In order to address the other headlined condition - Lyme, inflammatory arthritis, Hashimoto's, sarcoidosis and such the fire must be put out first. 

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3 Ways to Eliminate Allergies

[fa icon="calendar'] May 27, 2020 12:33:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Detoxification, The Scoop on Poop, Allergies, Body Health

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You need three things to build your child's early immune system to eliminate allergies.
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Nuggets of Processed Truth - Eating Food from China

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2020 11:20:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Allergies

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I wrote this blog post in 2014, but I see no reason to edit the details.

Are we playing chicken with our food supply?  Many would say yes after the USDA helped China to get into the U.S. chicken market by certifying Chinese processing plants in 2006. 

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One in 6 Americans Affected by Food-borne Illness

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2019 1:57:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in The Scoop on Poop, Allergies, Gut Repair, Healthy Living

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1 in 6 or 48 million Americans are affected by food-borne illnesses each year. 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.

So what is food poisoning?  

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Depression and Gluten Sensitivity

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 27, 2019 1:11:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Mood Disorders, The Scoop on Poop, Allergies

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Even when patients test negative for celiac disease, immediate food allergies or negative for HLADQ2 or DQ8 they restrict gluten because they feel better without it.

The media and modern medicine questions this restriction and usually they believe that the patient is following a fad. Not so fast.  

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Atopic Dermatitis in Infants and Food Allergies

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Allergies, Body Health

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Exclusively breastfed infants can have food allergies.Cow's milk, egg, wheat and peanut allergens have all been detected in human breast milk. Once baby consumes these systemic and inflammatory allergens, infants can get a common skin condition called atopic dermatitis or eczema

Find out what you should look for in your baby.

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Reasons Not To Take Fish Oil Supplements

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 6, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Mood Disorders, Allergies, Heart Health, Healthy Living

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Are we swimming in the wrong direction by taking fish oils? Dr. Peter D'Adamo posted an interesting review about fish oils in his Generative Medicine group on Facebook. It caught my eye because I believe in good scientific discourse, skepticism and careful analysis of all kinds of medicine whether it is naturopathic or allopathic. The review clearly stated that "there could be no possible expectation of general patient benefit with prophylactic fish oil use."

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Food Allergies and Your Child at School

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2019 11:25:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Allergies

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Another school year has started. Your child recently got diagnosed with food allergies at our office. Now what? Here's my go-to list of how to prepare you and your child for the school year.  

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Histamine Fish Poisoning is a Real Thing

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2019 10:54:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Allergies

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Histamine fish poisoning is a common toxicity related to eating fish. 

40% of seafood-related food-borne illnesses reported each year are due to histamine fish poisoning. This is different than an allergic reaction.  What causes this?

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
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