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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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Tis the Season of Sneezin

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 17, 2019 12:46:01 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Allergies

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What does breastfeeding have to do with allergy season? What is the secret ingredient in breast milk that protects us against allergies and other diseases?
Breast milk, the perfect super food, is rich in diamine oxidase. It prevents allergies, raises I.Q. points and is critical for good health.
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Oral Immunotherapy for Tree Nut Allergy in Children

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 25, 2019 6:52:43 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Allergies

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Tree nut allergy is the most common food allergy among adults and children.

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Are Seasonal Allergies Hitting YOU Hard? - Allersode, I.V. Ozone

[fa icon="calendar'] May 2, 2019 11:53:19 AM / by Winter Ninivaggi posted in Allergies

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Fight off allergy season!

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Children's Allergies

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 25, 2019 4:59:31 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim & Winter Ninivaggi posted in Allergies

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A closer look at handling your child's allergies.

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
For all appointments: Tel: 845 358-8385 Fax: 845 358-2963 drguggenheim@msn.com