Food Allergies

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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health Magazine – This Woman’s Peanut Allergy Left Her Paralyzed

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health Magazine – This Woman’s Peanut Allergy Left Her Paralyzed

One woman in the U.K. who is allergic to nuts was left paralyzed and brain damaged after accidentally eating nuts at a restaurant—and her family is speaking out about her experience. Amy May and her parents Sue and Roger recently went on the British show ITV This Morning to talk about the devastating incident. According to Sue, Amy was on a trip to Budapest with her friends in 2014 when she ordered a meal at a restaurant. Amy, who was 26 at the time, told the wait staff about her allergy, showed them an allergy information card printed in the local language […]
By |August 24th, 2017|Food Allergies, Women's Health|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health Magazine – This Woman’s Peanut Allergy Left Her Paralyzed
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to SELF – Food Allergies Are Sending More and More Adults to the Hospital

Dr. Bassett Contributes to SELF – Food Allergies Are Sending More and More Adults to the Hospital

Food allergies are nothing short of terrifying—especially if they’re severe. And, unfortunately, they seem to be skyrocketing. At least that’s the takeaway from a scary new report that found that insurance claims for diagnoses of anaphylactic food reactions (a life-threatening allergic reaction that can cause a person’s throat to close) have increased 377 percent across the country between 2007 and 2016. But it’s not totally clear what that jump actually means. The findings are courtesy of FAIR Health, a national non-profit that has access to 24 billion health insurance claims filed by 150 million people. Per the company’s data, claims […]
By |August 24th, 2017|Food Allergies, Self|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to SELF – Food Allergies Are Sending More and More Adults to the Hospital
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Allergic Living – Can Food Allergies Put You at a Higher Risk of Developing Asthma?

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Allergic Living – Can Food Allergies Put You at a Higher Risk of Developing Asthma?

Q: My 6-year-old son has food allergies and now also seems to be coughing a lot during the night (long after he’s eaten). Could he be developing asthma? How can we know and what are the next steps?  Dr. Bassett: You are right to be concerned. A history of atopy or allergy, including to food, increases the risk for other allergic conditions, such as asthma. And it’s possible that your son is experiencing nocturnal asthma, which refers to symptoms… Read More: http://allergicliving.com/2015/10/19/can-food-allergies-put-you-at-a-higher-risk-of-developing-asthma/
By |October 20th, 2015|Allergic Living, Asthma News, Food Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Allergic Living – Can Food Allergies Put You at a Higher Risk of Developing Asthma?
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    Dr. Bassett on Fox News – Can children outgrow peanut allergies?

Dr. Bassett on Fox News – Can children outgrow peanut allergies?

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By |March 19th, 2015|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Food Allergies, FOX News|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on Fox News – Can children outgrow peanut allergies?
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    Dr. Bassett on Wall Street Journal Video – Study: Introducing Peanuts Early Could Deter Allergies

Dr. Bassett on Wall Street Journal Video – Study: Introducing Peanuts Early Could Deter Allergies

An anticipated study finds that feeding infants peanuts in the first year of life may prevent allergies in later childhood. Allergy expert Dr. Clifford Bassett discusses.
By |March 4th, 2015|Allergic Living, Allergy News, Food Allergies, Media, Wall Street Journal|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on Wall Street Journal Video – Study: Introducing Peanuts Early Could Deter Allergies

Allergic to Love?

Valentines Day is upon us.  This time of the year we all look forward to cuddling with the one we love. But there could be something standing in the way of that romantic rendezvous: allergies.  Millions of Americans suffer from a myriad of allergic conditions, such as food, seasonal and/or skin allergies. Being allergic to love may seem counterintuitive, but according to a recent study published in Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, allergy sufferers reported more problems with sleep and sexual activity than other groups. In fact, 83 percent of people with […]

Food Allergies

Food allergies can either be mild or serious and occur when the immune system considers proteins present in food as a threat. There are certain foods that are associated with most food allergies, although food allergies can be caused by just about any food. Some of these “high allergy” foods include eggs, milk, peanuts, fish, crustaceans, shellfish and tree nuts (like brazil nuts, walnuts, pistachios and almonds) as well as others. In infants, food allergies can manifest in the form of eczema. Symptoms of Food Allergies Allergic reactions generally occur two hours or more after ingesting a particular food. Some of […]

A Gluten Allergy vs. Celiac Disease

Gluten-free diets are all the rage, but for thousands of Americans with celiac disease, the need for internal well-being is far more than a weight loss gimmick. Yet diagnosis of celiac disease is notoriously hard to pin down. We discuss why. In this video on Huff Post Live, originally aired on November 19, 2014, Dr. Clifford Bassett discusses gluten allergies and cliac disease.  Learn more by watching the full video.

Dr. Bassett Answers Food Allergy Questions on Sharecare

Check out Dr. Clifford Bassett’s Q&A on Sharecare as he answers questions such as, “What are some foods with hidden dairy products?” and “How can I figure out if I have a dairy allergy?“. The Q&A videos filmed with Dr. Bassett in Dr. Oz’s studio greenroom in September during his recent appearance filmed on dairy allergies are now live on Sharecare.

Dr Bassett on NBC Today to Discuss Elimination Diets

Here are some helpful tips and strategies when navigating the waters of food intolerance, namely, wheat, gluten and diary The prevalence of gluten sensitivity (non Celiac disease) is approximately 6% of the USA population (wheat allergy and Celiac disease around 1%) Study in journal BMC Medicine finds: “gluten may set up a reaction in your intestines and affect the immune system”, even present in those without Celiac disease. Research finds that gluten […]
By |April 19th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Food Allergies|Comments Off on Dr Bassett on NBC Today to Discuss Elimination Diets