Our bodies are inherently set up to recognize some things as “foreign” and other things as “natural”. A multitude of genetic and environmental factors can increase our risk for allergies by causing a defect in our bodies’ ability to differentiate between these two categories. When we consume foods that are considered “foreign”, our bodies attack them and cause an allergic reaction. The most common food allergies and intolerances are:
However many other food sensitivities exist. Common symptoms due to food allergies are:
- Abdominal discomfort
- Skin rashes
- Chronic infections
Living Wellness uses specialized food allergy panels, to assess for underlying food sensitivities and make effective dietary changes that can eliminate these symptoms. Removing the foods that are causing irritation can heal the gut and improve health. Living Wellness also offers Constitutional Homeopathy, which can stimulate the body’s innate healing mechanisms.