It seems that allergies are becoming more common.
Here’s how to identify, treat, and live with childhood food allergies.
Like adult allergies, childhood allergies are when a child’s body has a bad immune response to a trigger food. The body sees this food as an “invader” rather than “food” and attempts to attack it with a histamine response.
This can result in the typical symptoms we think of when we think of allergies. Some may include hives, itching, and trouble breathing. Childhood allergies can also cause symptoms that would surprise you.
Read on to find out the symptoms of childhood food allergies, common triggers, and why it doesn’t have to change your entire life.