关于测试的一词

让我救你很多时间。If you start researching, you’ll find opinions on all sides about ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay), a blood-draw test for inflammation and response from three different antibodies IgG, IgE and IgA for up to 160 foods and herbs and spices); finger-prick enzyme tests; and smaller panels of antibody tests (like the one Pia originally received)—all approaches with both detractors and champions—and other even more controversial forms of testing such as muscle testing and hair analysis and on into multiple woo-woo theories and products. Differences between and definitions of allergies, sensitivities, intolerances, and inflammation are in flux and sometimes hotly debated. The Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) website is a good place to get an overview, but much is still unknown. The one thing that everyone seems to agree on at this point is this: If you have a life-threatening allergy to, say, peanuts or shellfish or strawberries, you already know to avoid those foods at all cost. For those with more subtle or more chronic reactions, the avoid-and-reintroduce approach is inexpensive and pretty reliable: take suspect foods out of your diet for a while, and then add them back in one at time and see what happens. For me, the ELISA was helpful because it motivated me to get serious about eliminating suspect foods and gave me a starting point. (And I should note that the test was expensive, and insurance only paid for my girls’ testing, not mine.) My real conviction came from the drastic improvements I saw as the result of my own experimentation and tracking.

过敏与敏感性:我们学到了什么。

为简单和轻松,当我谈论对食物的反应时,我通常使用术语“过敏”。这是一个很好的速记,每个人似乎都很明白。也就是说,在不同种类的食物反应之间可以进行重要的区别。

我了解到我的女孩和我对许多食物有典型的过敏反应。真正的“食物过敏”在吃冒犯食物的两小时内导致免疫系统或组胺反应。当食物进入体内时,免疫系统将食物识别为有害物质。然后,它产生抗体以消除物质。该过程始于化学反应中,导致常见的食物过敏症状,因为身体中的组胺水平增加。组胺反应导致组织中的炎症,其中食物过敏症状通常出现,例如鼻窦,胃和肺。反应包括刺痛或瘙痒的嘴巴;嘴唇,舌头,喉咙或面部肿胀;和荨麻疹,喘息,或呼吸困难。过敏反应,或严重呼吸,是这些反应最极端的,可能导致死亡。

我们了解到,除了遗传因素,食物过敏- 导致免疫系统的组胺响应和炎症反应 - 可以通过慢性过度曝光引发,并且用如小麦,大豆,玉米和甘蔗糖等许多常见过敏原作为加工食品中的填料,甚至是避免快餐和“垃圾”可以对它们进行过度曝光。

食物不宽容或灵敏度,这是想法的不是为了涉及免疫应答,不会立即或组胺反应,但在摄取它们后会有延迟的反应,这将在几小时到几天后的任何地方,并没有立即危及生命。症状可以广泛变化,通常包括炎症反应,关节疼痛,恶心或呕吐,天然气,腹胀,腹泻,便秘,肠道柔软,胃灼热,头痛,情绪波动或皮肤问题。虽然这些是“典型的”反应,但食物不耐受的二次效果似乎甚至更广泛。例如,我的牙医注意到我的牙齿和牙龈的健康状况显着差异,在我的新饮食风格的八周内,以及我诊断的戒烟,焦虑困难,焦虑困难的症状 - 几乎不了解。我对我的母亲和父亲侧面的类风湿性关节炎(我的妈妈遭受了)的遗传倾向,我开始在二十几岁的症状中发展症状。今天,除非我有麸质滑动,否则这些症状似乎是在海湾。

乳糜泻.是不同的,遗产是如此严重的遗传性自身免疫疾病,即甚至消费显微粒量的麸质会导致小肠损伤。然而,与流行的信念相反,乳糜泻症状不一定比与麸质不容忍相关的症状更明显。事实上,50%的乳糜泻的人根本没有消化症状。大多数人根本没有将他们的非消化症状与乳糜泻诊断联系起来,直到消除麸质后这些症状消失。据估计,一百人中有一个人患有腹腔(虽然我个人知道十分之一,所以我怀疑估计是低的),只有约三分之一被诊断出来。值得注意的是,乳糜泻在家庭中运行,第一和二级亲属对疾病的风险增加。

这个非常重要!如果您怀疑您可能患有乳糜泻或患有腹腔疾病的亲属,请在开始以这种方式开始之前进行测试。如果您甚至几周的麸质,你就无法获得准确的腹腔阅读。从我们的错误中吸取教训 - 我们以错误的顺序走了这一点,我们必须经过遗传测试来获得我们的结果,PIA是积极的,我不是。