Dr. Pastore continues on the topic of food allergies, this time covering the connection between food reactions and hormones, specifically the estrogen group. He discusses hormone replacement therapy, birth control, acid blockers and how each can intensify reactions and symptoms.
Dr. Pastore continues on the topic of food allergies, and how many are connected to pollen and seasonal allergies (better known as “hay fever”).
Dr. Pastore discusses the top 9 food allergies, and a new consumer study showing that these allergy diagnoses are on the rise. Topics covered include what a food allergy is, when and why food allergies appear, anaphylaxis and less severe symptoms of a food allergy, and what to discuss with your doctor to get a formal diagnosis.
Dr. Pastore discusses a new, at-home test that celiacs can utilize to determine if they have been exposed to gluten, why it’s important to monitor gluten exposure, the shockingly high rates of unknown gluten exposure among celiacs following a gluten-free diet at home and in restaurants, and what the research has to say about the accuracy of the new test.
Dr. Pastore covers the thyroid gland, non-autoimmune hypo & hyperthyroidism, the autoimmune thyroid diseases Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and Graves' Disease, how the two are connected to celiac disease, and what tests you should request from your physician to be an advocate for your own health.