food intelorance

Food Intolerance Test

Many people have chronic food sensitivity. Unlike the immediate effects of IgE mediated food allergy, IgG mediated food sensitivity reaction may take several days to appear. Controlled removal of the suspect food from the patient’s diet in many cases will improve the patient’s condition.

Difference between allergy and food

  Allergy Intolerance
Food Peanut, Shellfish Gluten, dairy
Mediated IgE IgG
Rate of Response Immediate after ingestion Delayed up to 72 Hrs after ingestion
Mechanism Rapid production of histamine Gradual formation of Ag/Ab Complexes and release of inflammatory mediators
Symptoms Classical allergic response Many symptoms affecting any part of body
Severity Can be fatal Not life – threatening
Permanence Can last lifetime Can be reversed or reduced by elimination of foods
Diagnosis Often self-diagnosed Rarely self-diagnosed
Skin-Prick test Positive Negative
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Food Intolerance Test

In fact, majority of people with food intolerance believe that they have allergies instead. 

Symptoms of food Intolerance

Food intolerance can manifest itself in many ways ranging from:

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Itchy Skin (Eczema)
  • Insomnia
  • Migraines
  • Sinusitis
  • Persistent Cough
  • Arthritis and Joint Pain
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chronic Respiratory Symptoms ( Wheezing or Bronchitis )
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Bowel Problems (Colitis, Diarrhoea, Constipation)
  • Weight Problems / Obesity
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Who needs a food Intolerance Test ?

As an essential Wellness test, food Intolerance testing is recommended for all at least twice in their life time, once around 10-25 years and again around the 50th year. You could also choose this test for yourself and your family if you notice any common signs of intolerance like fatigue, breathlessness, lethargy, headache, bloating and abdominal discomfort especially in the – time period following a meal. (yourdoctors) A fairly simple blood sample and no requirement of fasting before make this an extremely convenient test for a better energetic life.

The Uniqueness of the test

First Protein Microarray test which can detect more than 200 foods IgG in single step. Unlike other tests, it requires a minimum volume of blood sample and has a higher sensitivity as compared to other available technology such as ElISA. The Test Comprises of a comprehensive list of more than 200 foods in European, American and Asian diets including India

What Next After one Has Been Diagnosed for Food ?

This test can help you in reducing or eliminating the food groups thereby improving the quality of life and reducing the incidence of Food intolerance . After all shifting from “Tongue conscious Intolerance food to health conscious tolerant food” is important.

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