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Nocebo Response & Food Sensitivity – Dietitian Wendy Busse explains. September 2019
What is Orthorexia? Dieititan and food sensitivity specialist Wendy Busse explains. June 2018
Children’s Allergy Psychology Service moves into charity run boutique hotel on Lambeth Palace Road! August 2017
Children's Allergy Service at Guy's and St Thomas' Hosptial appoints clinical psychologist Dr Polly James – the first allergy service to include psychological help in the range of service that they offer their allergic patients. March 2016
Dramatic improvements in mood and anxiety, weight and digestive symptoms with a 4-week gut-friendly diet. Kate Lawrence explains more about her recent research findings. June 2017
In an exclusive extract from his book, Coeliac Disease: what you need to know, Alex Gazzola explores how you can use self-help techniques to manage the condition and its consequences. January 2014
Emotional coping strategies for parents of allergic children from Linda Herbert, clinical psychologist in the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Children's National Medical Center in Washington – on the FARE blog. December 2013
Emotional and behavioural aspects of food allergy and food intolerance. Harry Morrow Brown explores some interesting case studies. December 2011
Is stress making your food intolerance worse? Eve Menezes Cunningham offers some NLP and coaching tips - to help you relax. November 2011
Practicing positive activities to alleviate depression – courtesy of Latitudes. The psychological effect of suffering from an allergy or a food related illness is often overlooked but can add significantly to the suffering of the individual. July 2011
Anaphylaxis and anxiety. An article from FAAN. 2006
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For a number of years, evidence has been accumulating to suggest an increase in behavioural and emotional difficulties in children with food allergies. This study reports a potential mechanism for this by identifying that antigen-specific immunoglobulins and mast cell markers in the brain are increased in patients with food allergy. Moreover these brain specific allergy responses were associated with motor and learning deficits, suggesting a plausible mechanism by which allergy can contribute to cognitive symptoms.
Oral food challenges reduce stress and improve Quality of Life among parents who believe their children have allergies but when those children have not undergone allergy tests. August 2017
An update on the impact of food allergy on anxiety and quality of life. May 2017
Dramatic improvements in mood and anxiety, weight and digestive symptoms with a 4-week gut-friendly diet. June 2017
The emotional, social, and financial burden of food allergies on children and their families. March 2017
Stress influences childhood allergy. February 2012
Fewer allergies in unstressed babies. December 2011
Food allergies in childhood cause anxiety and loneliness. February 2011.
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