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If Raw Fruits Or Veggies Give You A Tingly Mouth, It’s A Real Syndrome

Fruit is not on the top of the list of allergenic foods with the top culprits being eggs, fish and nuts. But some people who are allergic to pollen can develop allergic reactions to common fruits and vegetables. The condition is called oral allergy syndrome or OAS. “People who have OAS are allergic to plant […]

ARE PPIS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED RISK OF GASTROINTESTINAL INFECTIONS?

The new year started with a study that found PPI’s or acid suppression medications, were associated with an increased rate of the stomach flu, or gastroenteritis, in patients. The study started in 1999 and concluded in 2013 in Scotland where 188,313 participants taking PPIs and 376,646 participants who were not taking any acid suppression medications […]

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