Category Archives: Allergies

ALLERGY TO CLOTHING: BABY CLOTHES

The following is an index of clothing, listed alphabetically by category, providing detailed advice, plus sources of unusual and hard-to-find products. The sources given are mainly for pure cotton, silk and linen clothes, and clothes with low levels of chemical treatment. Wool, most synthetics, viscose and synthetic blend clothes are widely available and sources for […]

ALLERGIC REACTION TO BEDDING: IF YOU ARE CHEMICALLY SENSITIVE

If you are chemically sensitive generally, or if you know you are specifically sensitive to: • Nylon • Polycotton blends • Latex • Acrylics • Other pure synthetics you should avoid using synthetic, latex or synthetic blend bedding, mattresses and pillows. You are unlikely to be able to use any of the anti-dust mite bedding […]

ALLERGY TO PLANTS AND TREES: PLANTS AS MATERIAL AND INGREDIENTS

Extracts from plants are used as ingredients in many manufactured products (including perfumes, fragrances, flavouring agents, solvents, medicines, foods, adhesives, plastics, resins, paper and fabric finishes). It is predominantly chemicals with complex structures from the oleo-resin fraction of plant chemicals that cause sensitivity – including essential oils, phenols, terpenes, resins and camphors. Sensitivity to these […]

ALLERGY ADDICTION: ANNETTE’S STORY

Annette had an addictive allergy to corn. At first she refused to believe this because she only ate cornflakes and she did not have a craving for corn. However, when her lifestyle and diet were fully analysed it was found that she was eating corn every day. She regularly licked stamps and envelopes (the glue […]

ALLERGY ADDICTION: BODY’S ADAPTATION

As time goes by the body becomes tired of having to cope with this allergenic substance and its powers of adaptation begin to wane. At this point, the withdrawal symptoms begin to appear, and eating the allergic food does nothing to stop them. The body has now passed from the phase of adaptation to the […]

ALLERGIES: BABY FORMULAS

Breast milk colitis is a strong case for giving baby formulas a try. Many a pediatrician and parent has witnessed an improvement in a baby’s allergies (often hives, eczema, asthma, nappy rash and breast milk colitis) when the baby is taken off the breast and put on a formula. This is because that particular formula […]

ALLERGIES: EXPERIMENT WITH NUTRITION

Interesting experiment first conducted by Dr Roger Williams (University of Texas) and later duplicated by Dr U. D. Register (Loma Linda University, California) determined the effects of diet on the metabolism of rats. One group (A) of rats was fed the typical American teenage diet of glazed doughnuts, crackers and cola drinks (junk). A second […]

PORTRAIT OF AN ALLERGY SUFFERER: MY STORY. SELF-HELP

I decided that this wasn’t good enough and if my doctor couldn’t help me then I’d help myself. On passing my entrance exam I enrolled in medicine at the university with the intention of becoming the sort of doctor who could do something about acne and allergies. Filled with crusading zeal and convinced I’d find […]