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Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases – Does the Hygiene Hypothesis Hold the Key?

Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases

What if allergies and autoimmune diseases don’t mean that you’re sick? What if they mean that our environment is changing way too quickly! ​“​If you have an ​allergies or autoimmune disease, the genetic tendencies that underlie these disorders helped us survive in other environments… It doesn’t mean you’re a sickly person.  It means that you’re […]

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“Say Hello to My Little Friends” Why haven’t ordered TSO yet?

So, I have been super gung ho on TSO for the last several months.  I’ve imagined my son being symptom free of food allergies and asthma.  I’ve seen him eating veggies & dip with yummy sour cream and mayo.  I’ve seen us eating at a sushi restaurant – or any restaurant for that matter – […]

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An Epidemic of Absence Part 2 – and a plan to heal allergies

Ok, so last nights reading kept me up until about 2am.  Not just the reading, but the section talking about maternal contributions to children being born allergic.  I ruminated to the point of neausea.  In a perfect world, where I have powers to see into the future, I would have done: 1 – eaten way […]

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Beyond Food Allergies, Allergies, and Asthma – or Why I can’t stop thinking about giving my son worms

Anyone who lives with food allergies and/or asthma knows – it can really make life, regular life, school life, travel life, social life… challenging.  Depending on the severity and the number of food allergies, for example, it can make eating out frightening, if not impossible.   Doing things spontaneously, or longer than planned, can be problematic […]

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