What is food intolerance?

Food intolerance is something described as the symptoms that occur after intake of food. These symptoms may include following problems:

  • Headache
  • Bloating
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Digestion problems

Food intolerance test Dubai is generally mixed with the food allergy but these two things are different but often complicated. Food intolerance causes the stomach upset due to chemical reactions that occur in the body after the intake of food.  This term has gained a vital importance after the hype of allergy free diets available in the markets. But food intolerance is totally different from food allergy.

To check whether you are suffering from the food allergy or food intolerance, the best approach is to consult the doctor immediately. For this, you have to figure out what exactly is bothering you and the diet you have just taken would be the real cause. Try to note the small trivial changes in your body after eating the certain food. Check whether the specific food is disturbing you or some other factors may affect the body.

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How food intolerance is different from food allergy?

As food intolerance is different from the food allergy so its effects also differ accordingly. Food allergy differs from food intolerance as it involves chemical irritation. Just like the food allergy, if someone is experiencing stomach disorder he or she may have been allergic to gluten, lactose, wheat, corn and dairy products. As during food intolerance, irritant substances released into the body and get absorbed by the tissues and cells causing various diseases. The diseases can be stomach disorder, nausea, cough, sore throat and itchy rashes on the certain areas of skin. These problems are because our body does not accept the certain foods and the immune system is allergic to respective substances.

A food intolerance or sensitivity is totally different from an allergic reaction. Hypersensitivity reaction testing finds out whether amine or associated inflammatory response within the body, whereas a food intolerance or sensitivity is an associate provocative reaction to a selected food. Associate intolerance usually shows up as persistent inflammation or substantial symptoms, like brain stroke, immune system deficiency, and gut problems, as hostile associate acute inflammatory reaction with a genuine hypersensitivity reaction.

Moreover, food Intolerances test Dubai area unit a lot of careful and tougher at the same time to help to diagnose as a result of symptoms vary, and plenty of people misconceive that what they are experiencing is normal or not.

it may be assumed that food-intolerance take a look at an area unit the most effective cause to check the sensitivity of the body. Nevertheless, whereas these tests could give a clue to some foods you’re so sensitive too; several tests truly fail for a variety of reasons.

What are the factors affecting the food intolerance?

As food intolerance test Dubai may prove to be serious for human health. So it is important to note the things that are causing the problems that can be the result of food intolerance.

The causes of food intolerance may include:

  • Stress or psychological factors
  • Food additives like sulfites used to preserve dried food and nitrites used in meat preservation
  • Food poisoning caused by parasites, toxins, and bacteria
  • Irritable bowel syndrome- a chronic condition that can cause cramping, constipation, and diarrhea.
  • Celiac disease – a digestive condition triggered by eating gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains.

How food intolerance is serious to your health?

The continuous consumption of certain foods to which you are intolerant for weakens your resistance to many common illnesses and conditions. A weak defense enables illnesses to develop and take hold of your body. In some instances, it can trigger some diseases to form such as autoimmune thyroiditis, autoimmune joint diseases. Some studies have suggested there might be a relationship between food intolerance and dementia.

When to undergo the food intolerance testing?

If you have a reaction after eating a particular food there is a specific test that can identify the different foods that your body is unable to digest and process properly. If you identify these symptoms and you are upset with indigestion problems then do not hesitate; contact the best consultant in town to have a food intolerance test in Dubai.

How can food intolerances be detected?

If you believe that you are suffering from food intolerances or that you have the intolerance to certain food groups, there is a specific test that can identify the different foods that your body is unable to digest and process properly. To check for information related to food intolerance tests, get in touch with Euromed clinic Dubai.

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A family medicine, holistic and anti-aging specialist, Dr Hoda Makkawi has more than 15 years of experience and a host of top doctor awards to her name. After her training at Alexandria University, Egypt, Dr Hoda practised in America, where she was given the Top Rated Doctor Award in 2010, as well as an incredible run of form winning the American Top Family Doctor award three years in a row, from 2007 to 2009. In the UAE, she is at the forefront of medical practice as a licensing examiner for Dubai Health Authority and key…
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