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Food Allergies in Adults Are on the Rise

Kids With Food Allergies ·
When people think of food allergies, it’s mostly in relation to children. New research being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting shows that almost half of all food-allergic adults surveyed reported one or more adult-onset food allergies.
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Re: Preparing Your Child To Live With Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Preparing Your Child To Live With Food Allergies: Helping Your Kids Become Independent Young Adults Although it may be hard to imagine, your children will leave home someday. The risk of exposure to food allergies doesn't go away as they grow into independent young adults. Watch this video as Lynda shares the following tips that have worked to empower her son to manage his own food allergies. Involve them at an early age to take responsibility for their own food allergy management. Empower...
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Re: Preparing Your Child To Live With Food Allergies

PrincessRose13 ·
thank you for posting this video! I'm 23 years old and I have been living with food allergies since I was 8 years old. My parents have taught me how to live safely with food allergies since I had my first allergic reaction when I was younger. My mom (bless her heart) taught me how to use the Epipen after I got prescribed one since she carries one for a bee sting allergy. Since then, I ALWAYS read ingredients and food labels to make sure what I'm eating doesn't have anything I'm allergic to...
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Kathy P ·
Sounds like you have been taught well and have a great plan!
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Facing Adulthood With Food Allergy: the Impact on Teens and Young Adults and Their Parents

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Even if a child with a food allergy has had it all their life, each growth stage comes with its own concerns and challenges. In the “Spotlight: Transition to Adulthood,” we found that the period when a child moves into adulthood comes with a greater risk when food allergies are involved. It also causes a lot of anxiety for their parents.
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