Hi! My name is Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino. I'm the co-founder of Food Allergy Zone. I have life-threatening food allergies called Anaphylaxis. I realized the other day that I'm a little caught up in just trying to avoid allergens myself, stay healthy and thriving. I've been in that mode a little bit as I noticed inflammation was creeping back into my life and I needed to control it better. I've been feeling better for a few months now. That's when another teenager died fro
This is dedicated to children with food allergies and their future. Currently their Food Allergy Zone is mostly the classroom and at home. As they get older the zone expands to college, workplaces, hotels, restaurants and bars for socializing and more. The Food Allergy Zone expands into adults with food allergies, as this younger generation grows up the needs will change.
One day, there will be Pilots with Anaphylaxis to peanuts and tree nuts. I wonder if the airplanes wi
It is a trend that is on an upward climb. Food allergies are on the rise, especially in younger people. It is estimated now that at least 1 in 13 children have food allergies. Most people think of an allergy as hives, but Anaphylaxis, is an often fatal reaction to these common foods: peanuts, tree nuts, milk, soy, wheat, eggs, fish and shellfish.
With allergic reactions, they often get progressively worse with exposure to the allergen, as appears to be the case with BJ Hom,
Food allergies are very difficult to deal with on a day-to-day basis. That's why I always say "Stay Alive and Thrive with Food Allergies". Both are very difficult to do at times. It is important to not only to stay alive and allergic reaction free, but also to lead a positive productive life and percolate peace.
I've nearly died and fought for my life in the ER many times as an adult with food allergies now for over 20 years. Through the course of my day-to-day life, I've
NIAID Expert Panel Members to Discuss New Guidelines, and What they Mean for You
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) will be hosting a webinar tomorrow to discuss the NIAID’s release of new clinical guidelines that will aid health care providers in early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants.Our presenters, who were on the NIAID’s expert panel, will discuss how and why the new guidelines were created,
Giovanni Cipriano, a 14-year-old student at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School and formerly at Lawrence Public Schools, died Friday as a result of a massive allergic reaction.
Three weeks ago, after accidentally eating something containing peanuts, according to a Facebook page dedicated to him, his heart stopped for 12 minutes, and a loss of oxygen caused brain damage, but doctors were able to resuscitate him. He spent weeks in a coma.
He was the son of Georgina Cornago, a
Look out world, here comes Alexis! Alexis is on the cover of Best Ever You's July 2013 Magazine featuring food allergies.
Every once in a while we come across amazing situations and amazing people. It is these times that I cherish because I know I will only learn and grow from them. This is one such story of a very inspiring little girl.
Alexis Fellows is, in my eyes, a perfectly wonderful role model. No, she isn’t a scholar, scientist or superstar athlete…not yet anyway