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  • Can you be allergic to seafood?

    There is probably nothing worse in the world than loving seafood and being allergic to it. There are millions of “pescetarians” in the world (from the Latin piscis, i.e. fish), and seafood allergies are by no means rare.

  • Can you be allergic to fish?

    It is estimated that 40% of all people develop some kind of a fish allergy or intolerance in their adult years. What makes fish allergies different from all other types of allergies is that they develop namely in the adult years of life – most other types develop in childhood.

  • Can you be allergic to beef?

    My wife and I were having hamburgers at McDonalds the other day (again) and we were wondering, “Can you be allergic to beef”? We know they don’t make burgers with...

  • Can you be allergic to pork?

    There’s probably nothing more depressing to a meat eater than a pork allergy. Especially since carnivores don’t even consider chicken to be meat. So are pork allergies actually a thing?...

  • Can you be allergic to alcohol?

    Q: I am worried about my boyfriend because every time he drinks alcohol, he gets so dizzy he can hardly stand up and his skin turns bright red and very...

  • Can you be allergic to sweat?

    Q: A few months ago, I joined a gym to get fit and to lose weight but I have noticed that every time I work out, I get a red...

  • Can you be allergic to electricity?

    Most of us couldn’t imagine our lives without electricity. We wouldn’t be able to cook anything, use electric and electronic technology, use phones, watch TV; we wouldn’t have hot water...

  • Can you be allergic to wine?

    Some people have spent the better half of their adult years with a glass of wine in hand. Being one of these people, it was news to me that some...

  • Can you be allergic to meat?

    Q: My 10 year old daughter has always been a good eater but recently she has started wheezing and complains of feeling nauseous every time she eats beef or pork....