Category Archives for "Allergies"

The Relationship Between Gluten Intolerance and Thyroid Conditions

Gluten intolerance and thyroid conditions often go hand in hand, especially when it comes to autoimmune thyroid conditions (namely Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis). Understanding the relationship between gluten intolerance and the thyroid and adopting a gluten-free diet can reduce your symptoms and improve your thyroid health. What is Gluten Intolerance? The most severe form […]

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What Causes Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

Continual exposure to chemicals can result in the development of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), a disorder in which the body is no longer able to tolerate chemicals. With MCS, chemicals that are relatively harmless to most of the population create chronic medical conditions or illnesses in the sufferer because his or her body is no […]

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Are Allergies an Autoimmune Disease?

In recent years, doctors have been increasingly interested in the relationship between allergies and the immune system. Specifically in developed countries, it has been found that many individuals who suffer from allergies also suffer from an autoimmune disease, and vice versa. This has led to the question are allergies an autoimmune disease, or do the […]

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