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Gut Health- Why Food Allergy Testing Matters- Rethink My Health Podcast Episode 9



Welcome to episode 9 of Rethink my Health podcast where we discuss healthcare topics that matter the most. We get to the root cause and empower you, the listener, to take charge of your health. On today’s episode of Rethink my health, Dr. Gez Agolli and Dr. Cheryl Burdette will be talking about Gut Health – Why Food Allergy Testing Matters. When thinking about food allergies, most individuals think about the reasons they can’t send their kids to school with peanut butter, anaphylaxis. This is an immediate reaction that most people are familiar with. The reality is that most people have food allergies to foods that they eat every day. The reason we don’t recognize these is the reaction is delayed, sometimes by several days. Dr. Agolli and Dr. Burdette will be discussing these delayed food allergies called IGG-mediated food allergies. Simply put, these are allergic reactions to common foods that create an inflammatory response. The team will discuss these IGG reactions in detail. You will learn why these food allergies are important, what the symptoms of un-diagnosed food allergies are, and most importantly, how can you diagnose them. What is a food allergy and what is a food intolerance? What can you do to learn more about your unique food allergies? Listen to this episode of Rethink my Health to learn more.