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New theory

Brace yourselves, this is a long one. For the last – almost 2 years, wow – I’ve been randomly cutting out foods and listening hard to my body’s response. Most of the reactions have been seemingly random. Some have been obvious looking back but not obvious at the time. This has been such a random and confusing process. My dad is doing the same thing as me as he seems to have a similar problem. I’ve been asked “how does this make Read More

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Type III and IV Hypersensitivity Reactions – the cause of all your problems?

Type III hypersensitivity reactions are what I suffer from. The probable cause of alllll my problems. I’ll explain how it works. Type III hypersensitivity reactions are also known as immune complex-mediated hypersensitivity. I’ve explained antibodies and antigens in this blog post: A patient develops antibodies to a specific protein (for me, and for a ton of other people that just don’t realize it, that’s a whole slew of different foods, preservatives, dyes, etc.) When the antibodies circulate in your body, they Read More

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What do I mean by reaction? Explanation of an immune response/ reaction

Sorry, I was away for a bit. Had another reaction! The pregnancy made me a bit more sensitive, but fortunately that got me to clean up my diet a tiny bit more. I get a lot of questions asking me if certain symptoms are “normal” or people wondering if their certain set of symptoms could be food related. Generally my answer is yes, there’s a good chance that’s a reaction to food. I believe bodies are supposed to work smoothly, Read More