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Why all the peanut allergies?

So, more and more you find peanut allergies in the news and the latest study finds a huge connection between peanuts and childhood asthma. In fact, scientists have recently declared that peanut sensitivity reactions mimic asthma attacks including shortness of … Continue reading

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Swallowing a lump in your throat

Do you ever get a lump in your throat trying to swallow while eating? This could be a condition called eosinophillic esophagitis (a fancy shmanshy word for “food allergy”). Eosinophillic esophagitis is an inflammatory disorder of the esophagus that is … Continue reading

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The snoring blues

Some 12 million Americans have sleep apnea and about 80 million people snore. Snoring is caused by the vibration of the soft palate and uvula when the airway becomes obstructed during sleep. Things that cause the airways to constrict are … Continue reading

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