Food Allergies

Food allergies are common today, but they can still be very dangerous.

New England Allergy specializes in food allergies, and offers a variety of tools to help you manage your food allergies on our website.

At New England Allergy, your role as the patient is to be a keen observer and accurate reporter of your food allergies. Our role is to take the information you’ve gathered and our testing and work out a step-by-step plan for diagnosing your allergies and helping you manage them.

Download the Guide To Surviving Food Allergies to the right. This guide will help you manage your allergies better on a day-to-day basis. Although this guide is helpful in managing food allergies, it does not replace a visit to your physician’s office.testing

Also Food Allergy Alert has listed the new food allergy Guidelines link from the National Institute of Health. Using the link provided you may download the entire publication for complete current information on food allergies.

Check back frequently for the latest Food Allergy Alerts, Food Allergy Guides, and more.

A Note About Sublingual Immunotherapy For Food Allergy

Food allergy treatments are subject to a great deal of research both here and in Europe and one of the treatments which is gaining some favor is sublingual immunotherapy as drops given under the tongue. This form of therapy however is not yet FDA approved. Other forms of food allergy challenges on the other hand are not safe. They should be performed as research exercises until the safety profile can be improved.

In addition, currently there is a promising study utilizing Chinese herbs at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City which will be reporting in July of 2013. This is provided for information only.