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How to tell whether you are Allergic to Wheat

Allergy By Himanshu Sharma , Onlymyhealth editorial team / Dec 24, 2012
How to tell whether you are Allergic to Wheat

Food allergies also referred to as food intolerances, affect every one of us at some point. Wheat allergy mainly implies a negative reaction by the body when wheat acts as an allergen for the system.

Quick Bites
  • Food allergy is unpleasant reaction to a certain food.
  • Wheat allergy can lead to an irritation in the throat and mouth.
  • One might suffer from a running nose.
  • The eyes might start watering and even feel itchy.

Food allergies also referred to as food intolerances, affect every one of us at some point. These are characterised by unpleasant reaction to a certain food. Wheat allergy mainly implies a negative reaction by the body when wheat acts as an allergen for the system.

 

wheat allergy symptoms

 

The non-accepting signs of the body might include one of more of the following:

  • When a wheat product such as wheat bread is eaten, an itch comes up in the upper part of the mouth, also leading to an irritation in the throat and the mouth.
  • One might suffer from a running nose.
  • The eyes might start watering and even feel itchy.
  • It the food reacts in a severe way, it might lead to the body throwing out the toxins by way of vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • The person might start sneezing. There are chances that the throat, as also the tongue and the lips might swell up.
  • Itching on the skin, psoriasis, red rashes are more symptoms that occur when wheat turns into an allergen for the body.
  • The patient might find breathing problematic. This may extend to a case of palpitations and asthma.

 

 

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Written by
Himanshu Sharma
Source: Onlymyhealth editorial teamDec 24, 2012

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