Food Sensitivity Testing Clinical Labs
Food Sensitivity Testing
Food sensitivities can rule your life. They can cause anything from rashes, unexplained pain and fatigue to chronic eczema or depression. Many people spend money and time trying to figure out what is the root problem when all along it is something in the diet. That is why World's Famous Dermatologist does food sensitivity testing in Johns Creek, Stockbridge & Lawrenceville, Georgia. We want to give you back your life!
Food Sensitivity Testing
World's Famous Dermatologist
What Does Food Sensitivity Testing Involve?
Our comprehensive food sensitivity testing is done by a simple blood draw. We send the blood sample to the lab where they test it for allergy-related antibodies known as immunoglobulin G (IgG). The presence of these antibodies can indicate that the body is having an immune response to certain foods, spices, and anything else that your body is ingesting. The test results are usually ready in a week or two. The top 8 offenders for food sensitivity are:
- Crustacean Shellfish
- Tree Nuts
- Wheat (Gluten)
Many times ‘The Big 8’ (above) and other types of foods will create inflammation that builds within the body. This build up stays aggravated as you eat the same inflammatory foods over and over, therefore, keeping the body in a constant state of fighting off the aggravation. This could be why you are tired all the time. It can also be an indicator for unexplained pain such as fibromyalga, joint pain, rashes, skin irritations, headaches, digestive issues, and even depression.
Once the food sensitivity is identified, the obvious first step is to eliminate the food from your diet. That may be easier said than done depending on what your particular trigger food is. Many items we buy already have some of the top 8 irritants in them. Items such as soy and wheat (gluten) are common in packaged or processed foods. It may take some label studying to figure it all out but our professional staff will assist you with what to look for. Keep in mind that it may take two to four weeks to see a difference once the sensitivity is removed from the diet.
World’s Famous Dermatologist offers full-service food sensitivity testing in Johns Creek, Stockbridge & Lawrenceville, Georgia. We want to help you live a quality life without pain or irritation from food sensitivities. Call us today to get started: (678) 885-7110
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