hypersensitivity reaction

(redirected from Food sensitivity)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
hives, nettle rash, urticaria, urtication - an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
allergic reaction, allergy - hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
anaphylaxis - hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance
hypersensitivity - pathological sensitivity
allergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
References in periodicals archive ?
It can be brought on by stress, a bout of gastroenteritis, a food sensitivity or even a course of antibiotics.
Combining the Alcat Food Sensitivity Test with Telomere Length testing is a perfect marriage.
The group with NCWS and IBS were compared to controls with IBS not due to food sensitivity (i.
I was unable to find any research that links food sensitivity specifically to weight gain.
Clean, Allergen-Free Alternative Proteins: One in four people have a food sensitivity so organic brands are delivering new alternatives.
Mike, the country doctor with a city education," he specializes in presenting complex health topics - be it diabetes, migraines, or food sensitivity - in a clear, conversational manner.
You could do an elimination diet, or food sensitivity testing.
CSS), located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, is a life sciences company and the worldwide market leader in food sensitivity testing as the manufacturer of the ALCAT Test.
Research suggests between 5 and 10% of all people may suffer from some form of food sensitivity.
Cell Science Systems (CSS), located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, is a life sciences company and the worldwide market leader in food sensitivity testing as the manufacturer of the ALCAT Test.
The research, by Imperial College London, found people from US, Germany, Italy and Norway suffered more from food sensitivity reactions.
If these are your symptoms go have a food sensitivity test.

Full browser ?