Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down the lactose (milk sugar) in dairy products, due to a deficiency of the enzyme, lactase.  Symptoms include fatigue and gastrointestinal difficulties (e.g., malabsorption, flatulence, abdominal distension, watery stools).  On a world-wide basis, most … Continue reading

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension is a condition in which a person has higher blood pressure (BP) than is deemed normal.  Most cases of high blood pressure are caused by hidden food allergies.  There is a quick but extreme way to find out for sure.  For … Continue reading

Hyperactivity

Hyperactivity is a syndrome that is characterized by restlessness, increased muscular movement and activity, impulsive behaviour, short attention span and inability to concentrate.  Another name for this syndrome is attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  This condition may begin in early childhood but … Continue reading

Headaches, Migraine

A migraine headache is one that affects one half of the head and may be accompanied by disordered vision and gastrointestinal disturbances.  There may also be sharp stabbing pains in the temple region.  Migraines are usually the result of hidden food … Continue reading

Edema

Edema is a condition in which bodily tissues retain an excess amount of fluid.  It can result from insufficient dietary protein, hidden food sensitivities, electrolyte imbalances, and/or capillary fragility.  Edema can also be a symptom of lymphatic obstruction, kidney disturbances, or … Continue reading

Eczema

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is an intensely itchy, inflammatory skin disease characterized by scales, crusts, scabs, redness, blisters or pustules, alone or in combination.  It is commonly found on the face, wrists, and insides of the elbows and knees.  Most common cause … Continue reading