An allergy is a response by the immune system, causing a physical response like airway tightening, hives, vomiting and swelling. Severe cases such as airway tightening are anaphylactic reactions that cannot be treated Naturopathically and require immediate medical intervention.
If you suffer from seasonal allergies you may experience itchy skin, watery eyes, sinus congestion, headaches, brain fog, fatigue and regular sneezing. Commonly, over the counter anti-histamines are used to suppress histamine, but all too often once the anti-histamine wears off, the symptoms come back ten times worse and more often.
Intolerances are less severe than allergies, however they can still compromise quality of life and are caused by an underlying dysfunction in the digestive system.
Intolerances can be caused from the ingestion of chemicals and artificial additives, inadequate digestive enzymes, and consuming foods that cause flatulence, abdominal pain, bloating, distension, cramping, nausea, diarrhoea and constipation. These symptoms can be a by-product of underlying disease such as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Naturopathically, we address the underlying causes of seasonal allergies and food sensitivities during a comprehensive consultation. From here you will be provided with:
Want to know more about naturopathy for intolerances? Call the clinic on (07) 3148 5162 and one of our expert naturopaths will be happy to speak with you. Alternatively, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our highly qualified naturopaths will personally respond.