Food allergies and food intolerances although very
different, usually, have the same symptoms.
Food allergies not only can make someone feel ill but
also can cause a life-threatening reaction called
anaphylaxis(a serious allergic reaction. It's a medical
emergency. It can be very serious if not treated
Lactose intolerance and coeliac disease can cause
someone to feel ill.
Food intolerance, also known as non-allergic food
hypersensitivity (non-IgE mediated food
hypersensitivity), refers to difficulty in digesting certain
foods. Food intolerance means a particular food might
irritate the digestive system or the body cannot
correctly understand the food you eat, or that symptom
of food intolerance can include nausea, gas, cramps,
abdominal pain, diarrhoea, irritability, nervousness, or
headaches. Many different foods can cause it.
We cannot treat this particular condition.
However, a strict lifetime gluten-free diet is the solution.
Nutritional deficiencies and other complications such
as unexplained infertility issues, osteoporosis and