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Dr Christabelle Yeoh UK – Autism & Allergy Seminar – Strategies for Coping

We are very lucky to have Dr Christabelle Yeoh, Breakspear Hospital UK talking to us on Sunday afternoon 31 July from 3-4.30 at the Ashley Ricketson Centre in Caulfield Hospital, Caulfield for Biomedical Autism Group. Dr Yeoh will be focusing on the issues which arise regarding autism spectrum disorder and the allergy connection. Dr Yeoh will outline the issues and provide treatment options available to assist parents and children. Dr Christabelle Yeoh qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in London. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians in London and is qualified in General Medicine. She has a Masters degree in Nutrition from King’s College London. Dr Yeoh is a member of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society, the British Society of Ecological Medicine and is a registered Defeat Autism Now! All welcome!!

Special infant formula may not prevent allergies

There was an interesting article which discussed the promotion of a particular infant formula that was promoted as being hypoallergenic. Following re-assessment of the infant formula those claims may not be as accurate as first thought. The article stated that infants with a family history of allergies to foods or environmental allergens who were fed the hypoallergenic whey product after they stopped breastfeeding were found to be just as likely to develop allergies later as children who were fed milk or soy formulas (online June 23rd in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) read more. If you are interested in a different approach to the testing and treatment of allergies and intolerances you might like to consider our approach.

Food allergy epidemic in Australia

Concerned that food intolerance was being over diagnosed, the Melbourne Murdoch Children’s Research Institute undertook targeted research to find out what the facts were. Much to their surprise, the study determined that Australia has the highest percentage of children with food allergies as compared with the world (10% in Australia as compared with 5% elsewhere). The increased in food allergies was likened to the asthma epidemic of the 1990’s where cases rose dramatically but no one knew the reason why. Experts now warn children are at risk as waiting lists for special care blow out Read more. If you want prompt and accurate testing and treatment for childhood food allergies and intolerances you might like to consider contacting YourHealth Brighton whose aim it is to quickly address your child’s healthcare needs Read more.

Winter Allergies … mould, dust and dust mite problems

With the onset of winter, cold weather and rain I imagine you thought most air borne allergens had disappeared for another year. Instead, you may find that your nose is still congested and itchy or your breathing is still a bit difficult or your eczema just won’t go away. If you don’t know the reason why, an interesting article about winter allergies suggests that the recent wet and cold weather coupled with the onset of winter has led to the natural increase in mould, household dust and dust mite populations. The article suggests some sensible options which may assist you dealing with this phenomena Read more.  If you don’t find the article helpful why not consider testing and treating for moulds, dust and dust mites instead!!!