How to deal with allergy to yeast
Yeast - a microorganism belonging to the family of fungi. Yeast is found in individual products that are used in human food, and usually do not affect the health of the human body. However, when the content of the yeast in the body exceeds the allowable limits, symptoms of allergy - the body reacts to the protein in yeast. As a result, the body produces histamines and neutralizing antibodies contained in the yeast protein.
Most often, the yeast used for fermentation in the preparation of individual products. Yeast is found in baked goods, wine, beer, cheese, vinegar, dried fruits and mushrooms. People prone to allergies to yeast, it is best to abstain from red meat and refined sugar, where the level of yeast is highest. Instead it is better to eat plain yogurt, fresh vegetables, garlic and citrus.
The main symptoms of allergies:
- Itchy nose
- Sore throat
- Nasal congestion
- The appearance of skin rash
- Digestive problems - constipation, bloating
- White patches on the tongue.
People who suffer from allergies to yeast, often initially associated nasal congestion and sneezing, with typical symptoms of asthma. Often, an allergy to yeast is accompanied by abdominal pain, diarrhea and abdominal distention. In addition, the disorder can be accompanied by certain problems with the skin, like eczema.
Before the fight with an allergy to yeast, to determine the exact cause of allergic reactions. If the cause of yeast were contained in the food, the symptoms of allergic reactions occur within a few minutes (in some cases - a few hours) after consumption of such products as food. If an allergic reaction caused by excessive levels of yeast in the body, the links between symptoms and allergy to yeast can be a difficult task, since allergy symptoms arise in other health problems.
Allergies - are very common and yet very unpleasant for human disease, depriving many pleasures in life. Determining the cause rather than treating the symptoms - the first step in treating allergies. If the causative agent of allergic reactions were the yeast contained in food, logical way to treat allergy to be waiver of such products. Determine susceptibility to allergies to yeast can be watching the reaction to foods containing yeast. If, after eating such foods fatigue and other symptoms of allergies, you should change the diet, abandoning the use of yeast.
Diet in some cases accompanied by taking antifungal drugs, allowing to cure allergy caused by the growth of harmful microorganisms. A weak immune system, hormonal changes, a constant intake of antibiotics or even stress can stimulate the appearance of micro-organisms. Due to lack of treatment of an allergy to yeast can cause serious bacterial infections of the blood, so at first unpleasant symptoms, consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.