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Rapid increase in child food allergies

The incidence of food allergies among children has increased dramatically worldwide and South Africa is no exception. DietDoc looks at possible reasons for this rapid increase.

Tips to prevent food allergies in children

Having a child with food allergies can be both traumatic and stressful. Moms-to-be can reduce the chances of their child developing a food allergy by following these guidelines.

Food allergy and atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is characterised by a chronic, relapsing skin inflammation. Here's how to manage children at high risk for food allergy and atopic dermatitis.

5 foods that reduce allergy symptoms

Parents of children with asthma and allergies are all too familiar with doctor’s offices, doses of steroids, antibiotics and allergy medications.

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Dr Morris is the Principal Allergist at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Allergy Clinics with postgraduate diplomas in Allergology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Family Medicine dealing with both adult and childhood allergies.

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