Soy Allergy Symptoms. Food Intolerance Symptoms & Signs To Look For.
Common allergies and symptoms is your body's hyperactive state when it come into contact with something its allergic to.
Personally, I eat soy about once every other month. My wife is allergic to soy so she needs to stay away from it. But for most people, a soy allergy is not serious.
To the best of my knowledge a soybean allergic reaction is rarely life-threatening. For those that are allergic to soy, the signs and symptoms usually develop within a few minutes to hours after eating a food containing a soy allergen.
Only about 0.5% of people have an actual allergy to soy and/or soy protein concentrate. These symptoms can manifest themselves within a few minutes (most of the time) to a few hours after eating soy or foods that contain soy.
Soy allergy symptoms can include:
In severe cases the victim can get Anaphylaxis shock which is very dangerous. It's a life-threatening emergency that requires immediate medical attention.
Many times those that are suseptable to Anaphylaxis shock will carry epinephrine, sometimes called an EpiPen. This gives the person a shot of adrenaline and offers enough time to get him to the emergency room. Anaphylaxis symptoms can include:
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What Is Soy Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance?
Intolerance is a bit more difficult to nail down because symptoms may not be immediate. It may take several hours before you have any kind of reaction which makes it harder to pinpoint the real issue. Some soy allergy or intolerance symptoms may be attributed to other foods. These symptoms can include:
List Of Allergy Foods That Contain Soy Varying Degrees:
Foods That May Contain Soy:
If you think your have a soy allergy or an intolerance it's best to talk to your doctor or allergist. These kinds of food allergy symptoms can be potentially life threatening due to Anaphylactic shock. It's best to get professional help.
The doctor or allergist can perform a series of tests to determine the root cause of the soy allergy and treat it accordingly.
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