Adult Food Allergies: Severe Reactions Up More Than 300 Percent In Last Decade | NBC Nightly News
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DANGEROUS. NBC’S KRISTEN DAHLGREN HAS OUR REPORT.>>HOW ARE YOU TODAY?>>I’M REAL GOOD, THANK YOU.>>Reporter: GOING OUT TO EAT ISN’T EASY ANYMORE FOR MARVY.>>I WOULD LIKE THE CHEF’S SALAD.>>Reporter: THREE YEARS AGO SHE HAD AN ALLERGIC REACTION SO SEVERE SHE SPENT TWO DAYS IN INTENSIVE CARE.>>I COULDN’T BREATHE, I COULDN’T SWALLOW.>>WE NEED TO DO A SKIN PRICK TEST.>>Reporter: DOCTORS GAVE HER AN ALLERGY TEST. THE RESULTS WERE SHOCKING. AT AGE 50 SHE SUDDENLY DEVELOPED AN ALLERGY TO ONE OF HER FAVORITE FOODS, SHELLFISH.>>IT IS MIND BOGGLING TO ME. I DON’T UNDERSTAND HOW IT HAPPENED.>>Reporter: CASES LIKE HERS ARE ON THE RISE. A NEW STUDY FINDING SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS TO FOOD HAVE SKYROCKETED MORE THAN 300% OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS. HALF OF ADULTS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES DEVELOP THEM AFTER AGE 18.>>IT’S VERY CONCERNING BECAUSE THERE AREN’T ANY WARNING SIGNS.>>Reporter: ADULTS OFTEN HAVE DIFFERENT SYMPTOMS THAN CHILDREN AND REACTIONS CAN BE MORE SEVERE.>>RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY AND AS WELL AS GI SYMPTOMS THAT KIDS DON’T GET SOMETIMES.>>Reporter: PEOPLE WITH SEASONAL ALLERGIES ARE MORE PRONE TO DEVELOPING FOOD ALERJS. IT COULD BE TOO MANY PROCESSED FOODS MAKING YOU SENSITIVE. STICK TO A VARIED DIET WITH A LOT OF FRESH FOODS. SHE NOW MAKES SURE TO KEEP AN EPIPEN AND IS EXTRA CAUTIOUS.>>I HAVE A VERY SEVERE ALLERGY TO SHELLFISH.>>Reporter: ONE WRONG BITE –>>I COULD SWELL UP AND I DON’T KNOW WHAT WOULD HAPPEN. I DON’T WANT TO TEST IT FOR SURE.>>Reporter: NOT JUST KIDS BUT GROWN-UPS FACED WITH A


3 thoughts on “Adult Food Allergies: Severe Reactions Up More Than 300 Percent In Last Decade | NBC Nightly News

  1. A result of the poison in the food ; obama is deep-state and followed and promoted their ideology of killing white americans

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