A trouble but not least that lived on their skin from food allergies just a small mistake, a mistake and there goes half the same life, Educated as they can be patients the fearsome anaphylactic shock that frequently, relying on the severity of the forms can not be resolved even in emergency and specialized departments.
In Italy food allergy presently close to 600 000 aged under 18 years, One third of them children in school age, though at least 150 000 are children under 10 years of age.
The troubles are worse for those children, are at least 5,000, which face a allergic reaction risk their life, as witness the sad whereby at least 40 of these children die from an anaphylactic shock and because of communicate with milk or with hazelnuts, maintenance that are frequently taken accidentally as part of secondary elements of the plate and, therefore, added as aromatic.
A very serious trouble that not merely unabated but, in contrast, tends to increase; “Allergy food, particularly to milk, eggs and nuts ’cause most’ frequent anaphylactic shock and frequently marks the starting evolution to other diseases such as allergic rhinitis and asthma – tells Maria Anton Ella Muraro, head of the Center for the learn and treatment of allergies and food intolerances, operating in the Veneto Region at the hospital of the University ‘di Padova -. Greater efforts must be dedicated to the recognition of children at risk through a diagnosis with suitable allergy tests skin and blood. The exclusion of the food is yet the merely efficient treatment in preventing allergic reaction“.
On the other hand, it is complicated to delineate the areas of risk in the presence of Food industry become increasingly diverse in the formulation of its preparations where you might aniline allergic substances that can not tolerate. The result is that compared to a 20% increase in the number of allergy sufferers are also witnessing an increase in the number of admissions for the age collection ranging from 0 to 14 years increased by seven times in the last period, not to mention visits to specialist’s requests also increased by at least three times recently.
“The allergy most ‘frequent’ in the cow Not tolerate the over 100,000 children between zero and five years, forced to resort to costly particular types of milk, “explains Muraro”. In most European countries – according to Marcia Pedestal ‘, President of Food Allergy in Italy, which is part of an international network of 15 groups of patients with food allergies – allergic to these particular products are reimbursed, if the patient has a prescription, merely in Italy Lombardy, Frilly and Sardinia cover the costs of particular milk, and elsewhere shall be borne by the family. “Unfortunately as much as 40 percent of citizens do not know or is not ‘aware that there are food allergies.