Ask Dr. Z Logo
Dr, Z Photo
Ask Dr. Z

The Secret of Allergies

Holistic on-line Allergy and Asthma Help!


Most people agree that hayfever, rashes, watery eyes, itching and sneezing are typically associated with allergies. But would you imagine that asthma, depression, pain, psoriasis, indigestion, alcoholism, obesity, high blood pressure, recurring infections, migraines, eczema, arthritis, chronic fatigue, sinus trouble, learning difficulties and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) can be caused by underlying allergies?

What is an Allergy?

An allergy is an exaggerated and abnormal response of the body to allergens such as foods, food colorings and additives, clothing, plants (poison oak, pollen, weeds, etc.), pets, vitamins, tap water, vaccines, insect bites, furniture, plastic, metals (amalgam- mercury fillings in your mouth, nickel in braces, wedding rings), piano keys, water, dust (mites), molds, medicines, chemicals (chlorine, fluoride, pesticides, etc.), cosmetics, viruses, bacteria, parasites, cold, heat, hormones, acrylic fingernails, saliva, sunlight, even your own adrenaline-the list is staggering. This abnormal response can take any imaginable form.

Types of Allergies:

We distinguish between two types of allergies:

The first is IgE mediated: after exposure to an allergen the body produces an excess of antibodies called immunoglobulins E (IgE). Histamine is released that produces the typical allergy symptoms. Reactions can vary from mild (runny nose, coughing, sneezing) to severe (anaphylactic shock, with drop in blood pressure, difficulty breathing, swollen throat, coma and sometimes death.) It is estimated that 30 - 35 million people in America suffer from these type of allergies.

The second group of allergies takes place without the activation of antibodies. They are called hypersensitivity reactions. Probably 100-120 million people in the United States suffer from these hypersensitivities without realizing it. NAET further identifies three subtypes of allergies:

  1. Structural-allergies caused by structural misalignments.
  2. Biochemical-allergies induced by biochemical imbalance.
  3. Emotional-allergies caused by emotional events, often in childhood.

The Trouble with Symptoms

Because symptoms can vary so dramatically, it is quite difficult to realize that depression, high blood pressure, irritability, addictions, learning difficulties, etc. may be due to an allergic reaction to (a) particular substance(s). Undiagnosed allergies can produce symptoms, illnesses, even chronic diseases like cancer, that affect every system and organ in your body. Chronic fatigue, migraines, hyperactivity, arthritis, asthma, anxiety, depression, backaches, addictions-all these and more can be allergy-based. Unless you understand the secret of allergies, you may spend years visiting medical specialist, never getting any true relief.

Causes of Allergies

  • Digestive Problems

    Food allergies may develop when food stuff is not digested properly. Instead of being digested the food ferments. Our clinical experience shows again and again that many food allergies simply vanish once the patient's digestion is normalized with the help of the appropriate nutritional supplements by Thorne Research. Go to Dr. Z's Self Evaluation for further on-line help.

  • Dysbiosis/Abnormal Bowel Flora/Candida

    Abnormal bowel flora/candida tends to irritate the intestinal lining. This can lead to increased permeability of the intestinal wall (Leaky Gut Syndrome). Not fully digested food particles can enter the blood stream and cause a variety of allergic reactions. Specific nutritional supplements by Thorne Research and/or Sanum are recommended to help restore normal bowel flora. Go to Dr. Z's Self Evaluation for further on-line help.

  • Hypoglycemia/Low Blood Sugar

    If the blood sugar level for some reason is depressed below normal, or if blood sugar levels drop too rapidly, the brain is unable to function appropriately. This can lead to a wide variety of symptoms associated with abnormal nervous system function, including many allergy type reactions. Go to Dr. Z's Self Evaluation for further on-line help.

  • Overexposure to foods and/or other items

    Eating the same or similar foods often can lead to food allergies. The main culprits in the US are wheat, dairy, corn, sugar, and increasingly soy. Read the labels of processed foods. Change of eating habits typically brings on drastic improvements. For stubborn allergies see Dr. Z for (NAET) Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Technique.

    Mercury in amalgam dental fillings, besides being highly toxic, often causes allergy type reactions. Nickel in dental crowns or other stainless steel implants, surgical plates and screws have shown to cause a variety of "allergic" reactions. NAET will help reduce or resolve symptoms.

  • Addictions and allergies

    A person who is addicted a substance such as cigarettes, alcohol or drugs ("recreational" and pharmaceutical) is nearly always highly allergic to this very substance. We recommend to always perform NAET treatments along with any other form of detox protocol.

How can YOU improve your health?

  • Start with the basics - DDHC
  • Your Diet, your Digestive function, Hypoglycemia/blood sugar, Candida, etc...
  • Complete Dr. Z's Self Evaluation - It is Free and Easy



About Thorne ||About Sanum/Pleomorphic || Privacy Policy || Secure Shopping || Shipping |Contact Us |Site Map | Dr. Z's Dynamic Newsletter

The statements in this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

© Copyright - Dr. Z - Peter Zeischegg , MS, DC, DACNB, 2013