September 4, 2009

OvereatingOvereating is something really dangerous, and having extra weight is not the only negative effect of this bad habit. The food we love eating in great amounts (even if it is quite healthy and natural) can cause many health problems and ailments. The main side effects of overeating include:

  • Allergy. Theoretically, any food we eat can cause allergy, so possible allergic reactions are the main side effect of eating any food in large quantities. The scientists named 8 main products which cause 90% of allergic reactions. Those are milk, eggs, nuts, fish, seafoods, soy and wheat products. Read the rest of this entry »

Allergy is a real problem of many modern people. Specialists understand it as an abnormal reaction of our immune system on certain environmental factors or substances, such as oranges, almonds, pomegranates or other foods, pollen, insect stings, pet dander, mold spores, certain medications, and so on. The most common symptoms and signs of allergy are skin rushes, itching, sneezing, coughing, redness of the eye, swelling, sinusitis, bloating and many more. Nowadays, there are various treatments for allergies. Those include immunotheraty (vaccination) and pharmacotherapy (using such medications as antihistamines, theophylline, hydrocortisone, etc.). Read the rest of this entry »