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The body's immune response to a foreign substance (allergen) that is otherwise not harmful to you is called allergy. The most common allergens are pollen, drugs, food, and mold. Allergic conditions include hay fever, atopic dermatitis, food allergies, asthma, and anaphylaxis.

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I am gluten intolerant. Can I opt for a wheat-based diet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am looking to enhance the nutritional content of my diet. I am considering incorporating more wheat-based foods. Can you provide insights into the essential nutrients found in wheat and how they contribute to overall health? Additionally, are there wheat or wheat-based products particu...  Read Full »

Bhanushali Sonali Suresh Tara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Gluten allergy is termed gluten encephalopathy, where the consumption of gluten in any form leads to indigestion. It can cause bloating, vomiting, or diarrhea. I suggest you take care of the following: 1 Avo...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of mercury poisoning by eating skipjack tuna daily?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been eating two cans of skipjack tuna every day for the past seven days. I just now read that tuna contains more methylmercury. So, I stopped eating it immediately. How much mercury could have been built up in my body? Will this lead to mercury poisoning? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The industrial wastes are finally accumulated in the sea; hence, marine meats (fish) contain mercury. The mercury level in fish depends on the mercurial content in the ocean where the fish was living. Therefore the mercury level in the fish will vary from country to coun...  Read Full »

Can detoxifying my body help overcome itching?

Query: Hi doctor, Does consuming green tea help my body detox? After consuming foods containing maida, I experience intense itching. In order to improve my overall health, one of my friends suggested that I detoxify my body. How about green tea? What types of foods am I allowed to eat when detoxifying? An...  Read Full »

Sumiya Sulthana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Making healthy food selections and getting the necessary number of calories can be useful. You can choose to have a call consultation. I still require a lot of information in order to give a tailored food plan and condu...  Read Full »

Is weed good for health?

Query: Hi doctor, Is weed or hash good for health? My husband keeps it at home. He says it is good for health. How does it affect our health?  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to In general, people think that weed plants are useless. Sometime, such useless plants may be a danger to our health too. I will explain it below. The disadvantages of weeds are as follows: a) If the weed has a hairy structure, it can cause allergy to our skin (if we touch...  Read Full »

I consumed food containing toxin. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, While I was having fast food in a restaurant, I found some material not familiar to me in the food. Two days later, I visited the same restaurant and had the same food. But there was no similar material that I found two days ago. After that event, I have been thinking if that substan...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to give a scientific explanation of food/chemical toxicity. The ingredients used to prepare fast food may not always be the same. The cook may use different brands, different batch of the same manufacturer, or different item itself. The procedure of cookin...  Read Full »

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