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Food Intolerance Testing - Galway
What is Food Intolerance?
There is much confusion about the terms food intolerance and food allergy, and the differences between them. Many people speak about food allergy when their symptoms may actually indicate food intolerance.
As many as 45% of the Galway population suffer from food intolerance which may not be life threatening but can make all aspects of life very uncomfortable for sufferers. Food intolerance, also known as delayed onset food allergy, is due to an inability to fully process a particular food, usually making the sufferer feel unwell. Symptoms can be slow to develop and can take hours or days to appear.
When food is digested the proteins within the food are broken down into smaller fragments for easy absorption in the body. Sometimes larger fragments can pass through without breaking down, causing the body to react to them as invaders, attacking them using antibodies called Immunoglobulin G (IgG).
This may produce delayed and chronic symptoms. Food intolerance can be difficult to diagnose as offending foods can react hours or days after they have been eaten however it is rarely life-threatening. It can be managed by measuring IgG antibodies and eliminating reactive foods from the diet.
What Causes Food Intolerances?
People react differently to different foods. Food hypersensitivity can include:
Common Symptoms Caused by Food Intolerance
So if you suffer from any of these symptoms you could have a food intolerance and the only way to know for sure is to have your blood testing in a hospital standard laboratory. The Lorisian Food Intolerance tests use the ELISA (enzyme linked immuno-sorbent assay) method to detect circulating antibodies, which recognise and bind to purified food antigens. The ELISA method is used extensively in immunology and biochemistry. This technique has been shown to be highly reliable (95% - 97% reproducible) in detecting a variety of antibodies and antigens of clinical importance.
Food Intolerance Testing in the Media
Dr Hilary Jones, GP interviews Jennifer Quinn
YorkTest's Dr Gill Hart discusses Food Intolerance on Sunday AM Ireland
Understanding your Food Intolerance Testing Results
Your customers tests are analysed for food specific (IgG) reactions. Their colour coded results sheet shows them and you the foods they need to Avoid, Limit and Enjoy. It is important that you clearly understand what the results mean in order to clearly communicate them to your customer.
Click to view a sample Food Intolerance Test Result
Please note: A positive IgG antibody reaction to gluten in the test is not diagnostic of Coeliac Disease
Do You Suffer From Migraine?
Have you been suffering from Migraine? If you have there is a good possibilty that it is caused by a food intolerance. Read how a woman, that suffered from debilitating Migraine attacks for 25 years, transformed her life by identifying the foods that were causing her Migraine attacks.
How Food Intolerance Testing Can Help You
The Lorisian Food Intolerance Programme will help you to manage any food intolerance reactions identified through the food intolerance programmes. This will allow you to achieve a far better quality of life.
Case Study: Read how Food Intolerance Testing helped eczema sufferer Siobhain Doyle
There are three options available to you with the necessary dietary advice and, if required, nutritional support.
About Food Intolerance Tester Marian Trench
Marian Trench is a trained Plexus Bio Energy and Reiki Therapist. She also holds a Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology. She has been treating clients for many years in her Galway clinic. Marian recognises that a great many illnesses and conditions can be traced to some food intolerances. The blood tests, taken in her clinics, are sent to one of the top European laboratories for detailed analysis.
If you feel that you may be intolerant to some foods contact Marian today to book your test today.
Bio Energy Healing & Reiki Treatments Also Available
Marion also provides Bio Energy healing therapy which is another tried and proven means of treating a wide range of conditions and ailments. To find out more please see Bio Energy Galway and Reiki Galway.
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