Allergic To Apples

Are you Allergic to Apples and dont’ even know it?

Fruit allergies are a funny thing especially when the symptoms are only mild.  Most people simply ignore the symptoms or dont’ realize that it could be due to fruit.  Apples are surprisingly one of the biggest culprits of oral allergy syndrome, think about it and you may realize that you yourself are Allergic to Apples! So the next time you bite into this tasty fruit, watch out for the following symptoms:

  • Itchy Mouth
  • Itchy throat
  • Itchy tongue
  • Itchy Ears
  • Hives

If you experience these then you more than likely have an allergy to apples and quite possibly many other fruits-in other words you suffer from Oral Allergy Syndrome. So what do you do? Click here to read about how you can stop being allergic to apples and possibly find a solution to your oral allergy sydrome.

One quick solution is to microwave your apples for about 10 seconds; it is believe that microwaving can denature the proteins that trigger the allergy. Alternatively you can boil your apples as well as the heat does the same thing as the microwave.

Naturopathic medicine may also help to alleviate being allergic to apples. Personally my symptoms are not bad enough for me to warrant a visit to the doctor but for some people their reactions are so bad that it turns the pleasure of eating nature’s food into an unbearable experience.