Meat allergies are on the rise and people who have a B negative blood type are more prone to have a meat allergy then people with other blood types. When a person is allergic to something their body mistakes a normal harmless substance and feels threatened by it. Then the bodies immune system kicks in to attack the substance causing an allergic reaction. Recent studies show that allergies are on the rise and many more people are suffering from them.
Meat like beef, pork, lamb or other types of mammals can trigger a meat allergy to occur. Someone who is allergic to meat can have a reaction after they have eaten mammalian meat. These reactions could be hives, nausea, runny nose and sneezing or a stuffy nose, asthma or a headache can be from a meat allergy. If you are suffering from any of these symptoms after you have eaten meat you may want to have a doctor who specializes in allergies check to see if you are suffering from meat allergies. A person who is allergic to meat may have a reaction that is so sever it could cause death. A person with a severe reaction can go into shock and die. Even if you have a mild reaction to meat you need to use caution and change your diet.
Research shows that a person who is bitten by a Lone Star tick could become allergic to meat. A person who has B negative blood has a greater risk of becoming allergic to meat when they are bitten by the Lone Star tick. This tick lives in the southern and central United States.
A person who has been diagnosed with a meat allergy must not eat meat like pork, beef, lamb or even poultry. There are some medicines available to help relieve the symptoms of meat allergies like antihistamines. It depends on how the allergies are affecting the person who is allergic.
If you are having any of the above symptoms three or four hours after eating meat you may be allergic to meat. Meat allergies can be very serious and a person with meat allergies needs be careful of what they eat to avoid allergy attacks since an attack could be deadly.
An allergy to meat can be very severe and a person with the allergy can get very sick or even die. If you think you or someone you know may be allergic to meat you can read more at http://www.medpagetoday.com/AllergyImmunology/Allergy/43210.