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Life Extension® offers three primary ways to identify an individual’s abnormal immune response to different allergens.

  • Inhalant Allergies - mediated by IgE – Examples are allergies to pollen, grasses, and molds.
  • Fast reacting food allergies - mediated by IgE (True food allergies) – Examples are peanuts, shellfish, wheat, dairy.
  • Slow reacting food allergies - mediated by IgG (Food sensitivities) – These are different than fast reacting true food allergies. Symptoms related to slow reacting can be hours to days later. Examples are dairy, wheat, eggs, soy, nuts, fruits, meat.

IgE is a type of antibody that causes the body to react against foreign substances (allergens) such as pollen, mold, animal dander or nuts. We are all familiar with these “rapid-acting”, IgE mediated food allergies such as your throat swelling shut after eating peanuts or instant hives after eating shrimp. On the other hand, doctors too often overlook the impact that slow reacting IgG mediated food allergies have on overall health. These IgG mediated responses are known as food sensitivities and may be a major reason why you don’t feel well. Symptoms such as fatigue, joint and muscle pain, upset stomach, and irregularity can often result from the foods you are eating. Many times these “sensitivities” can cause symptoms hours to days after the food is eaten.

Life Extension’s Food Safe Allergy test measures antibodies called IgG (subclass4). This type of antibody reacts with certain foods and may cause such delayed symptoms as chronic headaches, skin changes, heartburn, and indigestion. The food sensitivity results you will receive provide important information about your immune system and whether it is in conflict with various components of your diet.

And who hasn’t heard about allergies to wheat or gluten! In addition to the IgE allergy test available for wheat, Life Extension also offers a screening panel that can help you and your doctor evaluate your risk for Celiac Disease. While Celiac Disease is caused by a reaction to wheat proteins, it is not the same thing as a wheat allergy. It is actually an autoimmune disorder.

Take advantage of Life Extension’s food sensitivity and allergy testing by ordering today!

Ideally you should test all three – inhalant allergies, as well as fast and slow reacting food allergies. Remember that since IgE (fast) food reactions are often different than IgG (slow) food reactions your body may react to wheat on the slow reacting food test (IgG). That does not mean it will also show up on the fast (IgE) reacting food test. People often get confused by this … but it is important to remember the tests are looking at how different aspects of the immune system react to foods. It is often very helpful to assess all the different ways your body may be reacting to inhalants and foods.

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16 . Allergen Profile, Food - Shellfish Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC062695
Allergen Profile, Food - Shellfish Item Catalog Number: LC062695 This panel measures fast reacting IgE. The following allergens are included in the panel: Clam Crab Lobster Oyster Shrimp Scallop Fasting is not required. Take all medications as prescribed....  more details

Allergen Profile, Food - Shellfish

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17 . Allergen Profile, Food - Vegetable I Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC601831
Allergen Profile, Food - Vegetable I Item Catalog Number: LC601831 This panel measures fast reacting IgE. The following allergens are included in the panel: Broccoli Cabbage Cauliflower Celery Cucumber Lettuce Spinach Fasting is not required. Take all medications as prescribed....  more details

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18 . Allergen Profile, Food - Vegetable II Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC601823
Allergen Profile, Food – Vegetable II Item Catalog Number: LC601823 This panel measures fast reacting IgE. The following allergens are included in the panel: Carrot Green Bean Green Pea Kidney Bean (Red Bean) Onions Potato, White Soybean Summer Squash Tomato Fasting...  more details

Allergen Profile, Food - Vegetable II

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19 . Allergen Profile, Mini-panel Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC649749
Allergen Profile, Mini-panel Item Catalog Number: LC649749 This is an inhalant panel measuring IgE. The following allergens are included in the panel: Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (dust mite) Dermatophagoides farinae (dust mite) Cat Hair, Standardized Dog Epithelia Bermuda Grass Bluegrass, Kentucky Alternaria tenuis...  more details

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20 . Allergen Profile, Mold Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC062448
Allergen Profile, Mold Item Catalog Number: LC062448 This is an inhalant panel measuring IgE. The following allergens are included in the panel: Alternaria tenuis Aspergillus fumigatus Aureobasidium pullulans Candida albicans Cladosporium herbarum Epicoccum purpurascens Fusarium moniliforme Helminthosporium spp. Hormodendrum hordei Mucor...  more details

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21 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 1 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676510
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 1 Item Catalog Number: LC676510 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT This panel contains the following allergens: Dust Mites/Animals Dermatophagoides farinae Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus Cat Hair, Standardized Dog Epithelia...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 1

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22 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 10 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676601
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 10 Item Catalog Number: LC676601 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: IL, IA, MO, Southwestern MN Grasses Bluegrass, Kentucky Bermuda grass Johnson grass Trees Elm, American Oak, White Cedar, Red Maple, Red Mulberry, Red Hickory,...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 10

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23 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 11 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676619
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 11 Item Catalog Number: LC676619 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: CO, KS, NE, ND SD Grasses Bluegrass, Kentucky Bermuda grass Johnson grass Trees Elm, American Oak, White Maple/Box Elder Walnut Mulberry, Red Sycamore Ash,...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 11

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24 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 12 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676627
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 12 Item Catalog Number: LC676627 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: Eastern MT, Western CO, WY Grasses Bluegrass, Kentucky Bermuda grass Johnson grass Trees Elm, American Oak, White Maple/Box Elder Walnut Mulberry, Red Sycamore Ash,...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 12

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25 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 13 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676635
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 13 Item Catalog Number: LC676635 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: Central OR, Eastern WA, Northeastern CA, Northeastern ID, Western MT Grasses Bluegrass, Kentucky Bermuda grass Johnson grass Trees Elm, American Cedar, Mountain Oak, White...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 13

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26 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 14 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676643
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 14 Item Catalog Number: LC676643 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: Coastal OR, WA, Northern CA Grasses Bluegrass, Kentucky Bermuda grass Johnson grass Trees Redwood Elm, American Birch, White Walnut Oak, White Maple/Box Elder Weeds...  more details

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27 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 15 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676650
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 15 Item Catalog Number: LC676650 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: Eastern OR, NV, Southeastern WA, Southern ID, UT Grasses Bluegrass, Kentucky Bermuda grass Johnson grass Trees Elm, American Oak, White Cedar, Mountain Birch, White...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 15

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28 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 16 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676668
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 16 Item Catalog Number: LC676668 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: AZ, Southeastern CA, Southwestern TX, Western NM Grasses Bluegrass, Kentucky Bahia Grass Bermuda grass Johnson grass Trees Elm, American Oak, White Cedar, Mountain Eucalyptus...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 16

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29 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 17 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676676
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 17 Item Catalog Number: LC676676 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: Alaska Grasses Timothy Trees Hazelnut Birch, White Redwood Walnut Elm, American Oak, White Weeds Sheep Sorrel Thistle, Russian Sagebrush Plantain, English Ragweed, Short Molds...  more details

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30 . Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 18 Blood Test bullet Item Catalog Number LC676684
Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 18 Item Catalog Number: LC676684 This is an IgE inhalant panel. States: Hawaii Grasses Kentucky Blue Bermuda grass Bahia Trees Mimosa/Acacia Queen Palm Eucalyptus Mulberry, White Cedar, Mountain Olive Weeds Cocklebur Saltbush Plantain, English Pigweed, Rough...  more details

Allergen Profile, Regional Allergen Zone 18

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