6 Foods to Avoid to Combat Allergies, Stress, and Fatigue

Interview: Dr. Donna Perillo.

Dr. Donna Perillo, DC, CNS, NMD; creator of “Arthriticise for Low Back and Neck Pain,” “Decrease Stress and Anxiety in 21 Days,” and the “Habits of Healing” podcast. Dr. Perillo practices at the Chiropractic Healing Center of New Jersey.


Dr. Perillo’s talking points on Foods to Avoid to
Combat Allergies, Decrease Adrenal Stress, and Fatigue

Certain foods increase production of adrenal hormones, leading to increased stress and inflammation. A constant increase in production of these hormones can lead to adrenal fatigue. In this day and age, more and more people suffer with adrenal fatigue because our lifestyle is so stressful. However, what most people don’t realize is that chronic stress takes a toll on their health and well-being.

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Beating Seasonal Allergies

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Here are some talking points on the subject of allergies—how to eliminate sources of allergens in our households and foods, and how to best treat using a more holistic approach:

Allergic Reactions

When exposed to an allergen, the body triggers the immune system to go into action. The immune system cells, known as “mast cells,” release a substance called histamine that attaches to receptors in blood vessels causing them to enlarge. Histamine also binds to other receptors causing redness, swelling, itching and changes in secretion.

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