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According to “Cleveland Clinic Health Information Centre” website, the symptoms for soy allergy may include any or several of the following:
4. Tingling or swelling of the lips, tongue or throat
5. Chest tightness, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
7. Abdominal pain
8. Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
11. Anaphylaxis: sudden, severe, potentially fatal, systemic allergic reaction that can involve several areas of the body
(Source: http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/health-info/docs/3300/3322.asp?index=11320, last accessed 28 May 2007)
Some related titles in the NLB libraries which might be of interest and which their availability can be checked at http://vistaweb.nlb.gov.sg:
1. Hidden food allergies : the essential guide to uncovering hidden food allergies- and achieving permanent relief / James Braly & Patrick Holford.
Call No.: English 616.975 BRA -[HEA]
2. How to live with a nut allergy : everything you need to know if you are allergic to peanuts or tree nuts / Chad Oh and Carol Kennedy.
Call No.: English 616.975 OH -[HEA]
3. Life without nuts / Caroline Jackson.
Call No.: English 616.975 JAC -[HEA]
Relevant information can be found at this internet resource as well:
1. MedlinePlus: Food Allergy: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/foodallergy.html, last accessed 28 May 2007
Answered by Ms Lim Li Sa, Librarian (Adult and Young People’s Services)
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