Food Sensitivity Testing – IgE, IgG

This test involves a simple blood collection done at any Life Labs location, followed by a collection to isolate delayed reactions to reactive foods.  As IgG food reactions can develop over a period of hours to days, determining specific food sensitivities can prove difficult via elimination or food journaling alone.

shutterstock_327930536The notion of eliminating IgG reactive foods from the diet is gaining increasing support as a host of clinical benefits are being seen.  From the alleviation of symptoms such as gas and bloating, to a decrease in the severity of certain skin ailments such as psoriasis and eczema and improvements in various gastrointestinal, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, this stand-alone test is surely a starting point in any patient assessment.