Tag: anxiety

Food Allergy KidVid: “In Their Own Words — Kids Living with...

A great resource for your young child with food allergies as well as their family, friends, and classmates.
Feet on Scale

Study Finds Eczema Associated with Increased Risk of Eating Disorders

The strongest associations were for bulimia nervosa followed by binge-eating disorder.
Proximity Challenge

Exposure Therapy — an Effective Option for Kids (and Their Parents)...

As anyone with a food allergy will tell you, coping with the disease is challenging, especially since a mere trace of one's allergen can...
Boy Unable to Sleep

Study: Sleep Disturbances Common in Children with Eczema

“Clinicians should screen for these symptoms in school-aged children, particularly with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.”
Studying the Label

Survey Shows Over Half of American Households Impacted by Food Allergies...

69% of those living with food allergies indicated that allergy-free food options are too limiting.
Anxious Child

Therapy Helps Children with Food Allergies Manage Severe Anxiety

Cognitive behavioral therapy works for children with phobia of anaphylaxis.
Anxious Woman

Allergists Encourage Parents of Food Allergic Kids to Recognize Their Own...

"Children take cues from their parents, and their level of anxiety often reflects their parents’ level of anxiety..."
Stressed Mom

Study: Food Allergies Are Top Concern for Families As They Prepare...

New Study Spotlights the Social, Emotional and Financial Impact of Managing Food Allergies
Positive Mindset for OIT

NPR Provides Context to 'Positive Mindset in OIT' Study

The NPR article is a must-read for parents of kids undergoing OIT or those considering the treatment for their children.
Child Thinking

Positive Mindset About Side Effects of Peanut OIT Improves Outcomes

Framing side effects as positive signs of healing significantly reduced anxiety in young children.