The IgG allergy blood test tests the inflammatory reaction to 184 different foods. There are 3 types of immune responses to antigens: IgE, IgA and IgG. The IgE response is the allergic response that everyone knows about, you eat a peanut or shellfish and 10 minutes later your throat swells shut. Typically, if you have an IgE allergy you will be well aware of it. IgG responses are more subtle, may be completely unrecognized and often manifest as every day symptoms we attribute to environmental allergies, old age, or just our genetics. These allergies may be more accurately described as sensitivities. Common IgG allergies include but are not limited to gluten, dairy, eggs, corn, soy and nuts. The IgG allergy blood test tests against sensitivities to 96 different foods.
The purpose of the IgG allergy testing is to identify hidden food sensitivities which may be having a detrimental effect on your health. We believe elimination of foods that your body is sensitive to is the number one step toward regaining your health and eliminating a whole host of symptoms., including but not limited to environmental allergies, sinus congestion, coughing, sneezing, back pain, headaches, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, insomnia, joint pain, dry skin, eczema, inflammation.