“Waar ‘n pasiënt in die verlede dalk ‘n paar weke lank ‘n vinnige seisoenale hooikoors gehad het, kan dit nou maande aanhou,” beaam dr. Marinda McDonald van die Allergy Clinic in Randburg, Johannesburg.
Allergy Clinic founder dr. Marinda McDonald recently appeared on Carte Blanche to share her thoughts and expertise about gluten intolerance and the dangers of gluten exposure for patients with coeliac disease.
Athletes with asthma can continue to stay competitive despite their asthma – from a physical and regulatory point of view – provided they seek the appropriate treatment.
What are food allergies, and how do they manifest in our bodies? In this excerpt from Real Health on DSTv’s Home Channel, The Allergy Clinic’s founder, dr. Marinda McDonald talks about what’s behind food allergies and how they can be treated.
Parents need to monitor infants who suffer from cow’s milk allergy constantly. The management of this allergy in infants needs to be a long-term strategy given the risk of poor nutrition and reduced quality of life.
While allergies are most common in children, they can appear at any time and any age. Sometimes allergies disappear, only to return years later. Listen to the podcast of Relebogile Mabotja’s interview with dr McDonald to find out more about diagnosing and treating allergies.