Food intolerances

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What is food intolerances?

A food intolerance is a reaction to a chemical that occurs naturally in the food or it may be a reaction to a chemical added to the food. People will tolerate different amounts of chemicals and larger amounts may cause stronger symptoms.

Common symptoms reported by people with food intolerances

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with food intolerances

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)

Data from patients with food intolerances, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with food intolerances

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with food intolerances, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has food intolerances on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 3
40s 2
50s 6
60s 5
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 13

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from food intolerances patients who have completed their condition history
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