Allergy & Asthma Center Islamabad

Skin Care By Shahid Abbas

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Problem We Treat

Problem We Treat

Below is the list the list of the problems treated in the EPD Study that can be a result of allergy of all types.  Most of my patients have classical and non-classical inhalant, food and chemical allergy.  The primary method of treatment I use for many problems you see listed listed is LDA immunotherapy.  The list below is a fairly complete compilation of conditions that have been shown to respond to both EPD and LDA immunotherapy, thought the list is growing. If you don’t see your problem listed here, please call us.

1.      Rhinitis, perennial (runny nose, nasal congestion, etc., year `round)

35.  Chronic fatigue, not of sudden post-viral onset but of gradual onset

2.      Rhinitis, seasonal, allergic (above but seasonal, hay fever, etc.)

36.  “Candida” or fungal-related illness whose symptoms respond clinically to antifungals

3.      Nasal polyps

37.  Hyperventilation complex (medical diagnosis, U.K.)

4.      Allergic conjunctivitis (itchy/watery eyes)

38. “Environmental Illness (EI)”

5.      Asthma, year `round

39.  Plugged ears, moderately severe

6.      Repeated chest infections

40.  Pruritis

7.      Chronic sinusitis, documented by X-ray

41.  Depression

8.      Chronic face ache/sinus pain, not proven by X-ray or negative X-rays

42.  Insomnia, moderately severe

9.      Secretory otitis media (“glue ear”)

43.  Vulvadynia

10.  Repeated ear infections

44.  Anosmia

11.  Immediate food allergy (foods cause  itching, swelling, collapse, shock)

45.  Emotional/Behavior problems (not #21)

12.  Food (or food chemical) allergy or intolerance/adverse response (not  #11 above)

46.  Interstitial cystitis (IC), documented

13.  Chemical sensitivity (severe symptoms, when exposed by breathing)

47.  Post nasal drip, chronic, severe

14.  Migraine/severe headaches

48.  Chronic cough

15.  Headaches, other

49.  Asthma, seasonal only

16.  Eczema, “dermatitis”

50.  Ankylosing spondylitis, documented

17.  Contact dermatitis (from skin contact with a substance)

51.  Dermatographia

18.  Urticaria (hives)

52.  Autism

19.  Swelling of the lips, face or tongue  (angioedema)

53.  Hypertension

20.  Mental confusion (brain “fag,” “fog,” confusion, etc.)

54.  Diabetes

21.  Hyperactivity, ADD, ADHD, PDD

55.  Sjogren’s Syndrome

22.  Epilepsy (any type)

56.  Meniere’s Disease

23.  Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

57.  Psoriasis

24.  Osteo-arthritis or joint pains: non-specific

58.  Anaphylaxis due to ingested food or food substance

25.  Muscle pains, severe

59.  Anaphylaxis, cause unknown (idiopathic)

26.  Ulcerative colitis

60.  Tourette’s

27.  Crohn’s disease

61.  Multiple sclerosis **

28.  “Irritable bowel”, “spastic colon” or chronic diarrhea

62.  Rhinitis due to cats only

29.  Constipation (less than 1 bowel movement on most days)

63. Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS)

30.  Gut “fermentation” (bloating after most meals, especially sugar)

64.  Conjunctivitis, chronic, diagnosed as “non-allergic”

31.  Chronic anal irritation/itch (not caused by hemorrhoids)

65.  Raynaud’s

32.  Chronic vaginal symptoms

66.  Reactive arthritis (autoimmune, non-RA)

33.  Urinary tract symptoms (not due to infection)

67.  Pharyngitis

34.  CFIDS, CFS or ME (U.K.) (history of  definite sudden viral onset, healthy prior)

68.  Laryngitis

69. All autoimmune diseases, especially     those associated with one or more HLA     receptors 

** Only if the patient has significant food or inhalant allergy/sensitivity

Some other primary modalities I use, and problems I treat, are listed below:

Oral and IV nutritional treatment.  These include patients with chronic fatigue, bacterial and viral problems, acute and chronic asthma and nutritional deficiencies.

Toxic Mold Exposure: Forouz treats many patients with symptoms because they were exposed to toxic molds in their homes, at work or at school, and she may give legal testimony regarding mold issues. The courts in New Mexico are very difficult when it comes to mold exposure, and we’ve personally had a very important case thrown out of court here for no other reason except the judge felt one of the patients persuaded the others that mold was a problem. If you live here, beware!

Dietary treatment: We offer a temporary diet to many new patients who have sensitivities to foods (known problems and the ones they don’t recognize), and these problems are causing them to be continually ill.

Autoimmune diseases: including systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, autoimmune degenerative arthritis, ulcerative colitis and many, many others.  We employ active immunization for these problems, based on the principals of molecular mimicry, and now are using autologous LDA vaccines, the newwest development in LDA treatment.

Natural Hormone Treatment: We use natural (Armour) thyroid and other thyroid compounds, natural hydrocortisone (Cortef), natural estrogen, progesterone and testosterone for the treatment of the symptoms of menopause, fatigue and most health problems related to hormonal deficiency. Forouz is extremely thorough in her investigation of these issues, and will find the treatment you need if your situation is complex.

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