Healthy Living: Oral Immunotherapy

They are some of the most common foods in our American diet: peanuts, tree nuts, milk and eggs.

But for a growing number of us, eating any of those can be life threatening. 

While the FDA is expected to approve a food allergy drug early next year, in Healthy Living we explain how scientists are also looking at one surprising way to help the body adjust.

Doctors stress that oral immunotherapy should not be started at home without a doctor’s supervision.

Kristina Lajcaj says Juliette did have an upset stomach after the initial treatments but has not shown any other side effects from the therapy.

She does continue to carry medication with her, in case her daughter has a sudden reaction.

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