Real Scary Allergies


The case in the article below is just the opposite of my allergy which becomes itchy and painful whenever it gets wet by water or perspiration. But my fat-intolerance allergy is just seasonal or whenever there’s too much fat in me

dailymail.co-article-2652799-1E99AC7900000578-242_634x387Rare Allergy Makes Sunlight Painful to Mother, Son
‘A mother and her son both suffer from a devastating allergy to the sun which means any exposure to it causes them agonising pain.

‘Claire Turner, 50, and son Sam, 13, have a rare medical condition called erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP) – a condition which causes the skin becomes incredibly sensitive to natural light.

‘Any exposure to the sun causes them agonising pain and Sam’s allergy is so severe he has to remove some light bulbs in the family home because they cause his skin to feel as though it’s on fire.

‘As a result, they are forced to stay under cover in the daylight hours and wear long sleeves, gloves and even masks to avoid spending days in agony…’
dailymail

Scientists: Beware of Silver in Everyday Items
Nanoparticles are used to ward off bacteria—but at what risk?
‘People have used fine particles of silver and other metals since the 16th century for applications such as dyeing stained glass windows or keeping cow’s milk fresh. But it wasn’t until 1974 that a scientist in Tokyo first used the term “nanotechnology,” according to DiscoverNano.org.

‘In the last 10 years, scientists have taken on the challenge of creating a database on nanomaterials that provides a resource for consumers on the link between specific products and the scientific studies in which they are tested.

‘On Oct. 28, the Wilson Center, an independent research centre in Washington D.C., released the most comprehensive database of consumer products that self-identify as containing nanomaterials. This inventory currently includes 1,628 consumer products from around the world…’
cbc.ca

Mass Fish Deaths: Millions Have Been Found Dead All Over The World In The Past Month
‘In 2014, mass fish die-offs have pretty much become a daily event globally. Individually, each event could perhaps be dismissed as an anomaly, but as you will see below when they are all put together into one list it truly is rather stunning. So is there a reason why so many fish are dying? Is there something that connects these mass fish death events? Has something about our environment changed?

‘The following are just a few examples of the mass fish death reports that have been coming in day after day from all over the globe…

*In April, 500,000 carp were found “floating belly-up in Kentucky’s Cumberland River”…’
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First Ever Study Reveals Amounts of Food Dyes in Brand Name Foods
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South African White Bread Contaminated with Monsanto’s GM Soya
247wereport

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