What would you do if after 50 years of being told you have a “chemical imbalance” and depression, you found severe allergies were at the root of your problems – not mental illness?
RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB “SPOTLIGHT” Author Sherilyn Powers explores the connection between allergies and depression in her book, I’m Not Crazy… I’m Allergic.
Allergies, inflammation and depression
One of the main things I learned while researching my book, I’m Not Crazy… I’m Allergic, is that allergic reactions cause inflammation or swelling. It can be quite noticeable in the hands and feet/ankles, but elsewhere inflammation is harder to detect. But when you are experiencing a food or environmental reaction to allergies or sensitivities, where does that inflammation show up in your body?
Everywhere, and not just from the neck down.
This means there can be inflammation in the brain as well. Symptoms of severe swelling of the brain…
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