44 min

Ep 2: Dr. Q, Allergist and Co-Author of, "What? I Could be Allergic to That?‪!‬ Food Allergy Talk

    • Health & Fitness

In this episode of The Food Allergy Talk Podcast, Lisa Horne interviews Dr. Niha Qamar, also known as Dr. Q. 

Dr. Q grew up in Queens New York, and moved back to her home state after training at UC Davis in California. She grew up with allergic rhinitis, which led to her fascination with allergies early on in med school. She recently co-authored a book with a colleague, on unusual allergies one can have including gluten, water, kissing, and exercise induced allergy. It’s called, “What? I Could Be Allergic to That?! It’s a short, funny but educational book. You can find her book on Kindle, Amazon, and at Barnes and Noble. 

Listen to hear insight from her book regarding: the LEAP study; kissing & dating and tips to avoid a reaction; discussing hygiene hypothesis and c-sections; peanut oil and the difference between hot or cold pressed oil; why some with a peanut allergy are told to avoid peanut oil and may contains vs others who are not; hives and viruses including reactions from inoculations; and more! 

Purchase, What? I Could be Allergic to That?!: 
https://www.amazon.com/What-Could-Allergic-Ratika-Gupta/dp/1662905890
Facebook page: What? I could be allergic to that?
IG: whaticouldbeallergictothat
IG: drratikagu

In this episode of The Food Allergy Talk Podcast, Lisa Horne interviews Dr. Niha Qamar, also known as Dr. Q. 

Dr. Q grew up in Queens New York, and moved back to her home state after training at UC Davis in California. She grew up with allergic rhinitis, which led to her fascination with allergies early on in med school. She recently co-authored a book with a colleague, on unusual allergies one can have including gluten, water, kissing, and exercise induced allergy. It’s called, “What? I Could Be Allergic to That?! It’s a short, funny but educational book. You can find her book on Kindle, Amazon, and at Barnes and Noble. 

Listen to hear insight from her book regarding: the LEAP study; kissing & dating and tips to avoid a reaction; discussing hygiene hypothesis and c-sections; peanut oil and the difference between hot or cold pressed oil; why some with a peanut allergy are told to avoid peanut oil and may contains vs others who are not; hives and viruses including reactions from inoculations; and more! 

Purchase, What? I Could be Allergic to That?!: 
https://www.amazon.com/What-Could-Allergic-Ratika-Gupta/dp/1662905890
Facebook page: What? I could be allergic to that?
IG: whaticouldbeallergictothat
IG: drratikagu

44 min

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