Eosinophilic esophagitis is a condition that impacts1 in every 2,000 Americans. Many sufferers also have allergies like hayfever and asthma. Eosinophilic esophagitis (sometimes shortened to simply EoE) is caused by an immunologic reaction which presents primarily in the esophagus (not a true allergic reaction). Treatment options can vary, and so far there’s typically no “cure” for this condition. That means that most patients achieve relief by successfully managing their symptoms.
In some cases, managing symptoms will mean identifying likely triggers and avoiding them–a process that can require a specialized diet. This can be challenging for patients, but there are some tips and tricks which can help.Read More