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Do you have a corn allergy? My son and I both are allergic to corn. I hope my personal corn allergy website will help you or your loved one lead a more comfortable and healthy life. This information also applies to those with an intolerance to corn who might have all the same symptoms, but not get a positive result on an allergy test. I also hope that this site will awaken a debate in the medical community and among our politicians. I sincerely believe that I am among thousands of people who are allergic to corn or are suffering with an intolerance, many don't even know it.

Update: I have developed an intolerance to wheat now.  I can eat it, but I get bloated, brain fog, and my body swells / I get really stiff.  If you have symptoms beyond corn, I highly recommend an elimination diet.  I am avoiding corn, yeast and wheat now.

Corn is in nearly every processed food in America. We are just two of the many thousands of people suffering from corn allergies.  I get emails all the time from people all over the world! If you are allergic to corn and you want your health to improve, you will need to avoid corn in all of its forms.

Below are the top 5 corn derivatives that cause the worst reaction for me but there are many other corn derivatives you should watch out for. I try to avoid every single one of them.

Writing About My Corn Allergies

Hidden Corn / Corn Derivatives Top 5 Offenders for Us

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • Citric Acid
  • Dextrose
  • Iodized Salt
  • Monosodium glutamate

Are you tired of feeling tired? Do you feel terrible after you eat? Do you have difficultly with overeating? Do you have shiners, breathing problems, or even eczema?  You might be suffering from a corn allergy or intolerance. Do you get headaches or migraines? It could be corn allergies or an allergy to another food.

Corn Allergy Symptoms Include:
(A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who has emailed me to contribute to this list, as many people have a different set of symptoms. Keep them coming!)

  • Obesity
  • Underweight
  • Hives
  • Brain Fog
  • Shiners ( dark circles under the eyes )
  • Eczema
  • Bad Breath
  • Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Cold Sweats
  • Runny Nose
  • Stuffy Nose
  • Tiredness / Exhaustion - sometimes extreme
  • Feel tired after you eat
  • Ache all over
  • Swollen Ankles
  • General swelling
  • Headaches / migraines
  • Sinus Problems
  • Abdominal problems (similar to IBS)
  • Stomach aches
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Gas / Bloating
  • Increase in OCD symptoms (ticks, nail biting, etc)
  • Moodiness
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diarrhea
  • Sudden blood sugar fluctuations

Helpful Video

Robert H. Lustig, MD talks about fructose and its effects on the body. It's a long video, but well worth your time. He is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, in the Division of Endocrinology Director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program at UCSF.

More Information About Corn: Proceeds from sales go to spreading the word about corn allergies.

Try going completely corn free for just 3 days, and if you are allergic to corn, you will notice a huge difference. But you must go completely corn free to feel the difference.  Check out my list of corn derivatives to check your cupboards and also check my Corn Free Recipes page for great corn free recipes for those with struggling with corn allergies.

Please remember, I am not a doctor, I am only sharing my story. Please see your doctor for medical advice. | Copyright © 2012 Corn Allergy Symptoms