Meet the 5yr-old Who is Allergic to All Types of Food

by VR Sreeraman on  July 30, 2009 at 2:48 PM Lifestyle News
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Meet the 5yr-old Who is Allergic to All Types of Food
Oz kid Kaleb Bussenschutt has became one of the most difficult mysteries doctors have ever had to solve. The 5-year-old boy is suffering from an allergy to all types of food.

Kaleb, who cannot eat anything, is able to consume only water and a certain brand of lemonade, and he needs to be fed for 20 hours a day through a machine that pumps nutrients directly into his stomach.

His mother Melissa Bussenschutt said doctors have "no idea" exactly what is wrong with him except that food makes him violently ill and fills his stomach with ulcers.

"Little did we know he was in so much pain," quoted her as saying.

"He's got severe malabsorption, so he doesn't absorb food. They're doing tests to find out why it is that he can't eat food. It can be really hard.

"If we go out to dinner, to a restaurant, he gets a cup of ice and he'll say 'What are you eating? What does it taste like?' or 'It's not fair'," she said.

His allergy is so severe that he cannot even share pencils with friends in case he accidentally ingests a bit of food left there.

About one in 20 children have some sort of food allergy, but most allergies are mild and many disappear in time, and allergy expert Professor Peter Sly said cases like Kaleb's were "very rare".

Professor Sly is the head of Clinical Sciences at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

"I've heard of severe absorptive problems that do these sorts of things . . . it's often unclear whether it's a true allergy or an intolerance," Professor Sly said.

"The bowel is just so irritable it just can't tolerate normal foods," he added.

The Bussenschutts are trying to raise money for more research, and have organised a bike ride from Melbourne to Adelaide next year.

Source: ANI

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It is most unfortunate to note the plight of the five year old oz kid
Kaleb Bussenschutt. Her liver should have been affected more, vis-a vis her endocrine glands. However, she can safely try acupressure techniques with amzing success + aloe vera juice.

With ur thumb, press ur/his/her palms and soles, wrists and ankles on both sides. Suppose pain is felt while pressing a particular point in the palm/sole, u have to press the surrounding area—just like u r pumping out air from that painful point. The blocked energy in any internal organ, be it lungs, heart, stomach, kidneys, pancreas, liver, etc., shall be released along with toxins if any. As a last point u must press middle part of each palm/sole; so that toxins, if any, shall be excreted/purged through urine without affecting the kidneys.
It should be done in an empty stomach or after 2 hours after meals. With this, all the endocrine glands and their hormonal secretions shall be regulated. All internal organs shall function up to optimal levels.

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