Natural Medicine Podcast

Eosinophilic Oesophagitis with Nicole Hannan- Full Podcast

July 26, 2022 Andrew Whitfield-Cook Episode 5
Natural Medicine Podcast
Eosinophilic Oesophagitis with Nicole Hannan- Full Podcast
Show Notes

Eosinophilic Oesophagitis (EoE) is a confronting TH2-dominant disorder mainly picked up in infancy and childhood but not uncommonly missed until adulthood. It's aetiology is unknown although it can occur with atopic conditions such as asthma.

EoE can present as vomiting or spitting food up in youngsters but may also present as hiccups or food impaction. It's noteworthy that Coeliac (Celiac) Disease and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome may be co-morbidities with EoE.

Nicole Hannan is an expert in EoE by necessity (her daughter has EoE) and is now completing her PhD in this area and today we learn all about the hallmarks, the prevalence, concomitant disorders, the treatments and the precautions of EoE.

Listen in to this full episode and an urgent call-out to both patients and practitioners in a short episode on EoE to further research into this condition.
Patients are encouraged to fill out a 15 minute survey using this link .

While practitioners are urged to join the focus group if you have cared for a patient with EoE in the past 5 years (06.2017-06.2022).

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Yaxley JP, Chakravarty B. Eosinophilic oesophagitis - A guide for primary care. Aust.Fam Phys. 2015 Oct;44(10):723-727.   

Gonsalves NP, Aceves SS. Diagnosis and treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Jan;145(1):1-7.

Feo-Ortega S, Lucendo AJ. Evidence-based treatments for eosinophilic esophagitis: insights for the clinician. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2022 Jan 19;15:17562848211068665 eCollection 2022.