Can Soy Cause Canker Sores


Can Soy Cause Canker Sores  

Millions of people all over the world suffer from canker sores. Canker sores also known as mouth ulcers, aphthous stomatitis or aphthous ulcers. They are very different from cold sores, which are caused by herpes simplex virus. There are no known causes for canker sores but it has been noticed that these sores can occur due to food allergy, stress, or injury to the delicate tissue of the mouth.

Can Soy Cause Canker Sores?

As mentioned earlier, canker sores can be triggered by food allergies and if you are allergic to soy, you definitely have a possibility of getting them.

What we eat may influence canker sores whether or not we get an attack of canker sores. Consumption of soy, if you are allergic to it, can lead to canker sores. Studies have shown that elimination of soy from your diet can dramatically reduce the number of canker sore episodes you experience.

In a study conducted by doctors and food specialist, it was clearly illustrated that when foods that a person was allergic to like soy was eliminated from the diet, nearly 42 percent of patients involved in the study experienced improvements in the occurrence of canker sores.

Food sensitivity in one of the major causes associated with recurrent canker sores. If you do not know whether you are allergic to soy, it is best to keep a canker sore notebook where you can keep track of all foods you eat and canker sore incidences. This will help you identity whether soy is contributing to canker sore occurrence.

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Canker-Sores-And-Swolen-Glands      Canker sores are also known as aphthous ulcers or aphthous stomatitis. These are small sores that occur inside the mouth, cheek, lips, throat and tongue. However, canker sores should not be mistaken for cold sores, which are caused by herpes simplex virus and occur around the lip. Canker sores are not contagious and cannot be spread by kissing unlike cold sores. More..


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