Allergies (Basics)

  • July 21, 2018

    Tobacco Allergy: Is It a Myth or Reality?

    Allergies may affect anybody. The most commonly occurring types include pollen allergies, food allergies, dust mite allergy, etc. An individual may also develop quite rare types of allergy, such as an allergy to nickel, latex, sunlight and even water. Some people believe they are allergic to tobacco smoke.   Coming...

  • July 19, 2018

    How Can You Treat Allergy-Related Dry Eye?

    Each year, seasonal allergies affects about 30 million Americans. In most cases, you can successfully reduce the symptoms using over-the-counter antihistamines, but more serious cases, e.g. year-round allergies, require a more complicated approach.   Both seasonal and year-round allergies cause symptoms like a runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, wheezing, coughing,...

  • July 15, 2018

    8 Tips to Manage Allergy Symptoms Better

    Sometimes, people can experience cold- or flu-like symptoms, including sneezing, coughing and watery eyes without actually being sick. In this case, the symptoms are caused by allergies. Unlike colds that are triggered by viruses, allergies are triggered by allergens – substances that are normally harmless. Allergies can cause long-lasting symptoms,...

  • July 14, 2018

    What Are the Hidden Allergens That Affect Your Life?

    When it comes to allergies, many people only guess what their allergy triggers are, but in some cases, they may be wrong and a react to some hidden allergens. Therefore, it is especially important to see a specialist and get tested for allergies. Based on the diagnosis, you will have...

  • July 12, 2018

    Air Fresheners as Allergy and Asthma Triggers

    Nowadays, it’s quite popular to use home fragrances, such as air fresheners and scented candles. However, based on a study by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, these products may contain elements that are considered as allergy and asthma triggers. Fragrances in general can trigger or worsen allergy...

  • July 9, 2018

    Why Should You Use an Epinephrine Auto-Injector?

    Allergies have recently been one of the most commonly occurring disorder. While some people still consider allergies as something not so serious, their symptoms can be really dangerous and even life-threatening. People with a history of severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis are recommended to always carry an epinephrine auto-injector,...

  • July 6, 2018

    Everything You Should Know About Allergy Treatment Myths

    Allergy symptoms occur when the immune system overreacts to a normally harmless substance like pollen or pet dander. About 20 percent of the American population are affected by allergies, which have been increasing recently. There is no cure to allergy, the best way to control it is to avoid the...

  • July 2, 2018

    8 Healthy Foods for Allergy Relief

    Many people all over the world suffer from some kind of an allergy. Allergies cause symptoms that can be very annoying and keeping the symptoms at bay be challenging. While the best way to prevent allergic reactions is to avoid the allergy-inducing irritants, you can also improve your condition by...

  • June 29, 2018

    10 Rare Skin Allergies that May Affect You

    As many as 17 million adults in the United States have some type of allergies. Allergy is also a commonly occurring health condition among children, affecting over 7 million American kids. In general, the most common allergens include pollen, dust, pet dander, food, and mold, while skin allergies are often...

  • June 18, 2018

    Should You Buy an Air Purifier for Allergies?

    Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? Are you affected by an indoor allergy that’s making your life miserable? You may have heard from some add on YouTube that buying an air purifier will solve all your problems. How effective is an air purifier for allergies, and is it worth your...

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