Indoor Allergy

  • August 3, 2018

    8 Houseplants for People with Allergy to Formaldehyde

    For many of us, our home is the safest place on earth. However, even there, you may be exposed to various toxic chemicals that are harmful to your health. One of the most common chemicals found in people’s homes is known as formaldehyde. It is a volatile organic compound emitted...

  • 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...

  • June 30, 2018

    How to Control Pet Allergies in Children?

    Many of us consider our pets the real family members, and how upsetting can it be to find out about your child’s allergy to animals. Yet, allergy to cats and dogs is a common condition that affects up to one third of people with some kind of allergy.   Pet...

  • June 14, 2018

    Should You Use Allergy-Proof Bedding?

    As if outdoor allergens are not enough, a lot of allergy triggers are also found indoors. Those who have an indoor allergy may know how important it is to allergy-proof your home. If you are familiar with various methods that help to reduce the levels of indoor allergens, you probably...

  • May 8, 2018

    Pet Allergy and the Truth About Hypoallergenic Pets

    Animal dander is one of the major allergy triggers nowadays. Allergies to dogs and cats affect about 10 percent of the population in the United States.   Allergies to pets usually cause symptoms that are similar to other types of allergic disorders. People with a pet allergy will likely experience...

  • April 16, 2018

    Are Penicillium Mold Allergy, Penicillin Allergy and Food Allergies Interconnected?

    Airborne mold fungus spores are one of the most common causes of allergic reactions leading to nasal congestion or runny nose, itchy eyes and coughing. There are various types of molds that trigger allergies. For instance, Penicillium, which is the most common indoor mold, may cause allergic rhinitis and asthma...

  • February 8, 2018

    What Foods Can Trigger a Mold Allergy?

    An allergic reaction to mold happens when you breathe in tiny mold spores, and your immune system responds by releasing antibodies and chemicals to attack the “invader”.  The symptoms are usually mild and similar to those of other respiratory allergies: runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, cough,...

  • February 5, 2018

    Pet Allergy: Are There Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds?

    In most cases, pet allergy causes symptoms that are similar to those of hay fever, e.g. runny or stuffy nose and sneezing. Sometimes, people may have difficulty breathing, wheezing, and other symptoms of asthma. Skin reactions are also possible with allergies to animals.   An allergic reaction to pets is...

  • January 23, 2018

    Do You Have a Stinging Insect Allergy?

    No matter whether you have an insect allergy or not, you will usually get a reaction from its sting. Such reactions usually result in redness, itching or swelling at the site of the sting, which disappear after a few hours.   However, in some people, insect stings may trigger a...

  • January 22, 2018

    Cat Allergy: Are You Allergic to Your Pet?

    To start with a little bit of statistics, about 30 percent of people with allergies in the United States have a pet allergy, especially to cats and dogs. In addition, cat allergies are two times more common than dog allergies.   It is much easier to determine a pet allergy,...

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