Archive for Health

  • October 11, 2018

    What Triggers Your Citrus Allergy?

    According to a new study conducted in Canada, people with an allergy to one species of citrus fruit may be tolerant to other types, despite the fact that these fruits are related genetically. Besides, if you have a negative test for one species of citrus, you may still be allergic...

  • October 9, 2018

    Can You Have a Ferret Allergy?

    The ferret (or Mustela putorius furo) is the domesticated form of a mammal closely related to minks. It is one of the most common furred pets in America. Like any other furred pets, ferrets can trigger allergies in some people. Various studies have reported the cases of ferret allergy over...

  • October 7, 2018

    What Are Uncommon Pet Allergies

    Domestication of exotic and wild animals has become quite popular over the past decades. More and more people are trying to domesticate animals like snakes, rabbits, pigs, ferrets, and others, which has led to an increase in allergic reactions to non-traditional pets.   In addition, many people live in smaller...

  • October 5, 2018

    Is It Possible to Have a Horse Allergy?

    Nowadays, horses are rarely found in the wild. Most of them live among people. In fact, horses have been domesticated for a very long time, which is, according to some sources, more than 5,000 years. You can often see horses in the countryside, at the racetrack, or even in a...

  • October 3, 2018

    What Should You Know About Oral Allergy Syndrome?

    Sneezing, runny nose, red and itchy eyes and other symptoms of hay fever affect a third of people living in North America. What is more, about a third of hay fever sufferers also experience a condition called oral allergy syndrome.   Oral allergy syndrome, also known as OAS, is a...

  • October 2, 2018

    Is It Safe to Use Generic Allergy Drugs?

    Healthcare in general is getting more and more expensive, and allergy treatment is not an exception. As the prices on allergy meds keep rising, more people with allergies are wondering whether they should switch to generics, which typically come at a lower cost. The good news is that nowadays, there...

  • October 1, 2018

    Which Drugs Worsen Asthma Symptoms?

    There are various potential triggers of asthma, including common allergens, exercise, chemicals, or even medications. Although medicines are usually supposed to improve your health, some drugs can be dangerous for people with asthma. Certain medications can make the symptoms of asthma worse and cause other symptoms, such as coughing.  ...

  • September 29, 2018

    Why Are Beauty Products Harmful to Sensitive Skin?

    People who experience allergy-like skin problems, such as redness, rash, or scaly patches, tend to blame foods. However, allergic reactions to food would rather cause hives, than chronic, itchy dermatitis.   According to specialists, rash and scaly patches are likely to be triggered by over-washing, as well as fragrances and...

  • September 26, 2018

    What Should You Know About Albuterol?

    Albuterol, also known as salbutamol, is a quick-relief asthma medicine that belongs to a drug class called bronchodilators. It is used to treat the symptoms of asthma attacks, exercise-induced asthma, as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This drug is available in different forms, but it’s mostly used with...

  • September 19, 2018

    Wet Wipes May Trigger Food Allergies in Infants

    A new study may have determined a potential cause of food allergies in children. According to researchers, wet wipes may increase the risk of allergic reactions in babies.   How Do Wet Wipes Affect the Skin?   Wet wipes can increase the skin’s sensitivity to unusual chemicals by affecting the...

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