Archive for Health

  • 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 20, 2018

    Allergy to Mosquito Bites: What Is a Skeeter Syndrome?

    Mosquito bites trigger a skin reaction in nearly every person affected. The symptoms include an itchy bump on the area of the bite which can very annoying. However, if you have an allergy your reaction may be not only annoying, but also serious. Thus, you may develop a large area...

  • 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 18, 2018

    How Common Is a Strawberry Allergy?

    The berry fruits called strawberries are very popular all over the world. It might be hard to resist a fresh ripe strawberry and there is no need to! Strawberries can provide many health benefits, such as preventing cancer, protecting your heart, lowering your blood pressure, and increasing HDL (good type)...

  • July 17, 2018

    Why Do Allergies Cause Swollen Eyes?

    Allergens can affect you no matter where you are – on the street, at the beach or in your own house. The reactions they cause commonly involve sneezing, coughing, or a stuffy or runny nose. Swollen eyes are another common symptom of an allergy, as well as itching, redness and...

  • July 16, 2018

    Can You Develop a Quinoa Allergy?

    Research suggests that more than 4 percent of children and 4 percent of adults in the United States are affected by food allergies. This makes food allergies one of the most commonly occurring allergic conditions. While most people develop allergies to foods like peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, soy, wheat,...

  • 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 13, 2018

    How Effective Is Honey for Asthma?

    Honey can produce an anti-inflammatory effect, which is why many people use it as part of cold and flu treatment. It helps to relieve the symptoms like coughing and irritated throat. But can you use honey for asthma? In this article, we will look at the existing research and expert...

  • 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...

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