Archive for Health

  • September 18, 2018

    You Need 3 Years to Reduce Hay Fever Symptoms

    According to a new study, people suffering from allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, may see significant improvements in their symptoms after a three-year treatment course.   The study was conducted in the United Kingdom, at Imperial College London, and involved people affected by pollen allergies. The researchers found that treatment...

  • September 17, 2018

    Is It Safe to Use Benadryl in Infants?

    If your baby has an allergy, you may be wondering if it’s safe to give an allergy treatment like Benadryl to infants. Usually, doctors don’t recommend treating infants with Benadryl products. But sometimes, infants younger than 2 years of age can be given Benadryl under the supervision of a specialist....

  • September 16, 2018

    Do You Have a Chicken Allergy?

    Food allergies affect millions of people all over the world. Some types of food allergies affect more people, while others are considered rare. For instance, eggs, milk, fish, seafood, etc. are among the most common food allergens. Allergic reactions to meat or chicken are less common. If you have a...

  • September 15, 2018

    Can Liquid Nitrogen Treated Foods Trigger Asthma?

    Adding liquid nitrogen to your food before eating it has recently become a food trend. This creates the effect of smoke, which sounds quite fun. However, people are wondering whether it’s safe for those with asthma. There has been a report of a child having an asthma attack after eating...

  • September 14, 2018

    Why the Approval of Generic EpiPen Is a Great News?

    When it comes to severe allergic reactions, epinephrine is often a life-saver. Therefore, people with a history of anaphylaxis are recommended to always have an epinephrine auto-injector at hand.   At the moment, there are three brands of auto-injectable epinephrine available in the United States: EpiPen, Adrenaclick, and Auvi-Q. EpiPen...

  • September 13, 2018

    Food Allergies in Children: Back to School

    Summertime is finally over, which means it’s back-to-school season again. This time is often stressful for both children and their parents. The stress levels may be even higher in families with food allergic children.   If your child has a food allergy or multiple food allergies and especially if there...

  • September 11, 2018

    Nutmeg Allergy: Is Nutmeg a Tree Nut?

    Nutmeg is a popular seasoning used in various desserts, baked goods, and entrees. Cider and other beverages may also contain it. Nutmeg is especially featured in Moroccan and Indian cuisines. You can find it in a whole form or in the form of a ground spice.   Because of its...

  • September 10, 2018

    How to Treat a Bee Sting at Home?

    A bee sting causes a skin reaction in most people. Usually, it is a swollen, painful bump on the area of the sting. However, some people may develop an allergic reaction after being stung. In case of an allergy to stinging insects, the swelling can affect other areas of the...

  • September 7, 2018

    What Causes a Sinus Headache?

    Headache is probably one of the most annoying symptoms. There are various types of headaches caused by stress or underlying medical conditions. Some people develop sinus headaches affecting the area around the nose. Sinus headaches are usually a result of an infection or persisting allergies.   Sinuses or paranasal sinuses...

  • September 5, 2018

    Can You Have an Eggplant Allergy?

    Eggplant is a food rich in nutrients that is commonly used all around the world. Eggplants belong to the nightshade family. It is often mistaken for a vegetable, but it is actually a fruit, just like a tomato. Unfortunately, in some people, this food triggers allergic reactions ranging from mild...

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