Archive for Health

  • August 16, 2018

    Do You Have an Allergy to Gel Nails?

    Gel and acrylic manicures and other forms of nail art have been quite trendy over the past few years. However, there are some health risks associated with artificial nails.   LED and UVA nail lamps that are used to cure gel manicures produce ultraviolet rays that can cause a long-term...

  • August 14, 2018

    Is It Possible to Have an Allergy to Chemotherapy Drugs?

    Some people may have an allergy to chemotherapy drugs. According to a new study, a medication commonly used in the treatment of cancer can cause life-threatening and even fatal allergic reactions.   Researchers say that these reactions are caused by a chemical solvent known as Cremophor – a castor oil...

  • August 13, 2018

    Is Epinephrine Essential for Anaphylaxis Treatment?

    A severe form of an allergic reaction, such as anaphylaxis requires an immediate emergency medical treatment. Epinephrine or adrenaline is the first-line treatment for an anaphylactic reaction. If you or someone around you shows any signs of anaphylaxis, the instructions are clear: inject epinephrine into the lateral aspect of the...

  • August 12, 2018

    How to Use Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis?

    An injection of epinephrine (adrenaline) is an essential part of the treatment of an anaphylactic reaction. This hormone should be given to a person immediately, in case of any symptom of anaphylaxis, even when the cause of the reaction is not clear.   There are two methods of epinephrine administration:...

  • August 11, 2018

    Using Nasal Sprays for Allergies

    A runny or stuffy nose, or sneezing are among the most common symptoms of hay fever and other allergies. If you are suffering from one of these symptoms, there are various nasal sprays available that can help you breathe better. However, choosing the correct nasal spray may be a little...

  • August 10, 2018

    How to Use Allegra Allergy?

    Allegra Allergy is the brand name for the medication generically known as fexofenadine. It is an antihistamine that is often used in the treatment of seasonal and year-round allergies. Allegra helps to reduce symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose, itchy and watery eyes, itchy skin, and hives.   Like...

  • August 9, 2018

    Should You Use Benadryl for Allergy?

    Benadryl is the brand name for an antihistamine called diphenhydramine. It is commonly used to treat the symptoms of hay fever or other allergies, as well as cold and flu. If you experience sneezing, runny nose, coughing, itchy and watery eyes, itchy skin rash or itchy nose or throat, Benadryl...

  • August 8, 2018

    What Should You Know About Rhinocort Allergy?

    Rhinocort Allergy is a steroid nasal spray whose active ingredients is known as budesonide. In general steroids are used to reduce inflammation in the body. Rhinocort Allergy helps to treat year-round and seasonal allergies by reducing sneezing, nasal congestion or nasal discharge.   Apart from being a common allergy treatment,...

  • August 7, 2018

    How Effective Is Zyrtec for Allergies?

    A popular allergy medication Zyrtec, whose generic name is cetirizine, is an antihistamine that helps to treat the symptoms like sneezing, runny nose, itching, and watery eyes. Zyrtec can also reduce itching caused by hives, but it doesn’t prevent their development.     An allergic reaction is a result of...

  • 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...

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