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  • 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...

  • 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 4, 2018

    How to Get Rid of Allergy Wheezing?

    Wheezing is a whistling sound that occurs when a person breathes. It is one of the symptoms associated with allergies. If you notice this symptom, you should consult with your doctor to identify the cause.   Sometimes, allergies may cause tightening of the throat, which leads to difficulties breathing. As...

  • August 30, 2018

    9 Useful Food Allergy Apps for All Those Affected

    If food allergies are your reality, the best way to control the symptoms is to avoid your trigger foods. Easier said than done though! Even if you all necessary measures to protect yourself from the allergens, the risk is still present. Here, we suggest you 10 food allergy apps that...

  • August 20, 2018

    How Should You Store Your Allergy Medications?

    If you have any condition that requires treatment with medication, you should know how to store your drugs correctly. This helps to maintain the effectiveness of the medication until the expiry date. When it comes to allergy treatments, following the storage requirements is particularly important. The wrong storage conditions can...

  • 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 29, 2018

    Which Peanut Allergy-Friendly Airlines Are There?

    Traveling by plane is getting more and more affordable and comfortable these days. Airline travel is also much safer today than it used to be. However, if you have a peanut or tree nut allergy, you may have a really hard time on board. The reason is that many airline...

  • July 24, 2018

    How to Choose the Right Allergy Medication?

    Seasonal allergies triggered by pollen from trees, grasses, weeds or flowers can significantly affect your well-being, causing symptoms of allergic rhinitis, such as sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, and watery, itchy eyes. As soon as allergy season hits, many people suffering from hay fever head to their closest pharmacy...

  • 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 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,...

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