Tag Archives: allergies
Many people assume that allergies and asthma are problems that disappear once the cold weather kicks in, but this isn’t the case, especially during the holiday season.
According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), two-thirds of… Read More
A new study found that many consumers are confused by food labels warning about potential allergens. Lead researcher Dr. Ruchi Gupta explained, “Up to 40 percent of consumers who either themselves have a food allergy or a child with… Read More
The not-so-polite call it phlegm, and there are a few who settle for snot. But for people in polite circles, and healthcare professionals, the word is ‘mucus’.
Whatever one may call it, when you have flu or a cold, you… Read More
With allergy season in full swing, many of us are reaching for antihistamines and other allergy medications for temporary relief. Although allergy medications may stop the watery, itchy eyes, they have another side effect you may not be aware of.… Read More
Dry eyes and seasonal allergies go hand in hand. Unfortunately, when the warmer weather begins, so does our eye dryness, which can really hinder our ability to enjoy the milder temperatures. Allergies are often associated with red and watery eyes, but… Read More
Seasonal allergies 2016 update: spring pollen increases hay fever (rhinitis) and asthma attacks. With winter falling behind us, spring is peaking its head. And although many of us welcome the warm weather and green grass, this season can be a… Read More
Nasal polyps can result from chronic inflammation due to asthma, infection and allergies. Nasal polyps are soft, non-cancerous, painless growths that line the inside of the nose. They hang from the inside of the nose like teardrops and can be… Read More
Itchy eyes and runny nose got you down?
For some, the arrival of spring (belated, though it’s been this year) is met with dread because all those blooming buds and leaves means one thing: Allergy season is here.
The trick… Read More
Pollen, dust, mold, and fur from family pets all have one thing in common: for some people, all these substances cause severe allergic reactions. Allergies range in severity from person to person, and can even be life threatening for some.… Read More
Do you dread that time of the season when you or a loved one gets itchy skin, watery eyes, runny nose, and congestion? Or having to avoid certain foods to prevent wheezing, abdominal pain, and hives? If you have… Read More
There appears to be more allergies than ever before. You can’t go more than a few moments without hearing of what is now not allowed in the classroom or cafeteria. There seems to be more and more “peanut alerts” found… Read More
We all look forward to spring, when flowers start to bloom and our yards turn back to green. However, spring also brings in seasonal allergies, which is that reaction to pollen consisting of sneezing, nasal congestion, and having a runny… Read More