Seasonal allergy sufferers wait too long to treat symptoms: Survey

With the change of the seasons—especially the transition into spring—comes misery for allergy sufferers. These individuals often don’t take the right precautions in time to prevent these annoying symptoms, leaving them caught off guard when they inevitably hit. A survey conducted by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America asked more than 1,000 adults with here to read more

Probiotics may ease allergy symptoms: Study

Allergy season is right around the corner, and for those who suffer from seasonal allergies like hay fever, relief may be found in the form of probiotics. A recent study conducted by the University of Florida found that the symptoms of hay fever may be eased with the integration of a specific combination of probiotics here to read more

How to avoid holiday allergies and asthma triggers this holiday season

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 allergy sufferers experience symptoms all year round. Even after pollen dies down, there are a here to read more

Allergens on food labels may be confusing to consumers

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 a food allergy are purchasing products with precautionary allergen labels.” The most commonly misunderstood food labels here to read more

Dry eyes and seasonal allergies linked, treat dry eyes naturally with home remedies

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 researchers from the University of Miami have found a link between allergies and dry eyes, here to read more

Seasonal allergies 2016 update: spring pollen increases hay fever (rhinitis) and asthma attacks

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 total nightmare for those with seasonal allergies. Pollen allergy is the most common springtime allergy, here to read more

Nasal polyps can result from chronic inflammation due to asthma, infection and allergies

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 a result of chronic inflammation due to asthma, infection or allergies. Small polyps can be here to read more

Best Fix For Allergies This Season…

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 is not to let stress get the better of you and your nasal passages. A here to read more

Probiotics At Birth May Prevent Allergies

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. A new analysis of past allergy studies, published in the Pediatrics journal, suggests that babies here to read more

Acupuncture – What it Means for Allergies

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 nose.  These symptoms of allergies are quite bothersome, especially when we have to go to here to read more

Boost Your Immune System with Zinc

Did you know that more than 300 unique enzymes need zinc to work effectively? Zinc is found in each cell of your body. It is involved directly in nearly every single bodily process that you can think of. But that’s not all that makes zinc an amazing mineral. Zinc also has the power to boost here to read more