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Poison Ivy and Oak Allergy

Poison Ivy and Oak Allergy

Learn everything you need to know about poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac, including how to avoid getting a rash and how to treat one.......[Read More]
Dehumidifier Ratings for the Frigidaire 50 Pint Dehumidifier

Dehumidifier Ratings for the Frigidaire 50 Pint Dehumidifier

There is currently a large range of dehumidifiers available in the marketplace. Finding the perfect humidifier for your home can be a daunting decision, especially if it is your first time buying a dehumidifier. One way to make the decision a bit easier is by looking at the ratings consumers have gi......[Read More]
10 Tips to Surviving Spring Allergies

10 Tips to Surviving Spring Allergies

With the onset of spring, and summer just around the corner the flowers are blooming, the grass is green and the sun is shining. So waving goodbye to your allergies for another season seems like an exciting prospect.......[Read More]
Asthma Attacks From Allergies Send Kids to ICU

Asthma Attacks From Allergies Send Kids to ICU

Children whose asthma attacks are triggered by allergic reactions are much more likely to wind up being treated in intensive care units for severe symptoms of the lung disease, a new study shows.......[Read More]
Skin Rash Caused by Dust Mites

Skin Rash Caused by Dust Mites

Skin rashes as a reaction to dust mite allergies are one of many common allergies that people suffer. Dust mites are microscopic bugs that live virtually anywhere that dirt resides. They are found mainly in homes residing in pillows, couches, bedding and mattresses. They eat human and animal dander ......[Read More]
Dust Mites Elude High-End Vacuums

Dust Mites Elude High-End Vacuums

Even with HEPA filters, vacuums can't abolish household allergens......[Read More]
Enjoy The Outdoors Again With Natural Allergy Solutions

Enjoy The Outdoors Again With Natural Allergy Solutions

There is nothing sweeter than that first wisp of spring air wafting through an open window or the first time you hear the crackle of fall leaves under your feet. Unfortunately, for more than 35 million Americans, these simple pleasures have come to herald another season of discomfort due to allergie......[Read More]
Dust Mite Allergy

Dust Mite Allergy

House dust mite and cockroaches are two of the most common indoor allergens. Find out how to recognize allergy symptoms to dust mites and cockroaches, as well as how to control allergies by decreasing exposure.......[Read More]
Children's Food Allergies - School Survival Guide

Children's Food Allergies - School Survival Guide

I remember vividly when my son was diagnosed with children's food allergies at the age of four. Through a series of tests, it was determined that he is allergic to milk, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, shellfish and eggs...basically, all eight of the foods that cause 90% of food allergic reacti......[Read More]
The Interaction Between Pollen & Breathing

The Interaction Between Pollen & Breathing

During certain times of the year, many plants produce an abundance of pollen, which is necessary for species propagation. But the fine, granular substance can sometimes cause adverse reactions in humans.......[Read More]
Asthma Drugs Boost Hip Fracture Risk

Asthma Drugs Boost Hip Fracture Risk

Evidence Growing That Inhaled Steroids, Like Pills, Can Cause Bone Loss......[Read More]
Daily Drugs Not Always Needed for Mild Asthma

Daily Drugs Not Always Needed for Mild Asthma

Many adults with mild persistent asthma may not need daily inhaled steroid treatments to adequately control the condition......[Read More]
Itching and Rashes During Pregnancy

Itching and Rashes During Pregnancy

Learn about the most common causes of itching and rashes during pregnancy, and the treatments for each.......[Read More]
Acute and Cholinergic Hives - Some Information

Acute and Cholinergic Hives - Some Information

Urticaria can be a painful disease in terms of swelling and pain. Above all, the itchy feeling can very easily ruin your whole day. These are some commonly occurring symptoms of acute hives. Urticaria is basically divided in two broad categories where one is known as acute hives and the other one is......[Read More]
Food Allergies - Why Are Peanuts So Dangerous?

Food Allergies - Why Are Peanuts So Dangerous?

Peanut allergies can cause anything from a mild rash to anaphylactic shock and possible death. Exactly what makes some people suffer from the allergy is unknown, though it does seem to run in families.......[Read More]
Does Asthma Ever Go Away?

Does Asthma Ever Go Away?

Asthma is a respiratory disease that causes the airways of the lungs to become inflamed and restrict air from flowing. This causes coughing, wheezing and a shortness of breath. The factors that trigger asthma symptoms vary by individual, as does the severity. Symptoms are not continuous, but happen ......[Read More]
Risk Factors for Systemic Reactions to Allergen Immunotherapy

Risk Factors for Systemic Reactions to Allergen Immunotherapy

New clinical practice guidelines and an international consensus concerning allergen specific immunotherapy are discussed - with an emphasis on patient safety.......[Read More]
How to Treat Allergies and Asthma Naturally

How to Treat Allergies and Asthma Naturally

The lung disease known as asthma leads to a person's airways being obstructed. When an asthma attack occurs, the muscles outlining the lung's small airways (bronchi) are inhibited, which prevents air from passing outward. Tobacco smoke, mold, fumes, pollutants, dust mites, drugs, chemicals......[Read More]
Bee Pollen and Seasonal Allergies

Bee Pollen and Seasonal Allergies

Bee pollen is all the buzz in the supplement world right now, and it has been a mainstay in ancient Chinese herbal medicine for centuries because of it's over all amazing health benefits. This supplement possesses so many health benefits that narrowing them down to one is simply impossible. For......[Read More]
Classification of Asthma-References

Classification of Asthma-References

A list of resources for information on Classification of Asthma.......[Read More]