Allergy Blog

Allergic to Vibration?

Scientists have identified a rare genetic mutation that is responsible for inherited hives that are induced by vibration. Any movement that causes vibration, such as hand clapping, running or a bumpy car ride, will produce skin rashes in people with this disorder,...

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National School Lunch Week

National School Lunch Week is observed in the U.S. during the second full week of October each year. It is sponsored by the School Nutrition Association to develop awareness of the importance of providing healthy and nutritious lunches to school kids. The theme of...

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Flu, Cold or Allergies?

Many people dread the changing seasons because of the higher incidence of colds, flu and allergies that can pop up like blooms in spring. When you start experiencing sneezing and sniffling, accompanied by headaches and a sore throat, you may have trouble knowing...

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Anti-Allergy Pillow Covers

People with allergies are very familiar with the discomfort and suffering associated with allergy symptoms. They may have trouble falling asleep, or they may wake up in the morning with a stuffy nose and red, itchy eyes. People with allergies are constantly searching...

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Honey for Allergies?

Millions of people suffer from seasonal allergies. Fall brings its own allergens, distinct from those that abound in spring and summer. Many people think that once summer’s blooms have died down, allergies will subside. But fall, along with spring, brings an onslaught...

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Sea Salt for Allergy Relief?

Allergies occur when the body’s immune system releases antibodies to fight harmless substances such as pollen, dust, and food. This attack by the immune system will deplete the body and lead to a host of uncomfortable symptoms. Allergies can cause major irritation,...

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Allergies or Sinus Infection?

When you experience a pounding headache and stuffy nose, you could be suffering from a cold, allergies, or a sinus infection. Determining which is the culprit behind your suffering can be a challenge because all of these maladies have similar symptoms. Paying close...

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Fall Allergies are on Their Way

After a scorching summer, fall is around the corner. Cooler temperatures will bring fall sports games, family gatherings in the backyard, and goodies like pumpkin and apple pie. You might expect that since the blooms of summer are all faded, fall would provide relief...

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Managing Scalp Eczema

Scalp eczema leads to inflamed, dry, and itchy skin on the scalp. The most common form of scalp eczema is seborrheic dermatitis, with dandruff as its unwelcome sidekick. Scalp eczema is classified into internal eczema and environmental eczema. Nummular, madiddans,...

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