Allergy Blog

Managing Winter Allergies

You may have suffered through spring and fall allergies only to hope for a respite during winter months. Unfortunately, winter is not immune from allergies. Even though there are fewer pollens in the air in winter, there are plenty of indoor allergens to contend with,...

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Reducing Indoor Allergens This Winter

Due to the cold weather, most people prefer to stay indoors during the winter months. Those with allergies often assume that when they are inside, their exposure to allergens will be minimized. There are plenty of allergens indoors, however, including mold, dust and...

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Are You Allergic to Fish?

Fish is one of the top sources of food allergies. A lot of people know about shellfish allergies, but fish with fins can cause allergies, too. Interestingly, shellfish and fish are not related, which means that an allergic reaction to one does not always follow an...

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Don’t Let Food Allergies Dampen Your Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday is a wonderful time to enjoy the company of loved ones and the sumptuous feast on the dinner table. The turkey may be the hallmark of the holiday feast, but food allergies may try to take center stage. The Thanksgiving table offers many foods...

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Probiotics Could Help Your Allergy Symptoms

Allergies, especially food allergies, are linked to gastrointestinal symptoms. Many people who suffer from food allergy experience digestive problems, including constipation, vomiting, nausea, cramps, and more. Scientists are still trying to learn more about the...

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Curb Your Allergy Medication Costs

With the holidays approaching, many people are watching their wallets. The holiday season brings many expenses. If you are hosting a Thanksgiving dinner this year, you may find yourself spending more than you thought on ingredients and décor items. You may also be...

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Navigating Halloween with Food-allergic Kids

With Halloween on its way, parents may find themselves scrambling to purchase or create the perfect costume. Kids can wear a range of different costumes, from the comical to the ghoulish, though little ones may be too scared to dress up in anything too macabre. The...

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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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