Allergy Blog

What Can an Anti-Allergy Mattress do for You?

An anti-allergy or hypoallergenic mattress is designed to keep out allergens such as dust mites. Normal mattresses can allow dirt and particles to penetrate the surface, attracting dust mites in the process. An anti-allergy mattress is tightly sealed to prevent the...

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Allergy-Proof your Bedroom

If you are miserable with hay fever, itchy eyes or sinusitis, you may be tempted to crawl into bed and retreat into slumber. Unfortunately, you can’t sleep off allergy symptoms. In fact, your bedroom may be hosting a lot of the allergens that are making you miserable....

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Everything You Need to Know About Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a serious and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that affects more than one body system. It may involve the heart, airways, circulation, skin, and intestines. Symptoms of anaphylaxis may occur within seconds of a person’s exposure to the...

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Milk Allergy or Lactose Intolerance?

There is a lot of confusion about milk allergy and lactose intolerance. People often use them interchangeably. In reality, though, they are two distinct issues with unique symptoms and causes. Lactose intolerance results when the body does not have enough lactase, the...

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Allergic to the Gym?

We may have all wanted to feign allergies to working out at some point, but there are some legitimate cases of allergies at gyms. It is not uncommon for people to experience different allergy symptoms in the course of their workout at a fitness center. One of the...

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Oral Allergy Syndrome

Some people experience allergy symptoms in their mouth when they eat certain raw foods. Most likely, they suffer from oral allergy syndrome. Oral allergy syndrome is quite common among people who have seasonal allergies. The immune system mistakes certain proteins in...

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Don’t Let Allergy Symptoms Affect Your Driving

Studies have found that driving with allergy symptoms can be as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol. Symptoms, such as fatigue, sneezing, and watery eyes, have been found to increase the incidence of car accidents. Allergic rhinitis affects about 30...

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Make it an Allergy-Free Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 14. It’s a chance to honor mothers, grandmothers, and mother figures who have blessed our lives. Though physical gifts are usually inadequate to express the range of our feelings for our mothers, heartfelt presents can still make the...

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