Allergy Blog

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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Tips to Help Seniors Survive Allergy Season

With Senior Citizen Day coming up on August 21, we’d like to give a shout out to aging members of society who have made lasting contributions in our communities. As the body ages, it becomes subject to a number of health problems—including allergies. Allergies may...

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Allergens in the Classroom

School children are not only exposed to germs and viruses at school, but they may also come in contact with a host of different allergens. Those allergens can trigger attacks in kids with allergies and asthma. Parents can keep their children from missing school due to...

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Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Allergic Children

If your children suffer from allergies, it can be stressful to send them off to school for another year. Food allergies are very common among kids, and some can be severe enough to cause life-threatening anaphylaxis. Parents with allergic children must be proactive in...

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Will Allergies Affect My Pregnancy?

Pregnant women who have been contending with sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes may be concerned about how their allergies will affect their pregnancy. It’s important to understand the source of the symptoms. They may be allergy-driven, but they may also stem from...

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Tips for an Allergy-free Summer Vacation

Summer is the time to enjoy new sights and scenery as you head out for a road trip or board a plane for exciting new destinations. If you are an allergy sufferer, however, travel is not always easy. People with environmental allergies may be nervous to venture out to...

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