Allergy Blog

How to Help Kids After a Food-induced Allergic Reaction

An allergic reaction can be very traumatic for kids. If the allergy is caused by a particular food, they may feel scared to eat anything resembling that food. Parents may have trouble convincing their children to eat normally after a negative experience with...

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Is Your Bedroom Allergy-Proof?

If you have allergies, you may find yourself wanting to hide away in your bedroom, avoiding pollen, mold, and other insidious allergy triggers. What you may not realize, however, is that your bedroom is not the refuge you think it is. It may be harboring a raft of...

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Coconut Allergy?

Due to the concern that exposure to man-made chemicals will trigger allergies, many people turn to natural skincare and beauty products. They add organic products to their daily beauty regimen because of the well-known benefits of pure ingredients. However, the use of...

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Stay Allergy-Free in The Workplace

National Safety Month is upon us, providing a great excuse for all of us to focus on how safe our workplace environments are. Staying safe should include limiting injuries as well as sickness. Given the hefty number of people who have allergies, an anaphylactic attack...

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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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