Wheat Allergy

Wheat is one of the top sources of food allergies, but in a country where wheat is the grain of choice, this can be hard to work around. Wheat (and its attendant proteins including gluten) can be found in everything from certain brands of ice cream to ketchup. A wheat...

Milk Allergy

Milk allergy is the most common allergy in early childhood, but it can also affect some adults. It is caused when the body overreacts to proteins in milk and can lead to a wide range of symptoms. These include: Life-threatening anaphylaxis Stomach problems (gas,...

Egg Allergy

Until now, the only option for those with an egg allergy was simply to avoid eggs. That can be tricky with eggs appearing in baked goods, ice cream, mayonnaise, canned soups, breaded foods and more. But there’s a better option, and it’s available through...

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Sinus Infection

While an occasional sinus infection may be a fact of life, frequent infections usually indicate allergy problems. The sinuses are lined by mucous membranes that normally produce fluid. This fluid usually drains into the nasal passages and is swallowed throughout the...

Hay Fever

Hay fever (also known as allergic rhinitis) occurs when your body overreacts to an allergen in the environment such as a plant pollen. Your body perceives that allergen as a dangerous enemy and unleashes chemicals in self-defense. These chemicals can cause...