How Serious are Your Allergies?

In spite of efforts to avoid exposure to allergens, you might find that your allergies continue to worsen. You may have tried staying indoors or vacuuming with a HEPA filter to no avail. If you notice the following symptoms, your allergies may be getting out of...

Did I Inherit my Allergies?

People have allergies because their immune systems react abnormally to harmless elements in the environment. Instead of just ignoring those elements, the body overreacts to them in ways that induce irritation and misery. The substances that cause allergic reactions...

A New Year Without Allergies

The New Year gives people an opportunity to focus on bettering themselves. While not everyone sets New Year’s resolutions, many people find that committing to written goals at the beginning of the year helps them improve various aspects of their lives. The most...

How Sublingual Immunotherapy Works

If you have been suffering from allergy symptoms for a long time, your doctor may recommend sublingual allergy immunotherapy as the best remedy for your miseries. Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is popularly referred to as allergy drops. It works just like an allergy...

Are You Allergic to Nickel?

If you have a nickel allergy, you may have noticed itchy rashes in interesting places. For example, you develop a rash near your belly button that was caused by the button or snap on your jeans. Nickel allergy is often associated with jewelry, such as earrings, but it...

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,...