Published: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 19:16:47 -0600
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:10:56 -0600Living with symptoms like heartburn, headaches and hives is especially tough when you can't find a way to deal with them. Understanding the cause is the first step to treating any of these symptoms.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:45:27 -0600Allergies is the one health issue that seems to never go away. At least, not without the right lifestyle and diet changes. Naturopathic doctors have already found various methods to help people overcome their allergies forever. One type of natural allergy treatment is SLIT. This is a non-invasive method and works gradually over time.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:19:39 -0600I'm allergic to nuts. I'm describing my personal experience with nuts and my thoughts on the recent EpiPen price hike. Also giving my advice to avoiding nuts all together to stay healthy if you or somebody else is allergic.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:38:00 -0600Indoor air quality in your home will not improve on its own. Allergies, pet dander, condensation, radon and mold can all effect the health and well being of all your family. A few simple steps can make a huge difference.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:48:48 -0600Do you often have a runny noose, frequent bouts of sneezing at a particular time of the day, which sometimes may go up to 400-500 sneezes and a stuffy nose almost round the year? And have you resigned yourself to being stuck with this 'common cold' which does not seem to leave you? If you have these symptoms and catch a cold more than three times a year, you probably are not suffering from the common cold caused by an allergen. Medically called allergic rhinitis, this type of cold is often mistaken for the common cold.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:58:58 -0600If you were to look for "Gluten-free" foods 10 years ago, it was difficult to find many options. However, the gluten-free food industry has dealt with several athletes that were diagnosed with a gluten allergy, and needed alternative foods to increase the variety of their meal planning. Not an easy task at the time. However, as the quest for nutritional options and education has emerged, many athletes are choosing to adopt a diet that was once considered restrictive with open arms.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:55:51 -0600There are many different types of allergies, and millions of people around the world suffer from the irritating and miserable symptoms each and every day. And although one in every five adults across the United States suffers from the symptoms of nasal allergies, the issue remains surprisingly under diagnosed and undertreated. Some allergic symptoms can become so severe that they actually cause allergic shiners to appear under and around the eyes.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:06:03 -0500Almost everybody is allergic to something or the other, whether it is the high pollen count during spring, dust, peanuts, milk or shellfish. Some types of allergies are rare and highly specific whereas others, such as allergies to dust, pollen or allergic rhinitis (hay fever) are far more common.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:00:35 -0500Is there a connection between warm weather and allergies? Can your diet effect allergies? Find out some facts here.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:15:27 -0500Preventing you from living a normal life is just the start of having allergies. There is obvious suffering that comes with allergies not to mention the side effects of the drugs you might be prescribed by a doctor. Which brings us to treating allergies holistically and even preventing or eliminating them for a more fulfilled lifestyle.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:03:00 -0500How to maintain or not gain weight on a gluten-free diet. Eating low-glycemic and gluten-free at the same time can be simple once you understand the basics, and makes recipes that are much more rich, flavorful, and satisfying!
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:42:03 -0500Allergies can hinder you from living a fully functional life. Getting tested for allergies is the first step in finding relief. Enclosed are some remedies to help alleviate your symptoms.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:33:34 -0500An astonishing one in three of us is allergic to something, and approximately half of all allergies are food allergies. So if you have one or suspect you do - whether it is to pollen, peanuts, shellfish, milk or wheat - you are hardly alone. With an allergy, the immune system produces a protein called an antibody to fight off the allergen that is causing the problem.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:15:11 -0500Allergy free home - Modern living conditions are the main cause for allergy increase. People tend to spend more time indoors due to their lifestyle. Yes, we leave in cleaner homes but do we live in a cleaner environment?
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:33:45 -0500Anaphylaxis, of life threatening allergic reaction, is a time critical medical emergency which needs immediate attention. A person can soon die within minute of being exposed to the allergen, so what should you do?
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:47:46 -0500Seasonal allergies are on the rise. Although allergies are basically an over-reaction of your immune system to certain particles, they need attending to. Enclosed are some facts and possible ways to minimize seasonal allergies.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:44:53 -0500Suffering from allergies can lead to changes in your physical, emotional and mental conditions. While a good night's sleep depends up of a number of factors your bed may worsen your condition so you will wake up in the middle of the night sneezing and congesting.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 06:54:09 -0500Food allergies should not be taken lightly, especially nut allergies. Nut allergies such as peanuts are different than tree nut allergies. Enclosed are some basic facts of tree nut allergies and simple things you can do if you have this allergy.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:17:07 -0500Do you have hay fever symptoms when you're mowing the lawn? If you're in doubt, an allergy to grass (and other) pollens can result in one or more of the following:
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 06:57:32 -0500By now it's a general knowledge that there is such a thing as Good Bacteria and it lives in our bodies. Why do we need good bacteria and how does it help us?
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:02:46 -0500You may have noticed that your child tends to fall ill during a particular season every month. Or you may suspect an allergy but not be sure of it. If you know what to look for, it will help you get one step closer to helping your kid deal with it better and possibly preventing certain allergies. If you know what has caused the problem, simple things like cleaning your air conditioner or washing your linens more often could help cut down the allergens in your home.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:08:14 -0500From this essay, you'll learn what occurs in our immune system to start the food reaction, common food that cause allergies, as well as who may be at risk of developing these reactions. Foods aren't the only things that can trigger such reactions, in rare cases, things such as food additives may also have similar results. You will also be informed on theories explaining why the amount of people with food allergies has risen, among other things.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:50:32 -0500Poor immune system contributes to you having allergies. Have you wondered why there is such a big rise in allergies?
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10:29:04 -0500Allergies are faced by many people around the world. Most people, however, do not understand the chemistry of the allergies we have. What immuniglobin is responsible for allergies? What exactly are the anti-allergy medications prescribed targeting?
Thu, 26 May 2016 10:20:36 -0500Do you think that Wi-Fi can cause allergies? That is the latest question and it's upto you to make sure that you and your family are kept safe. So do the research and find answers.
Fri, 20 May 2016 06:40:07 -0500With the rise of allergies the medical community is exploring if dishwashers are contributing to this issue. Find out more here.
Wed, 11 May 2016 13:22:40 -0500Allergies are rising at such a rate that it makes you wonder about the actual cause of the problem to effectively treat them. There are links between today's agriculture style and allergies; especially food based allergies.
Tue, 10 May 2016 10:52:32 -0500In recent years, there has been a backlash against the gluten-free "fad," as mainstream reporting has dubbed it. For example, the results from a series of (very short-term) studies conducted at Monash University during 2011 suggested that much of what we see as gluten sensitivity is "psychosomatic." Other medical professionals, the wheat industry and even some friendly to advocating for natural, evidence-based alternatives like Dr.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:36:22 -0500For the most part allergies kick in during the change of seasons, so how do you know if you are suffering from allergies or just common cold? Find out here.
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:39:51 -0500Can sinusitis be spread? Learn more about sinusitis in depth. How it is caused, its symptoms and much more. Identify the symptoms of sinus infection and their relevant treatments.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:26:38 -0500No, never. Air purifiers do not CURE asthma or allergies. The air purifiers will clean the air for you so that you experience lesser allergy or asthma attacks than before. If you are allergic to any substance, you will stay so forever that cannot be changed. What you can change is your exposure to those substances. Since the allergy and asthma that happens indoors are mostly due to poor indoor air quality or the presence of air pollutants, air purifiers are used to eliminate them from the air and make it safer for those who suffer from asthma or allergies.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:38:32 -0500Are you one of the 60 million Americans that suffer from allergies? Find out how climate change may be effecting or worsening your condition and natural treatments that may be available to you.
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:10:26 -0500Children fall ill all the time and it can often be difficult to figure out whether they are suffering from an allergy or whether they have simply caught some virus or infection. While allergies often surface after a child crosses the age of four, some of them may start to show signs of food allergies even before that. Otherwise, children below this age may be reacting to dust or pollen in the air.
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 06:52:51 -0500If you can't breathe through your nose, have lost your sense of smell and even taste, you could be suffering from nasal polyps. That was the case for me. Even though your doctor may suggest surgery, removing nasal polyps naturally can be a much better option.
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:58:02 -0600Every year it's the same, allergy doctors warn that this season will be the worst ever for allergies, and warn everyone to be ready. April is typically the worst month for those with spring allergies, but they can last through June and into the summer for some unlucky folks.
Thu, 03 Mar 2016 10:56:45 -0600Allergies can really imprison a person indoors. The best way to combat allergies is to know your environment and surroundings to understand how to work with it. Enclosed is a list of some of the plants and their characteristics you should be aware of.
Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:33:04 -0600The Kinesiologist, 'Mary', sat and listened while I answered her question on what I generally ate. My sister, swears by her.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:14:07 -0600Living with food allergies are a fact of life for 15 million Americans and many more around the world. It's best to proactively identify foods that may be problematic for you. While you undergo allergy testing, enclosed are some steps you can take on your own to identify which foods you may be allergic to.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:31:37 -0600Allergy season is truly upon us, and it has affected me personally for many years. That's why I've been researching ways you (and I) can combat allergies.
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:03:45 -0600If you want to free yourself from allergic disorders then with the advancement of the technology several new techniques has been developed like sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT). This new treatment of alternative medicine utilizes the blood vessels underneath the tongue as a way to introduce minute dosages of allergy-causing substances into the body, instead of using allergy testing shots.
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:54:25 -0600The aim of this article is to create awareness about harmful effects of chemical based Holi colours. Next this article aims at shifting the consumers to safe natural and organic Holi colours.
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:31:14 -0600Sore throats can be painful in the morning, but they typically improve as the day wears on. The most common causes of sore throats in the morning are mouth-breathing while you sleep, dry air, post-nasal drip or a viral or bacterial infection. If your sore throat gets worse, contact a doctor. If it remains persistently sore in the mornings, but gets better as the day goes on, it's probably from dry air that is irritating your mucous membranes. Let's take a look at home remedies for dealing with a dry, sore throat in the mornings.
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:55:47 -0600If you seem to always "have a cold" or other upper respiratory infection, these recurring bouts of illness may in fact be chronic sinusitis. And if that's the case, you may find that you're at risk of developing issues that are even more troubling or debilitating than prolonged periods of not feeling well. Some of the more serious complications or outcomes of unresolved sinus infections are:
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:14:38 -0500As more and more allergies surface today, we seem to be no further ahead at these dreaded symptoms. Learn about treatments both allopathically and naturopathically.
Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:05:44 -0500Did you know that you're probably sleeping on top of millions of microscopic creatures, and their feces? They're dust mites, and can cause havoc on you home, mattress, and your respiratory system. Continue reading to learn more about them, and what you can do to prevent their build-up.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:33:33 -0500Ragweed pollen is one of the most common causes of hay fever, and it affects one in five Americans and 85% of allergy sufferers. There are over 15 species of ragweed pollen in the U.S., and it can thrive just about anywhere, from the humid Northwest to the desert-dry Southwest. However, ragweed plants are most commonly found in rural areas and open spaces that get abundant sunshine. And just one tiny plant can produce up to a billion grains of pollen in one season.
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:42:46 -0500How poison ivy is caught, and what is in the plants that give you the rash. Poison ivy, sumac, and oak have this in common and you should stay away from it.
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:42:11 -0500Some unusual medication allergies get highlighted. What to watch for and what to do.
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:20:20 -0500It is a little-known fact that the air inside your house is dirtier than the air outside it. No matter what you do - how many windows you open or whatever - this will always be the case. This is true simply because of the amount of hiding places that your house has for dust and other particles, while at the same time having a limited amount of escape routes for the particles.
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:47:31 -0500Hay fever can be debilitating. The constant nose blowing and sniffing and sneezing can be a major irritation to both you and those around you. In order to be able to find a cure for hay fever, you need to know what the cause is.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:18:40 -0500Utricaria is also commonly known as Hives and it is generally a form of skin rash or allergy. The symptoms include red splotches on the face, arms, legs and genitals that start to burn and form weals and reddish bumps all over the affected area of the skin. There are two types of Hives; Acute and chronic utricaria. In order to understand how this severe allergy can be avoided, it is important to learn about the disease itself.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:29:51 -0500Nasal polyps are very frustrating and cause all sorts of symptoms. Learn how to remove nasal polyps naturally and safe yourself a trip to the doctor.
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:27:09 -0500Chronic Sinus infections - or sinusitis - occur when your sinuses become inflamed and swollen. A bacteria or a virus can cause sinusitis. How do you know? Here are 5 Signs your allergies might not be allergies at all. They might be a chronic sinus infection.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:48:21 -0500Having problems breathing through your nose? Think you have nasal polyps? Learn the symptoms, what kinds of people are most likely to get them and how they can be prevented.
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:42:41 -0500Do you have sinus irritation from nasal polyps? Wouldn't it be nice if you could get relief naturally and possibly even prevent them?
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 06:50:51 -0500Are nasal polyps a problem for you or someone you know? Learn about how to prevent them, treat them and how do get them removed.
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:41:16 -0500Do you have nasal polyps? Well here are some nasal polyp removal options you may want to consider.
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:16:39 -0500Not being able to breathe through your nose, losing your sense of smell, taste and having facial pains are all symptoms of nasal polyps. Do you think you might have polyps in your nose or have you been diagnosed with nasal polyps? If so you may want to know about your nasal polyps treatment options.
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:27:06 -0500What is IBS? Known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, one of the causes can be food allergies.
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:05:54 -0500Learn about nasal polyps. What they are, the symptoms and how you can remove nasal polyps.
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:58:09 -0500Having trouble breathing through your nose? Having issues with smell, taste or having facial pain? You have have nasal polyps. Learn what they are and how to treat them.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:34:22 -0500In the United States, there is a small population of people that are sensitive to gluten. As a result, they have to eliminate wheat, spelt, oaks, and barely from their diet and find alternatives, like gluten-free bread, rolls, bagels, and cereal. In this article it will explain the symptoms of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:49:53 -0500MSM is a natural mineral made of sulfur that has been shown in studies to relieve arthritis, headaches, back pain, and also contribute to stronger hair and nails. Now it's been found to be effective for allergies as well.
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:13:05 -0500It is common for at least one family member to suffer with some kind of allergy or related health condition. Allergic reactions are often caused by the use of common store products, especially laundry soaps. To avoid these issues, more and more consumers are learning about hypoallergenic detergents.
Fri, 29 May 2015 08:21:15 -0500You bring them home unintentionally. And, in vague invite them to feed on your blood. They give you in return - the rashes. Ticks bite rashes.
Mon, 04 May 2015 11:48:27 -0500As with most issues in life which affect our health, obviously the better you have taken care of yourself on a daily basis, the fewer problems you should have with other issues, such as allergies. So, in my opinion, the standard advice applies here, too. Eat your veggies, take your vitamins, exercise, and get plenty of sleep.
Fri, 01 May 2015 07:48:02 -0500If you have ever suffered from allergies, you are part of a large group of people who deal with this affliction. Allergies have the potential to make life miserable, but thankfully there are ways to combat them. Here are a few ways to help you suffer less and give your allergies a good fight. Maintain a healthy diet. Putting the right building blocks into your body is the best way to ensure the proper function of all body systems. Your body needs a wide variety of fruit, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats, and lean proteins. By eating a well-balanced whole foods diet, you will be well on your way to conquering your allergy symptoms.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:26:11 -0500Allergies are very common in children. Some may suffer from seasonal allergies while others may have them throughout the year. It is important to find out the cause of the illness so that your child can get tested and treated as soon as possible.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:32:02 -0500Researchers say children exposed to certain germs at an early age may have improved immune function for fighting allergies and other illnesses. Read more...
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:33:26 -0500Spring is here! Your eyes are itchy, your nose is runny, you feel irritable - must be allergies right? Not necessarily! In most cases in early spring patients are experiencing an excess heat condition internally, drying out the eyes and sinuses resulting in allergy-like symptoms.
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:20:57 -0500Whenever you use a new OTC antihistamine, test it out at home first. Some of these drugs can make you sleepy and impair your reflexes. Even when there is no severe warning listed on the label, take the initial dose whey you are in the comfort of your own home and do not need to operate a vehicle or anything else potentially hazardous if you become drowsy.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:49:05 -0600An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system works overtime. For some people, certain substances do not agree with their body. The immune system then tries to get rid of these foreign substances from the body and in the process, the person has an allergic reaction. It could be a mild reaction or it could get severe. Some people may only react to one substance while others may react to many substances.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:04:50 -0600Allergies have been one of the leading causes of death in the nation for hundreds of years. If you look closely, every restaurant or cafeteria, deli or bakery must now legally have a sign regarding food allergies and stating the use of any soy, dairy or wheat products in the facility. This could easily be a result of the fact that every three minutes, a person experiences a severe or life-threatening event regarding an allergic reaction to something they ingested or touched.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:59:39 -0600Likely you've noticed, but there are a growing number of people with food "issues." It might be a food intolerance, a food sensitivity, or even a very serious, life threatening food allergy. I'm one of them. Maybe you are too.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:12:34 -0600If sinus infection symptoms are plaguing you, it might be time to see the doctor. After home remedies don't work, a doctor can provide an effective treatment.
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:56:20 -0600Vaccines save lives. They keep our children, our families and our neighbors healthier, even those who do not get vaccinated. So every time someone ignorantly speaks out in opposition to vaccinations, other people get harmed.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:01:05 -0600Modern medicine has improved lives in recent decades. However, the effectiveness of expensive 'Over the Counter' medications has long been debated, now there is evidence to suggest hay fever medication is not only ineffective, but dangerous.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:43:22 -0600To better understand the treatment for post nasal drip it's essential to first understand the root causes. As we know post nasal drip symptoms can be numerous and can range from post nasal drip coughs to a chronic sore throat and bad breath.
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 09:06:27 -0600Pretty much everyone has seen dust floating around in their home, room or somewhere. And pretty much everyone would agree that if that dust is floating around, we're probably breathing some of it, right? Breathing dust with all of its' components (dirt, dust mites, mold spores, fibers, bacteria, etc) definitely makes allergy, asthma and respiratory symptoms worse for most people, so of course, filtering the air is a good idea to prevent that.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:48:26 -0600Candida albicans is a variety of parasitic fungi found in the gut flora of human beings. These diploid myco-heterotrophs are generally present as both yeast and filamentous cells and are known to proliferate under certain conditions and hamper the normal functions of human organs.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:49:28 -0600Not being able to breathe, it can be a total pain in the butt! This is especially true if you like to be active, get out and about and not be hindered with a seemingly simple problem as breathing through your nose.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:16:56 -0600Unfortunately for many young children, the sinuses do not fully develop until late into the teenage years. Although very small, the ethmoid sinuses (between the eyes), and the maxillary sinuses (those behind the cheek) are found in newborns. However, unlike adults treating sinus infection symptoms in pediatric cases can be difficult to diagnose because often, similar symptoms can be exhibited in the event of other health issues, such as allergies or a viral infection. Here are a few tips for treating sinus infections in your child.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:38:48 -0600Do you struggle with allergy problems every year? Have you tried every over-the-counter treatment available but still suffer symptoms? Did you know a chiropractor may actually be able to help you? To find out how, click here.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:53:51 -0600Candida antibodies tests are necessary to determine if the body needs any external medications to recover from fungal infection. The pathogen has the ability to self-stabilise itself and not allow the gut microbiota to recover and re-establish the normal metabolic environment.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:50 -0500Nasal polyps are common benign growths of the nose and paranasal sinuses. They have the appearance of peeled grapes, and they are sometimes associated with allergies or asthma. When small they are asymptomatic and require no treatment. But larger polyps are symptomatic with nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea the predominant symptoms. Medication and/or surgery are the main forms of treatment.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:59:16 -0500Candida albicans are saprophytic diploid fungus commonly found in the microflora of body cavities. They grow as both yeast and filamentous cells and can cause oral and genital infections especially in compromised immune systems (immunocompromised).
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:00:53 -0500There are several different types of allergies including food and airborne allergies, and though they are increasing worldwide there is a lot we still don't know about them. We do know that an allergic reaction is triggered when the immune system mistakenly identifies an allergen as harmful. An allergen is a substance like mold, pollen or some substance in food that upon entering our body causes our immune system to release certain chemicals to attack the invader.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:17 -0500A large number of people suffer from pollen and other seasonal allergies that cause sore itchy throat, Sneezing, Nasal congestion and more. Read this article to learn the precautions you can take to avoid pollen and seasonal allergies and how personal air purifiers can help offer relieve your discomfort.
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:37:59 -0500A food allergy is caused when the body's immune system triggers off an abnormal response to a certain type of food. The human body in general develops a high degree of tolerance to food in order to survive.
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:30:38 -0500Seasonal pollen allergies affect millions of people every year. The sneezing, wheezing, congestion and itching can make day to day life unbearable.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:42:32 -0500Isn't it strange how some people suffer with allergies, while others are completely fine? Have you ever wondered why this happens? In this article I'm going to pull back the curtain and share with you why this happens as well as a nifty idea to fighting off allergic reactions.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:35:50 -0500Anaphylaxis is a very dangerous allergic reaction. Discover the symptoms of it and 2 Ideas to prevent getting it!
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:44:35 -0500Spring has been slow in coming to the Northeast this year, with lingering cold temperatures and the occasional flurry. But it was abundantly clear that spring weather is on its way at a family gathering this past weekend when my highly allergic brother sneezed no less than 100 times. I could be exaggerating the number, but I think he'd agree that there may as well have been that many.
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 06:39:40 -0500I suffered with seasonal allergies for most of my life until I discovered simple natural tricks to relive my symptoms and heal my body. Allergy medicines can provide some relief until it's time to take the next dose. Many allergy medications have a long list of short side effects, however, long-term effects may not be known for some of the newer medications. Natural remedies may provide the relief you want for yourself and your family.
Fri, 30 May 2014 09:40:15 -0500The American Lung Association (ALA) released the 2014 rankings for the cities with the highest and lowest amount of air pollution. The ALA divides the tested pollution into three categories: ozone, year round particle pollution and short-term particle pollution. The Los Angeles Long Beach area ranked in the top five for all three categories with other cities in California among them.
Fri, 23 May 2014 16:17:42 -0500Allergic reactions are very common all over the world. In fact, a number of people often aren't even aware that they are suffering from an allergy and they think that they are ill. Being able to identify an allergic reaction is essential because every allergy is treated differently. Some reactions can get very serious and can cause a lot of harm to the body so it is important to know how to treat the allergy properly.
Fri, 23 May 2014 11:46:49 -0500Spring would be so nice if it weren't for all the sneezing, the runny nose, and puffy eyes that come with the season. The reality is that for many who suffer from seasonal allergies, it is hard to find anywhere that you're safe from the symptoms of hay fever. Many even suffer at home, the one place where being symptom-free would most benefit their quality of life.
Wed, 21 May 2014 10:16:38 -0500For those with severe allergies, chronic respiratory infections, COPD and similar ailments, maintaining good health and controlling symptoms is often a daily fight. And a lot of that fight is often because they stay indoors a lot, which unfortunately can easily expose them to more allergens, mold spores, and airborne bacteria, making matters even worse. Other than medications and breathing treatments, one effective course of action is...
Tue, 20 May 2014 09:05:46 -0500Food intolerance vs. food allergies. What the symptoms are, how to get tested and what you can do to get on the path to feeling better.
Wed, 14 May 2014 08:58:50 -0500As we're all thrilled to see the snow melting and the weather getting warmer, a subset of us cringes at the arrival of spring and the allergies it can often bring along with it. Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, manifests as a runny nose, itchy, red and/or watery eyes, sneezing and nasal congestion. According to the Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation, it is estimated that 20-25% of Canada's population suffers from hay fever.