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Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:58:39 -0600

 



How Do I Know What I Am Allergic To?

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:06:03 -0500

Almost 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.



Dietary Dos and Don'ts for Managing Allergies

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:00:35 -0500

Is there a connection between warm weather and allergies? Can your diet effect allergies? Find out some facts here.



Natural Remedies You Can Use to Improve Your Allergy Symptoms

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:15:27 -0500

Preventing 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.



Staying Slim AND Satisfied While on a Gluten-Free Diet

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:03:00 -0500

How 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!



Natural Remedies You Can Use to Improve Your Allergy Symptoms

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:42:03 -0500

Allergies 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.



What Are Allergies?

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:33:34 -0500

An 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.



How to Protect Yourself From Allergies

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:15:11 -0500

Allergy 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?



What to Do If Someone Is Having a Severe Allergic Reation

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:33:45 -0500

Anaphylaxis, 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?



3 Tips for Finding Relief During Horrible Allergy Seasons

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:47:46 -0500

Seasonal 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.



Latex Mattresses - Make Your Bed Allergy Free

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:44:53 -0500

Suffering 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.



Allergies 102: Identifying and Treating Tree Nut Allergy

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 06:54:09 -0500

Food 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.



Hay Fever and Mowing Grass - Some Solutions

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:17:07 -0500

Do 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:



The Importance of Gut Flora and Allergy Prevention

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 06:57:32 -0500

By 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?



How To Know If Your Child Is Suffering From A Seasonal Allergy

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:02:46 -0500

You 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.



Why Do Food Allergies Happen?

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:08:14 -0500

From 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.



Why Do More People Have Allergies Now Than Ever Before?

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:50:32 -0500

Poor immune system contributes to you having allergies. Have you wondered why there is such a big rise in allergies?



The Chemistry of Allergies

Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10:29:04 -0500

Allergies 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?



Is It Possible to Be Allergic to Your Internet Wi-Fi?

Thu, 26 May 2016 10:20:36 -0500

Do 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.



Is There a Link Between Dishwashers and Your Allergies?

Fri, 20 May 2016 06:40:07 -0500

With the rise of allergies the medical community is exploring if dishwashers are contributing to this issue. Find out more here.



Is There a Link Between Allergies and Farm Antibiotics?

Wed, 11 May 2016 13:22:40 -0500

Allergies 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.



Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity - Is It Really Just "All in Your Head?"

Tue, 10 May 2016 10:52:32 -0500

In 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.



Are Your Cold Symptoms Really Allergies? Find Out

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:36:22 -0500

For 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.



Is Sinusitis A Communicable Disease?

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:39:51 -0500

Can 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.



Will an Air Purifier Cure Asthma or Allergies?

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:26:38 -0500

No, 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.



Is Climate Change Making Allergies Worse?

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:38:32 -0500

Are 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.



Allergies In Children: How They Affect The Ear, Nose And Throat

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:10:26 -0500

Children 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.



Removing Nasal Polyps Naturally May Be Better Than Surgery

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 06:52:51 -0500

If 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.



How To Deal With Allergies This Upcoming Spring Season

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:58:02 -0600

Every 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.



Guide: Which Arizona Plants Are Allergenic?

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 10:56:45 -0600

Allergies 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.



The Kinesiologist

Tue, 23 Feb 2016 15:33:04 -0600

The Kinesiologist, 'Mary', sat and listened while I answered her question on what I generally ate. My sister, swears by her.



Identifying and Preventing Food Allergies

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:14:07 -0600

Living 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.



How To Combat Allergy Season Effectively!

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:31:37 -0600

Allergy 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.



Naturopathic Allergy Testing - Old Problem, New Approach

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:03:45 -0600

If 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.



Step Up the Madness In You - Revel In Organic Colours This Holi

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:54:25 -0600

The 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.



Home Remedies for Morning Sore Throats

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:31:14 -0600

Sore 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.



5 Reasons It's Not Smart to Ignore Chronic Sinus Infections

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:55:47 -0600

If 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:



Combatting Allergies - A Cat And Mouse Game

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:14:38 -0500

As more and more allergies surface today, we seem to be no further ahead at these dreaded symptoms. Learn about treatments both allopathically and naturopathically.



Microscopic Monsters: The Destruction Dust Mites Create in Modern Living

Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:05:44 -0500

Did 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.



How Do I Know If I Have a Ragweed Allergy?

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:33:33 -0500

Ragweed 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.



What You Should Know About Poison Ivy, Oak And Sumac

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:42:46 -0500

How 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.



Childhood Allergy Insights

Tue, 29 Sep 2015 06:42:11 -0500

Some unusual medication allergies get highlighted. What to watch for and what to do.



The Solution To Indoor Air Pollution

Thu, 10 Sep 2015 08:20:20 -0500

It 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.



Hay Fever Causes and Cures

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:47:31 -0500

Hay 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.



How To Get Rid of Utricaria

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:18:40 -0500

Utricaria 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.



How to Remove Nasal Polyps

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:29:51 -0500

Nasal 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.



5 Signs Your "Allergies" May Actually Be A Chronic Sinus Infection

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:27:09 -0500

Chronic 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.



Who Gets Nasal Polyps and Can They Be Prevented?

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 06:48:21 -0500

Having 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.



How to Treat and Remove Nasal Polyps Naturally

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 06:42:41 -0500

Do you have sinus irritation from nasal polyps? Wouldn't it be nice if you could get relief naturally and possibly even prevent them?



Preventing, Treating and Removing Nasal Polyps

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 06:50:51 -0500

Are nasal polyps a problem for you or someone you know? Learn about how to prevent them, treat them and how do get them removed.



Want to Know How to Remove Nasal Polyps?

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:41:16 -0500

Do you have nasal polyps? Well here are some nasal polyp removal options you may want to consider.



Nasal Polyps and Nasal Polyps Treatment

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 06:16:39 -0500

Not 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.



IBS - What Is It?

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:27:06 -0500

What is IBS? Known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, one of the causes can be food allergies.



What Are Nasal Polyps, What Causes Them And Most Importantly How Do You Remove Nasal Polyps?

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:05:54 -0500

Learn about nasal polyps. What they are, the symptoms and how you can remove nasal polyps.



What Are Nasal Polyps, How Do You Treat Them And Can They Be Removed?

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:58:09 -0500

Having 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.



Symptoms of a Gluten Intolerance

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:34:22 -0500

In 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.



Ahh Chooo: MSM Is Effective for Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:49:53 -0500

MSM 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.



Why Families Are Using Hypoallergenic Laundry Detergent To Prevent Allergies

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:13:05 -0500

It 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.



Tick Bite: How to Distinguish Different Types of Rashes?

Fri, 29 May 2015 08:21:15 -0500

You bring them home unintentionally. And, in vague invite them to feed on your blood. They give you in return - the rashes. Ticks bite rashes.



Is It An Allergy, or Is It A Cold?

Mon, 04 May 2015 11:48:27 -0500

As 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.



Read This To Learn Hot To Reduce Your Allergy Symptoms

Fri, 01 May 2015 07:48:02 -0500

If 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.



Spring Allergies: How Do You Know If Your Child Is Suffering From One?

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:26:11 -0500

Allergies 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.



Can Being Too Clean Compromise Immunity?

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:32:02 -0500

Researchers say children exposed to certain germs at an early age may have improved immune function for fighting allergies and other illnesses. Read more...



It's Not All Allergies, It's Seasonal Change Too!

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:33:26 -0500

Spring 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.



Solid Advice On How To Deal With Allergies

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:20:57 -0500

Whenever 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.



What You Should Know About Allergic Reactions

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:49:05 -0600

An 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.



The Cure To Food Allergies: Indulging In Forbidden Pleasures

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:04:50 -0600

Allergies 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.



A Guide to Food "Allergy" Etiquette

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:59:39 -0600

Likely 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.



Do I Need To See a Doctor for My Sinus Symptoms?

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:12:34 -0600

If 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.



Vaccinations Protect, So Get Your Shots!

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:56:20 -0600

Vaccines 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.



The Danger of Hay Fever Tablets And How Bee Pollen May Provide the Solution

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:01:05 -0600

Modern 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.



Understanding Post Nasal Drip Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:43:22 -0600

To 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.



Room Humidifiers: A New Way to Keep Dust, Allergies and Asthma Under Control

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 09:06:27 -0600

Pretty 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.



Factors Leading to the Proliferation of Candida

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:48:26 -0600

Candida 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.



Natural Nasal Polyp Removal

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 10:49:28 -0600

Not 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.



How to Treat Your Child's Sinus Infection Symptoms

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:16:56 -0600

Unfortunately 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.



Combating Allergies With Chiropractic Care

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:38:48 -0600

Do 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.



Want to Have a Candida Antibodies Test With ImuPro?

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:53:51 -0600

Candida 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.



Nasal Polyps - Presentation and Management

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:50 -0500

Nasal 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.



What Is Candida Albicans and Humoral Response (IgG)

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:59:16 -0500

Candida 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).



Food Allergies - Why You Get Them and How to Control Them

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:00:53 -0500

There 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.



Pollen Allergies: Symptoms, Precautions and Cure With Air Purifiers

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:17 -0500

A 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.



What Is a Food Allergy?

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:37:59 -0500

A 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.



8 Tips For Reducing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:30:38 -0500

Seasonal pollen allergies affect millions of people every year. The sneezing, wheezing, congestion and itching can make day to day life unbearable.



What Causes Allergies - Why Some People Get Them and Others Don't!

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:42:32 -0500

Isn'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.



Anaphylaxis Symptoms With 2 Ideas on Preventing It!

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:35:50 -0500

Anaphylaxis is a very dangerous allergic reaction. Discover the symptoms of it and 2 Ideas to prevent getting it!



Spring Allergy Survival Guide

Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:44:35 -0500

Spring 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.



Best Natural Tricks For Dealing With Seasonal Allergies

Fri, 06 Jun 2014 06:39:40 -0500

I 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.



Is Your City the Worst for Pollution?

Fri, 30 May 2014 09:40:15 -0500

The 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.



Spotting Allergic Problems

Fri, 23 May 2014 16:17:42 -0500

Allergic 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.



Indoor Air Purification Fights Seasonal Allergies at Home

Fri, 23 May 2014 11:46:49 -0500

Spring 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.



Whole House UV Light and Portable Air Purifiers: Real Help for COPD, Allergies and Asthma

Wed, 21 May 2014 10:16:38 -0500

For 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...



Food Intolerance? Food Allergy? What Is the Difference?

Tue, 20 May 2014 09:05:46 -0500

Food 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.



Natural Tips to Prevent Seasonal Allergies

Wed, 14 May 2014 08:58:50 -0500

As 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.



2 Bizarre Ways To Treat Allergies And Autoimmunity

Wed, 07 May 2014 09:07:42 -0500

Suffering from allergies or another autoimmune disorder? Check out these two strange new treatments people are finding relief with.



Focus Mastery: Stress, Bagels and Focus? Oh My!

Fri, 02 May 2014 12:22:47 -0500

Focus is power. Focus is also the hottest commodity in today's world. Grabbing the focus of the buying public is the job of all marketing and media. It is how the world works. Accomplishing anything in your life requires your focus. Focus involves your mind, body and spirit. So let's start with what you and your children put in your body and how it affects your focus and that of your children.



Surviving Spring Allergies - Wise Tips From Chinese Medicine

Wed, 30 Apr 2014 08:40:44 -0500

Effectively dealing with seasonal allergies has been a lifetime quest, both personally and professionally as an acupuncturist. Many allergy remedies, whether pharmaceutical or herbal, are minimally effective. This article provides effective tips to quell allergies, drawing on the wisdom of Chinese medicine.



We Are Not Intolerant To Gluten

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08:24:38 -0500

Time after, it happened that I began having difficulties in digesting bread, pasta and pizza to the point of reducing the consumption of those products up to almost eliminating them from my table. I thought I had intolerance to gluten, due to my excessive intake of cereals.



Recurring Sinus Infection Treatment

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:45:14 -0500

In this article we're going to talk about Sinus Infections and ways to treat them. We'll also talk about ways to prevent them from recurring in the future.



Seven Ways to Be Supportive of Someone With Celiac Disease

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:00:17 -0500

Living with someone who has celiac disease takes some compassion and empathy. Here are 7 tips about living with someone on a gluten-free diet due to celiac disease.



Over The Counter Allergy Treatments

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:06:15 -0500

There are some choices for over the counter allergy treatments that can help you find fast relief. Many of them are not as effective as a prescription treatment, but your condition may not require it. Allergies can be difficult to manage right away, so having some options really helps.