Reducing Allergy Risk At Home

Reducing Allergy Risk At Home

Most people suffer from some kind of allergy. Some people can experience from mild to severe reaction to certain allergens. It is important for people to understand their allergies and make sure to identify the ways to prevent allergies from getting worse. Here are some tips to minimizing allergy risk at home, especially for people […]

Natural Ways To Combat Allergies

Natural Ways To Combat Allergies

Allergies are common problem among many people today. Seasonal allergies most especially are concern since people always expect them at a certain period of the year. People sometimes try to cope up with allergies using over-the-counter medications. But there are side effects such as drowsiness that many people would rather not experience. For those who […]

Preventing Food Allergies From Spoiling Your Summer

Preventing Food Allergies From Spoiling Your Summer

Summer is a great time for going outdoors. This may include getting together more often with friends and families over a picnic or outdoor barbecue. For those with certain food allergies, these get-togethers might be something to be concerned about. Food allergies can easily prevent you from trying to enjoy going on picnics and barbecues […]

Study Suggests People Misdiagnose Food Allergies Often

Study Suggests People Misdiagnose Food Allergies Often

A new study suggests that most people who think that they may have allergies to certain foods may actually do not. A recent study organized by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reports that while 30 percent of people believe that they have food allergies, only fewer than 5 percent actually do. The said study was published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The team of researchers looked into 72 previous food allergy studies publishe…

Allergies and Cold Prevention

Allergies and Cold Prevention

People can easily develop allergies and cold during spring season. With the changes happening to the environment at this time, allergens may fill the air and trigger allergic symptoms in some people. These allergies, if not take cared of, can lead to sinus infections. Here are some tips on how to prevent this from happening.Do some spring cleaning.The winter season may have brought dust and molds to accumulate inside your home. These are allergens that can easily trigger bothersome allergic symp…

Allergy Medication Side Effects

Allergy Medication Side Effects

People who suffer from common allergies usually go to using anti-allergy medication in order to avoid the symptoms that may follow. But along with using anti-allergy medications, there can be some surprising side effects that may be experienced. Here are some of them.Low Sex DriveThere are some anti-allergy medications that also have a depressive effect. And because of this, they can affect a person’s sex drive. That is why it is important to consult with your doctor if this becomes a serious pr…

Natural Allergy Treatments

Natural Allergy Treatments

Spring brings about allergy season. A lot of people with serious cases of allergies may need to avoid going outside that often in order to prevent their allergies from flaring up. Knowing the different treatments for allergies may also help alleviate the problem in many ways. Here are several natural allergy treatments that you can try out if you ever want to explore alternative options other than the usual medications.CapsaicinCapsaicin is a compound usually found in spicy foods. It is what giv…

Flu Vaccine and Egg Allergy

Flu Vaccine and Egg Allergy

The flu vaccine may contain some amount of egg protein. This means that people with egg allergy could have an allergic reaction when given the flu vaccine. Fortunately for people with egg allergy, flu vaccines may be administered by experienced physicians under certain conditions. However, most reactions to flu vaccines are not caused by egg-allergy. How common is egg allergyFood allergies are more common in children than in adults. The prevalence of egg allergy depends on age and history of all…

How to Beat Allergies On Your Next Run

How to Beat Allergies On Your Next Run

It’s difficult to focus on your exercise routine when you’re sneezing all throughout the way. To get rid of your allergies and to get the most out of your exercise, you can do it the old fashion way and ask your doctor about possible treatment options. You can also do the following health.com’s DYI strategies to beat allergies and more on your next run. AllergiesSchedule your run between 5-9am when allergens are at their lowest. Choose the route with the fewest flowers and/or trees. It also help…

Alternative Flours and Benefit of Wheat Allergy

Alternative Flours and Benefit of Wheat Allergy

Having wheat allergy or living with someone who has it can be a real problem. Just imagine all the foods that contain wheat: household staples like bread, pasta, and even some soups and baking powder. However, there is an upside to this otherwise grim scenario, as Health.com senior editor Sean Kelley found out. Due to his son’s wheat allergy, he has been experimenting with different flours to find a suitable replacement for wheat. He has been testing amaranth, nutty, gluten-free flour made from …