Category Archives: ALLERGIES

Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful

Steer clear of triggers you may not have known existed For some families, Halloween means being on guard for food allergy triggers like peanuts in tiny candy bars. Some fun-sized bars contain no labels to alert you to allergens, so parents must be on the lookout. The ingredients can change depending on the size, so […]

Tips for Avoiding Frightful Food Allergies this Halloween

Between dodging vampires in haunted houses and listening to tales of terror, Halloween can be a scary time of make-believe. But for the four percent of children with food allergies, Halloween can be a real, horrifying experience. Holiday treats can have many hidden allergens in them, causing a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis. “Common […]

Seasonal Allergy Survival Guide

It’s spring time which means trees are blossoming, flowers are blooming, the sun is shining but that also means that allergies are everywhere. Allergies happen when your immune system is affected by a normal substance, which are also known as invaders. When this happens, it in turn causes your body to produce a protein known […]

Mold Allergy Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

Mold thrives in moisture so areas in your home where water can accumulate are the places prone to mold build up. These tiny mold spores can become airborne and cause mold allergy symptoms and reactions. Molds are a part of the natural environment and can grow both indoor and outdoor –making it a difficult allergen […]

Participating in Outdoor Activities During the Spring Allergy Season

For any seasonal allergy sufferer, the thought of participating in an outdoor activity during spring time can seem horrifying. But if you take the right precautionary steps you can go out and play a game of kickball, go for an afternoon stroll, or do any other activity while keeping your symptoms under control. If you […]

Everyday Food That Provides Natural Allergy Relief

We all know that a healthy diet can do wonders for your body. Eating the right food makes your skin look better, it reduces the risk of several illnesses and it makes your body function better in general. But did you know that eating the right food can also aid you with seasonal allergies. Though food […]

An Overview of the Spring Allergy Season

When it comes to spring season there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that the weather will be great! The temperatures will be moderate, the birds will be chirping and the flowers will be blooming. That brings us to the bad news; seeing flowers bloom is a beautiful thing, but with […]