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People with Allergies Often Leave Life-Saving Epinephrine at Home

Serious allergic reactions can be life threatening, often impacting a patient so quickly even an ambulance might not be able to arrive quickly enough to keep them from suffering injury or even death. Yet despite this, medical studies show only about half of all such patients who have received epinephrine auto-injectors keep the life saving […]

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Scientists Devise New, More Accurate Peanut Allergy Test

Peanut allergies are a serious problem, with almost every one out of 55 people suffering from the potentially fatal allergy. There have been blood tests around for a long time that can check for a peanut allergy, but they have been inaccurate at best, often giving false positives because the test cannot differentiate between a […]

Get a Pet, Move to the Country: You’ll Be Healthier

New medical research compared people living in urban environments to those making their homes and lives in rural settings. The findings indicate rural dwellers are healthier both physically as well as mentally. Their bodies are more resistant to disease, and they’re more emotionally stable. A joint study between universities in the United States as well […]

Here’s One Allergy Symptom You May Not Expect This Spring: Vertigo

When spring comes, it brings with it pollen and other seasonal allergens. All those plants waking up from the dormant winter are opening up their leaves and spreading their pollen to the winds, causing your eyes and nose to start swelling shut. Fortunately for most allergy sufferers, the worst of the symptoms tend to be […]

Why Most People Pick the Wrong Allergy Medications

It’s springtime, and that means hay fever, red noses, and a host of other allergy symptoms from all of the pollen and other plant materials in the air. And, understandably, most of us reach for various types of allergy medicines in order to help treat those coughy, sneezy, springtime symptoms that can make an otherwise […]

Why the 2018 Allergy Season Is Expected to Be a Bad One

Allergy sufferers always dread the coming of spring, and this year might bring more misery than usual as winter recedes into spring. Though April is just getting started, the Allergy & Asthma Care center in New York has data showing nearly one in three locations across the United States has modern or high levels of […]

Deviated Septum

What is a deviated septum?  Are you have difficulty breathing, nasal congestion, noisy breathing at night and no matter what you do it won’t go away?  Your septum is the part between your nostrils that is made up of cartilage and bone. When your septum becomes deviated it is when that part of your nose […]

Allergens Hiding in Your Child’s Bedroom

Have you noticed lately that your child’s cold symptoms have been lasting longer than a normal cold?  A normal cold can stay in a system between 7-10 days. If a runny nose, itchy eyes, and sneezing keep happening after this your child may have an allergy. Allergy symptoms can be very similar to a cold […]

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Allergy Blood Test

A chronic condition some people can be afflicted by is allergies. When someone has an allergy, it means their immune system is compromised to some extent. A normal immune system response reacts against things that pose real danger, such as bacteria, infectious substances, and viruses. Allergic immune system responses see the response being targeted on […]

Sniffing Out the Best Allergy Treatment

Every year, millions of United States citizens are stricken with symptoms from allergies. Allergists are looking to offer relief by forming a new group to look at guidelines on how people can effectively manage the troublesome effects. Their recommendation is topped by advising allergy sufferers to use nasal steroid sprays. The American College of Allergy, […]