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Allergies

Allergies
October 7, 2019

Scientifically proven hay fever hacks

Hay fever is an allergic reaction to pollen. This causes your body to freak out when it catches the slightest whiff of the substance.
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Allergies
August 8, 2019

Can immunotherapy help to treat allergies?

Treatment like immunotherapy may work when others don’t. Some cancers like skin cancer don’t respond well to radiation or chemotherapy but may start to improve after immunotherapy.
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Allergies
June 17, 2019

Myth-busting: The truth about allergies

Beliefs can be hard to change even after you’ve found out that they’re scientifically wrong. Allergies are no different; let’s bust the myths of allergies.
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Allergies
March 19, 2019

Can you treat seasonal allergies with your diet?

Your allergies are acting up again and the usual remedies aren’t helping. Maybe it’s time to change your approach and start at the root of the problem? First stop:  your gut health.
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Allergies
December 8, 2017

Are you allergic or are you intolerant?

You were all excited for that new gastronomic fusion cooking class, but alas, your stomach just doesn’t agree with the food. Which is strange, because you know you’re not allergic to any of the items. So, what’s going on? Have you developed a recent food allergy, or is it intolerance? A food intolerance can manifest some of the same signs and symptoms as a food allergy, so it’s easy to confuse the two. Food allergy A food allergy means that your immune system is attacking what it thinks could be a harmful invader in your body. This causes immediate symptoms…
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Allergies
April 20, 2017

Battling with chronic sinusitis?

What is it? Sinusitis is triggered by allergies, a cold, or an infection. Chronic sinuses last up to several weeks; even for years. The inflammation of the nasal tissues causes a blockage in the holes that would normally drain sinuses. In some cases, this is caused by the structure of your nasal passages. What is a deviated septum? A deviated septum is a nose injury that you could be born with, or developed before birth. In many instances, it could be from an accident later in life, which re-positioned the wall dividing your nostrils. A clear indication of a deviated…
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AllergiesFood & nutritionRecipes
February 11, 2017

Four Valentine’s recipes for fussy eaters

It’s almost the month of love, and you're in the mood to bake something sweet. But you have food allergies… so now what? Whether you’re working around your own or a loved one’s food allergy, it can be a hassle – especially on Valentine’s Day. But it doesn’t have to be a romantic bust. Try these scrumptious, allergy-friendly recipes for the most common food allergies. (And, of course, don't overindulge in the sweet treats! We wouldn't want you to get ill.) Allergic to eggs? Most baked goods call for eggs, which can be frustrating if you can’t eat them. That…
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Allergies
November 17, 2016

How to stop sneezing and sniffling this spring

"Bless you!" ARRRRGH! Hay fever is annoying. If the endless sneezing, stuffy nose and scratchy throat are getting the better of you, here's what you can do. (more…)
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Allergies
November 12, 2016

Can cleaning make allergies WORSE?

If you or your children battle with allergies, you probably keep your home sparkling clean to get rid of any triggers. But what if your cleaning materials are part of the problem? (more…)
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