September 16, 2019
Stop hay fever in its tracks!
Sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes may feel just like you have a cold, but if it’s Spring-time, you may be suffering from hay fever. Luckily, there are ways to prevent and treat the symptoms of hay fever.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…)Read More