Allergies

Food, animal dander and the environment are all reasons that some people experience allergic reactions. Learn about the types of allergies and treatment options.

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A physical exam is an important tool that your doctor uses to gauge how healthy you are. See what a physician is looking for in a physical exam with the helpful information inside this article.

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In many cases more than one allergy trigger could be causing symptoms to appear in your body. Check out what else could be causing your allergies to flare up.

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Medications of any type can be a tricking thing to understand sometimes. Take a look at the information that we have gathered for here on the right and wrong ways to take medicine for an illness.

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Antihistamines can give relief of most allergy symptoms but they can have some nasty side effects. Learn more about antihistamines and what side effects you should watch for.

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Skin tests can help diagnose and reveal exactly what is causing a skin allergy to appear. Learn more about skin testing and the benefits that it can offer you if you suffer from skin related allergies.

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Mold has been attributed to causing allergies to form in the human body. Follow these tips for avoiding mold related allergies to live a healthier life.

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Pets are a common cause of allergy flare ups. Take a look inside this article to see if a pet is causing your allergies an whether you should keep or not to alleviate your pet allergy symptoms.

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Allergies are seasonal and are usually caused by an allergy trigger that is associated with the season. To best avoid an allergy find out what seasonal allergy triggers you can watch for to be allergy free.

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Antihistamines are a type of medication that can help ease the symptoms of an allergy. Discover how this drug can help treat and a wide range of allergies.

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When using any medication it is important to use it as directed. Learn more about using allergy medications, like antihistamines, correctly to help treat your allergy.

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How are allergy tests done? Learn more about how an allergy test is conducted, what you can expect and how to implement the result to treat your allergy symptoms.

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Avoiding allergens during the holidays is important to your health. Learn more about what you can do to avoid allergies during the holiday season.

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Eliminating dust mites completely is impossible, but you can greatly reduce their population in your home to cut down on the allergens they produce in their feces, which we can inhale into our lungs. Learn about controlling dust mites.

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Flushing the sinuses can be very therapeutic for those suffering from acute or chronic nasal congestion or allergies. Learn the proper method for sinus flushing.

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Of the many things parents are encouraged to freak out about, the fear that a peanut will cross your toddler's lips is way up there. Just how much fear is necessary, and how much is due to the 24-hour news cycle?

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Staving off seasonal sniffles with hot tea might be more effective than you realize, especially if you drizzle some honey in your cup. At least one study has shown that honey combats allergies.

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Allergies are nothing to ignore as they can have harmful side effects if left untreated. Learn when you should seek a physicians advice to treat the symptoms of an allergy that you are suffering from.

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Allergies and your immune system are closely related to one another. Find out how your immune system can make you more susceptible to contracting an allergy.

By Karen Serrano, MD

You may have more than one type of nasal inflammation, which can be caused by allergies or other conditions or irritants. See symptoms for different types of nasal inflammation to learn more.

By Karen Serrano, MD

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The allergies overview includes information on the causes, signs, symptoms, treatment, and medications for allergies. Learn all about allergies with the information inside this guide.

By Karen Serrano, MD

Allergy medication can be used to treat most every type of allergy. Find out how allergy medications can ease your symptoms and get you back on the healthy track.

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Allergy prevalence can differ by country, food and by person to name a few. Check out why allergy prevalence has been increasing over the years and what factors are contributing to this rise in allergy symptoms.

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One common type of symptom for a nasal allergy is a runny nose. Learn more about nasal allergies and their symptoms with the information that we gathered for you here.

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There are many different types of allergies that a person can contract from food, pets or plants. Check out the allergy treatment options and the benefits that they can give you.

By Karen Serrano, MD

Sometimes an allergy will take more than just a dose of medication to ease the symptoms. Find out the benefits and options an allergy strategy can give you.

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