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Make Allergy Triggers DisappearPart -2

Make Allergy Triggers DisappearPart -2

Last time we were talking about two very common allergy triggers found in most homes.These were mold and dust caused by dirty furnace and air conditioner filters.There is also some information on the importance of having the right humidity in your home to make the air as comfortable as possible for
A Brief Introduction to the Shellfish Allergy

A Brief Introduction to the Shellfish Allergy

Many individuals - both young and old - suffer from a shellfish allergy. While the causes behind this type of allergy are misunderstood to one degree or another, it has been determined that there is no cure for this at this time.
Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Learn the definition of perennial allergic rhinitis.
Sinus Surgery

Sinus Surgery

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of sinus surgery including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
HEPA Air Purifier for Allergy Relief

HEPA Air Purifier for Allergy Relief

With all the airborne irritants and pollutants, you may require more than just medication or frequent cleaning to get allergy relief. Using a HEPA air purifier is more likely to provide sustained allergy relief than medication or homeopathic remedies.
How to Treat and Prevent Chicken Allergies

How to Treat and Prevent Chicken Allergies

Allergies to meat such as chicken meat are very common nowadays. There are so many people suffering from allergies coming from chicken meat. Chicken allergy is the adverse reaction of the body's immune system to chickens.
A 'Cure' For Chronic Allergies? Shots Help Patients Develop Long-Lasting Immunity

A 'Cure' For Chronic Allergies? Shots Help Patients Develop Long-Lasting Immunity

One in five Americans suffers from chronic allergy symptoms, and about 17 million more suffer from asthma, which often includes shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing. All are symptoms which can greatly impair a person's quality of life. Traditionally, the first thing an allergist will do i
5 Questions to Ask With Poorly Controlled Asthma

5 Questions to Ask With Poorly Controlled Asthma

When you are doing everything your doctor asks but your asthma is still poorly controlled, step back and ask yourself these simple questions.
Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study

Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say
Managing Allergies at Work

Managing Allergies at Work

Allergy symptoms are the No. 2 reason adults miss work. And even if you stoically go in, the effect of allergies at work has been called "presenteeism" -- being at work, but out of it. These tips can help you work well with allergies.
The Incredible Benefits of Using an Essential Oil Diffuser in Your Home and Office

The Incredible Benefits of Using an Essential Oil Diffuser in Your Home and Office

An essential oil diffuser release oils into the air in a very, very fine mist. Because no heat is involved, the whole oil molecule stays intact, and you're breathing essential oils into the lungs, the air around is ionized andcleansed, odors and mold are neutralized, and the room smells great.
Children's Asthma - Are You Ready For the Danger Months?

Children's Asthma - Are You Ready For the Danger Months?

According to a study in Philadelphia, October, November, and December are the times of the year when seems to be at its highest levels. The researchers found that these months were the highest for hospitalization and an increase in asthma medication taken compared to the summer months which were a l
How To Recognize Asthma Cough And What To Do About It

How To Recognize Asthma Cough And What To Do About It

That chronic cough may well be a symptom of asthma. But how will you know? This article explains why a persistent cough should not be ignored!
Wheat Allergy Foods

Wheat Allergy Foods

Shopping with wheat allergies is not half as bad as it appears. The first couple of times you have to pay close attention to every product's ingredients which will inevitably make the shopping process longer. You'll also notice that your grocery bill will be slightly higher when you'r
Seafood Allergies

Seafood Allergies

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of seafood allergies including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.
Should I Get Allergy Shots?

Should I Get Allergy Shots?

Also called immunotherapy, these shots can help people with severe allergies, our expert says.
Inhaled Steroids Safe During Pregnancy

Inhaled Steroids Safe During Pregnancy

Inhaled Steroid Safe During Pregnancy, Don't Slow Babies' Growth
Different Types of Allergens

Different Types of Allergens

There are so many different types of allergens that can trigger an allergic reaction that it is almost impossible to enumerate them all. The most common allergens include pollen grains, dust, moulds, medicines, insects' bites and stings and others.
Your Allergy Testing Map

Your Allergy Testing Map

It is helpful to know about your allergy testing options before you go to the doctor.The type of allergy testing depends on what you suspect you are allergic to and the severity of your reaction.