Allergies

Even despite outdoor allergies, I still love it here

Seasonal or outdoor allergies North America and its great outdoor attractions is the best place to live. I mean, when you think about how many reasons there are in terms of going out and doing something, it’s amazing! There is no other place you can see me living apart from North America. But one of…

What are food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities?

Food allergies are due to IgE antibodies made to specific foods that an individual has developed for some reason because their body has misinterpreted food as a foreign invading protein. The presence of IgE antibodies against the specific food that a person is allergic to results in an immediate immune reaction of the body to…

Can you be allergic to chinchillas?

Chinchillas are adorable and endearing and provide many years of owner company, but can you be allergic to chinchillas? A not so well known information is that the chinchilla discharge proteins that make a person allergic. It is the expulsion in the form of urine and saliva and, in addition, they shed their fur once…

Chemical allergies for swimming pools

Staying in shape and having fun in the pool is great and it really is something you would love to do, but have you ever experienced changes to your body after swimming in the pool? If you answered a resounding YES, then there is a distinct possibility that you are actually experiencing allergy symptoms and…

MSM fights seasonal allergies and hay fever big time

Seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) affects more than 25 million Americans each year, and current studies indicate that the problem of seasonal allergies is on the rise. Numerous clinical observations and case studies have led researchers to propose that methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) can help significantly reduce the symptoms of SAR. In a 2002 study, fifty people with…

Sinus and allergies: three worst foods

Despite all the controversy over whether some foods in fact affect the environmental allergies and sinus problemsOne thing is for sure: Most people will answer yes when asked if their condition improved after stopping specific foods. At least, this has been the experience of many, in addition to mine, who had suffered from these two…

Are There Really Cures For Allergic Rhinitis?

Cures for allergic rhinitis Most of the medical community believes that there are no cures for allergic rhinitis, a condition characterized by sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes and commonly known as “hay fever.” Allergic rhinitis authorities say the only treatment includes avoiding allergens, taking antihistamines, and possibly “shots” for allergies when symptoms are severe or…

Is sinusitis a communicable disease?

In most cases, sinusitis or rhinosinusitis cannot be spread, but there are sinus infections that can be passed from one person to another. In this section we are going to see if sinusitis is contagious or not. Experts have different opinions on this. Sinusitis is usually caused by a sinus infection triggered by bacteria, viruses,…

Allergies – Ayurveda Treatment

Allergies refer to an overreaction of our immune system in response to body contact with certain foreign substances. These foreign substances are usually harmless. But, in a person whose body is prone to allergies, these foreign substances are recognized by the body and a part of the immune system is activated. Substances that cause allergies…

I highly recommend home remedies for cold sores

Due to the painful and sore effect of this ailment, the importance of identifying and recognizing natural remedies for cold sores is generally accepted in the healthcare industry. Fever blister is the other term used to describe this severe, fluid-filled blister that is a disease that usually appears on the lips, mouth, or roof of…