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Allergies & Asthma : Health & Medical

Get Ready for Spring Allergy Season

If you or your child has allergies, it’s important to prepare for a rise in pollen, bees, and even trigger foods in the spring.

Water, an Antihistamine?

Allergies plague thousands of people every year. Some people experience wheezing as part of their allergic response but they don't have a diagnosis of asthma. The weepy eyes, runny nose, pounding headache and cough are characteristic signs of an allergic response. The root causes may shock you.

Asthma and Fish Oil

People with severe asthma symptoms need daily asthma medication in order to control their attacks, and they often need emergency treatment when their attach is exercise induced. A recent University study has revealed that fish oil is a very effective remedy for asthma symptoms, especially those caus

ABI Testing is a Must to Detect PAD

ABI testing is conducted to confirm peripheral arterial disease. When an individual undergoes this type of test, his blood pressure of foot or lower leg is compared with blood pressure of arms to chec

Understanding Asthma and Scuba Diving

Scuba diving is a particular risk for people with asthma. Some of the typical trigger factors of asthma are present in scuba diving.

How to Prevent Pollen Allergy in Infants

Allergies are a common problem due to environmental pollutants and modern lifestyles. Allergies can also develop at any time in our lives because our bodies are continually changing and adapting to what we are exposed to. When infants suffer from allergies, it can be very distressing to the child a

How to Pay for Asthma Medication

Asthma can be a costly disease to treat, and because there is no cure, the expense is ongoing. People with even moderate asthma often need at least three drugs, according to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America. There are now several asthma medication assistance programs to help asthma suffere

Allergies to Dust Mites & Feathers

Darryl Zeldin, director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Services, estimates that 18 to 30 percent of Americans have allergies to dust mites and almost half of American homes have allergen levels high enough to trigger dust mite sensitivity. William Oklowski, author of Common-Sense

Allergy Sufferers and Restless Leg Syndrome

Beware Allergy Sufferers with Restless Leg Syndrome: I have to admit, the first time I saw a commercial for restless leg syndrome, my first thought, was "what are they going to come up with next to push a medication"? I remember making fun of the commercial later that day with my friends,

OTC Asthma Relief

Asthma is a chronic lung condition that constricts the airways and causes inflammation in the bronchial tubes. Symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest and coughing. There are many things that can cause asthma, including allergies to dust mite feces, food, pollen, hou

Solar Urticaria Treatment - Things To Know About It

There are very few people who are suffering from solar urticaria and this disorder or disease is not as common as other types of urticaria. Until some time back, there was no solar urticaria treatment possible and the causing elements of this disorder are still unknown. Till now very few researches

Allergies Postmodern - Prevention is the Best Attitude

Apparently, the comfort and development has its negative side. At least that's what several investigations suggest that attach to the comfort and good environment for many of the existing homes in the West an increase in allergic diseases.Allergies are a public health problem worldwide. In fact

Low VOC Paints For Your Health

Low VOC Paints For Your Health Maybe you have wondered what VOCs means. It is short for Volatile Organic Compounds. If you have repainted a room in your house and then smelled the paint for days, then the paint is definitely not low or no Volatile Organic Compounds.