People often use words like “allergy” and “intolerance” interchangeably. However, these issues are very different — and only one can be life-threatening. Read on to learn the difference between these two reactions to food and when to see an expert.
Nasal congestion or sinus pressure? Decreased sense of smell? Thick mucus? These are just a few signs of sinusitis, a condition that can become chronic for many people. It also tends to worsen when the temps start to drop. Read on to learn more.
Eczema flare-ups are always uncomfortable but can worsen in winter because of cold, dry air. Fortunately, you can take action to keep your child’s sensitive skin itch and rash-free. Read on to learn more.
Have you noticed more warnings about peanuts in restaurants or schools becoming “nut-free”? That’s because more and more people are developing an allergy to this popular item. But why? See what’s behind these rising numbers.
Allergies are never fun, especially for youngsters. But when should you consider allergy shots for your little one? And, more importantly, are they safe? If your child has allergies, here’s what you should know.
When you break out in hives, your body tries to tell you there’s a problem. Specifically, an allergic reaction activates your immune system. That also means they can sometimes be severe. Read on to learn more.
Hate suffering from allergies but dread the time investment required to treat them with immunotherapy? There could be another option — rush therapy. This method offers the same results as traditional treatments but in a fraction of the time.
Eczema is more than simply dry, itchy skin. It’s a condition that makes it difficult for your body to retain moisture. Fortunately, there are ways to manage this problem and reduce uncomfortable flare-ups.
In recent years, there’s been a dramatic increase in peanut allergies among children. This can be alarming as a parent, and you may want to avoid this food at all costs. However, introducing them the right way can be a better option.
You probably don’t associate allergy symptoms with your voice. But food allergies can often trigger issues with the throat and lungs. Are you concerned you have a gluten allergy? Keep reading to learn more about how it could affect your voice.
Are you tired of living with mild to severe acne? Do you feel like you’ve tried everything to improve your complexion, but nothing seems to work? It could be time to turn to AviClear™, the first and only FDA-cleared energy device for this condition.
Penicillin can do wonders for fighting infection. But what if you’re allergic to it? The good news is that penicillin allergies are less common than you think — even if feel you have one. So how do you know if you’re allergic?
Are you eager to find solutions for your allergy symptoms that don’t involve more medications? Rush immunotherapy provides the same relief as traditional allergy shots — but they do it in a fraction of the time.
Do you have itchy, red patches on your body? Feel like these welts came out of nowhere? Whether small or large, hives can range from mild to severe and develop for various reasons. Sound familiar? Here’s what you need to know.
Food sensitivities can cause significant discomfort, but sensitivity doesn’t equal an allergy. Food allergies cause systemic reactions that can even be life-threatening. So, taking the right steps when diagnosing a problem is vital.
Who doesn’t want to save themselves a trip to the doctor — or pharmacist? Over-the-counter treatments can provide fast answers, but they may not be the best treatment in every situation. Keep reading to learn more.
If you suffer from allergies, allergy shots could offer significant relief. However, that doesn’t mean they’re right for everyone. Keep reading to learn more about this long-term allergy treatment and when it could be the best option for you.
You’ve probably heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” But did you know diet plays a role in your skin health? If you have eczema, keep reading to see how food could be playing a role in your flare-ups.
Did you know that asthma and allergies often go hand-in-hand? This intimate connection also means that immunotherapy could help you breathe more easily as part of your asthma treatment strategy. Keep reading to learn more.
Many people have sensitivities or intolerances to certain foods, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they have allergies. Instead, true food allergies can cause various issues and can even be life-threatening. Keep reading to learn more.
Learning you need a medical test can be scary. Fortunately, the ones used to measure lung function are painless, straightforward, and require little advanced preparation. Keep reading to see what to expect.
Do your allergies leave you tossing and turning at night? Whether you suffer from seasonal symptoms or problems all year long, this chronic condition can make it hard to catch those Zzzs. Fortunately, there are ways to get a good night’s sleep again.
“Penicillins” describe a group of antibiotics that treat bacterial infections. Their discovery changed the face of medicine and saved millions of lives. However, many people also mistakenly think they have a penicillin allergy. Read on to learn more.
Asthma triggers various uncomfortable symptoms that interfere with your ability to breathe. For some people, they can even be so severe they become life-threatening. So how do you know if you have asthma? Keep reading to find out.
Do you struggle with red and itchy skin? Do your eczema symptoms keep you awake at night? Unfortunately, you can’t cure eczema. However, immunotherapy could help. Keep reading to learn more about this allergy treatment.
Are you confused by what’s setting off your allergy symptoms? With so many potential triggers, it can feel overwhelming trying to identify a single cause! Fortunately, allergy testing can help get to the bottom of things.
Have you developed red or itchy welts on your body? Hives can range in size from small spots to large patches, vary from mild to severe, and occur for various reasons. Keep reading to learn about this skin reaction.
Do you suffer from allergy symptoms? Do you feel like your medications no longer help? Allergy shots can help reduce your sensitivity to certain triggers, making them a highly effective, long-term solution. Keep reading to learn more.
The last thing you want to do is risk-taking a medication you’re allergic to. However, estimates show that most people diagnosed with a penicillin allergy don’t have one. Here’s how to find out safely if you do — or don’t.
When it comes to measuring lung function, nothing beats spirometry. This standard test takes place during a routine office visit and can help diagnose or monitor breathing conditions like asthma. Keep reading to learn more.
Eczema does more than impact your skin; it also takes a toll on your self-confidence. Fortunately, there are ways to help get your eczema under control and manage your symptoms during flare-ups. Keep reading to learn more.
There’s a lot of talk about food allergies these days. But true food allergies are very different from food sensitivities or intolerance. So how do you know if you have a problem? Keep reading to learn how to spot the signs.
Unlike biting insects such as mosquitoes, flies and fleas, stinging insects do not seek sustenance from humans.
The sting of these insects is only used against people for self-defense or defense of their nest.
When you live with allergies, immunotherapy can offer long-term relief. But betting on traditional allergy shots can take several months to work. So when should you consider rush therapy options instead? Keep reading to learn more.
When it comes to asthma, there’s good news and bad news. That’s because there may not be a cure for this chronic condition, but it’s highly treatable. Treatments are so good you can now almost completely control your symptoms.
Having a food sensitivity or intolerance isn’t the same as a food allergy. However, learning to recognize an allergy’s signs and symptoms can help determine if you should see a specialist for a diagnosis.
Interested in finding long-term allergy relief but worried about safety? Allergy shots can help you ditch your medications by slowly desensitizing you to your triggers. Here’s how they provide safe and effective results.
Tired of suffering from allergy symptoms because nothing seems to help anymore? You don’t have to hide from your allergy triggers; immunotherapy could help. Keep reading about allergy shots and how they can provide long-lasting relief.
Do you struggle with itchy, red, cracked, or inflamed skin? You could have eczema. Fortunately, understanding what’s causing your flare-ups can help keep your symptoms under control. Keep reading to learn more.
Have you been struggling with a clogged nose since turning up the AC? If you find yourself reaching for your tissues when you walk into a cold room, your air conditioning could be to blame. Keep reading to learn why.
Thousands of people need urgent medical care each year, and at least 90-100 die because of insect stings. But how do you know if you’re allergic to insects or if your reaction to a sting is cause for concern? Here’s what you need to know.
It’s hard to miss an allergic reaction to metals thanks to the itchy, red rash they often cause. But did you know that you can come in contact with metals without even knowing it? Keep reading to learn more.
Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? You’re not alone. Over 50 million Americans live with allergies, and it’s the 6th leading cause of chronic illness. Fortunately, taking the right steps now can keep your symptoms under control; learn how.
Are you tired of allergy symptoms that knock you off your feet? Does the mere thought of ragweed have you reaching for a tissue? Whether you have seasonal allergies or symptoms that last year-round, immunotherapy can provide relief once and for all.
Allergen immunotherapy, also known as allergy shots, can help people who suffer from allergic rhinitis (nasal allergy), allergic conjunctivitis, and allergic asthma caused by allergens such as pollen, mold, animal dander, and house dust mites.