allergies

via BlackDoctor: We can all agree that allergies are the absolute worst. Defined as an overaggressive immune response, allergies are usually triggered by ingesting certain foods, touching certain substances, or inhaling an irritant such as pollen or animal dander. Allergies to pollen, spores, mold, and dust (also called hay fever or allergic rhinitis) affect the […]

There are a number of steps people with allergies and asthma can take to deal with the challenges they may face over the holidays, an expert says. “Two-thirds of allergy sufferers have symptoms year-round, so it’s not just a matter of the first freeze hitting and your symptoms disappearing,” Dr. Bryan Martin, president of the […]

Ms. Kelly, baby! She is “EVERYTHING” and for good reason. When you have a career as long and successful as Kelly Rowland’s – spanning nearly two decades with chart-topping anthems like “Survivor” as part of Destiny’s Child and “Motivation” from her solo success –  you pick up a few things along the way that outshine […]

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), one in five Americans suffers from allergies. Allergy is actually the fifth leading chronic disease…

If you’re like most people, you fought hard to survive this winter’s polar vortex. Unfortunately, it’s not over yet. According to HealthDay, allergy experts say…

Springtime has finally arrived which means a change in the weather, a change in wardrobe and a sudden attack of those annoying allergies for many. The itchy eyes and runny nose season is upon us, but you don’t have to be in misery when the land begins to bloom. Here are tips for how you can […]

The similarities between cold, flu and allergy symptoms can sometimes be close enough to cause much confusion. It can also result in your making the wrong diagnosis, and thus treating your symptoms with the wrong medications and remedies. Incorrect treatment can potentially lead to more serious conditions and infections. So, how can you tell exactly […]

  Summer’s over and you may find yourself falling into some serious allergy symptoms. Sneezing? Runny nose? Itchy eyes? Fall allergy triggers are different, but they can cause just as many symptoms as you have in spring and summer. What Causes Fall Allergies? Ragweed is the biggest allergy trigger in the fall. Though the yellow-flowering […]

  Mother Nature really painted a masterpiece today. Crisp blue skies, fragrant blooming flowers, a gentle spring breeze—perfect for a stroll through your favorite patch of woods. For all of 10 minutes, that is. Then the pollen police take over, stuffing up your nose, making you sneeze uncontrollably, and turning your leisurely walk into a […]

  Jackson, Miss., is the worst U.S. city for people with allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. The foundation releases its list of “2013 Spring Allergy Capitals” today, based on pollen scores, the number of over-the-counter and prescription allergy medications per patient and the number of board-certified allergists per patient. The foundation […]

Spring is the beginning of allergy season for many people The flowers are in bloom. The trees have blossoms, but you can’t enjoy any of that because of your allergies. Every spring, allergies flare up. Whether it’s the pollen, the bees, the fresh flower buds, or the dust, outside allergies prove a real health risk […]

Spring is the beginning of allergy season for many people The flowers are in bloom. The trees have blossoms, but you can’t enjoy any of that because of your allergies. Every spring, allergies flare up. Whether it’s the pollen, the bees, the fresh flower buds, or the dust, outside allergies prove a real health risk […]