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Treat Your Food and Drink Allergies

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 Vairo Anglis (July 11, 2008)  Certain food and drink allergies can make you very uncomfortable in few situations, keeping you always suspicious of what you are about to eat or drink. This can affect a human in a many different ways. Just think about it! How easy it is to have the same food every day you are already bored with? Well let me give you a clue, ‘'It's NOT Easy. '' Even worse factor is, in some of .. (Allergies)

Allergic Rhinitis Research

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 Tim Bock (July 11, 2008)  Allergic rhinitis occurs when someone has an extremely bad allergy that doesn't go away. Many times the symptoms last throughout the year. Animal dander, dust mites, mold and cockroaches are all allergens that will most likely be associated with allergic rhinitis. When the symptoms occur seasonally it's an indication that it may be an allergy to something outdoors, like pollen. Many .. (Allergies)

A Home Electronic Air Cleaner For Your Health

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 Justin Mann (July 11, 2008)  Air pollution, when left to develop within your home, can definitely turn into a serious problem. It can become an environmental risk to the health of you and your family, but a home air cleaner could be just the answer you are looking for. Home electronic air cleaners, portable purifiers and ionizers, or home furnace air filters are just a few of the options open to you when choosing .. (Allergies)

A Peanut Allergy Can Be Fatal

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 Jerry McCoy (July 10, 2008)  A peanut allergy can be fatal for many people but many don't realize just how often these nuts are used in the food supply without them being aware of the risk. People suffering from this allergy know that some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction are: a tightness in the throat difficulty breathing stomach pain diarrhea vomiting You may not experience all of the above and the ones .. (Allergies)

Natural Allergy Cures That Work Our Diet

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 Tracy Ma (July 10, 2008)  Constant itchy and puffy eyes? Skin that is itching to be scratched? Continuous sneezing and runny nose? Do any of the above describe what you go through 3 months out of the year? It certainly describes me whenever spring arrives along with all its lovely flower pollens and beautiful green grass. Numerous doctors have told me that often times the severity (and sometimes even the cause) .. (Allergies)

Natural Hayfever Remedies What Works

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 Charlotte L Sneddon (July 09, 2008)  Does the sight of a summer meadow fill you with dread? Or the sound of a lawn mower starting up send you running for cover? Then take a look at these effective natural hayfever remedies - and have a pleasant summer. . . At this time of year, we all hope that the sun will be shining! If it does, though, it can mean misery for millions of hayfever sufferers around the world. In recent .. (Allergies)

Lake Water Allergies Beware of Those Summer Swims

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 Tim Bock (July 08, 2008)  If you live in the country, you are probably familiar with the idea of swim in a lake. Most people think that it's safer to swim in a natural lake, compared to a public swimming pool. This is because most public swimming pools contain chemicals that are designed to keep the water clean. What many people don't know is that lake water can be just as contaminated. It's important to note .. (Allergies)

Sinus Headache Symptoms Is it Sinus Or Migraine?

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 Mary Betz (July 08, 2008)  Sinus headache symptoms are so common that many people just shorten the phrase to “I have sinus. " This can encompass anything from pain around the eyes and nose to runny nose, nasal congestion, watery eyes, sore throat, fever, chills and fatigue. The problem arises when the person has allergies and perhaps even migraine headaches. Then the situation is really muddled! Which is .. (Allergies)

Tips For Allergy Sufferers

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 David R Molina (July 08, 2008)  What are allergies and what can you do to stop them? Allergy is an overreaction of the immune system to the presence in the environment, of certain substances or allergens. The release of histamine produces unwelcome symptoms such as sneezing, runny or stuffed nose, itchy eyes, breathing difficulties, and, in extreme cases, shock and death. The following are common allergens: pollen, .. (Allergies)

How to Control Dust Mites in Your Carpet Using X Mite Anti Allergen Carpet Cleaning Treatment

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 Cheryl W Krause (July 08, 2008)  The carpets on our floors are a perfect environment for collecting dust mites and other common household allergens. Dust, pollen, dirt, crumbs, and other debris fall onto the floor and are caught in the fibers of the carpet. Since dust mites feed on shed human skin (a major component of household dust) carpeting provides a banquet table set for a feast for dust mites. As people walk on .. (Allergies)

Are You Allergic to Your Deodorant?

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 Christopher W Smith (July 08, 2008)  People use deodorant because they want to escape from odor. They don't like to smell sweaty to others. They place the deodorant under their arms and when they perspire, there is a much more pleasant odor to behold. But, what happens to the user, if the deodorant is not good for them, what if they have an allergy to their deodorant? Having an allergy would mean that you would probably .. (Allergies)

Why Air Home Purifiers?

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 Angie Lennox (July 07, 2008)  Millions of individuals take an unnecessary trip to the doctor's office daily. Most of these visits are for common ailments such as flu, colds, and allergies which could have been steered clear of if they had an air purifier. There are tiny toxic particles circulating in your home containing various bacteria and germs. Owning an air purifier system for your household can be extremely .. (Allergies)

Which Medications Cause the Most Allergic Reactions?

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 David Opal (July 07, 2008)  It's probably one of the most ironic facts in medicine that the medication that is supposed to cure us can in practice make us even more ill. These allergic reactions take place when our body's defense system reacts to some otherwise harmless substance such as dust, some food items such as nuts, and in this case, medications as though they were dangerous intruders. The immune system .. (Allergies)

Sperm Sensitivity

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 Mike Greenberg (July 06, 2008)  A lady brought her four-year-old daughter to see me, for re-occurring ear infections. The daughter had several rounds of antibiotics, but the ear infections kept coming back, again and again. Through careful allergy testing, I was able to determine, that the little girl was lactose intolerant. The allergy testing revealed, that dairy products were triggering the condition. In a matter .. (Allergies)

Signs and Symptoms of Common Food Allergies

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 Alan Kenyon (July 05, 2008)  Figures released by the Mayo Clinic indicate that about two percent of American adults and six percent of children suffer some form of food allergy. Although those figures may seem small, with a population in excess of three hundred million people, that equates to some six million and eighteen million folks, respectively. Any type of allergic reaction, including food allergies, occur .. (Allergies)

Fifteen Tips to an Allergy Free Season

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 Darlene Snyder (July 05, 2008)  After dealing with vertigo for years and finally seeing an Ear, Nose and Throat doctor, I discovered my problem was mostly related to allergies. The rigorous tests the doctor performed included a balance test, an Electronystagmography, which is a test to look at voluntary and involuntary eye movements. It evaluates the acoustic nerve, which aids with hearing and balance. I also had the .. (Allergies)

Sinus Infection Symptoms You Should Know

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 Marcus Wong (July 03, 2008)  Many people are not familiar with the condition known as “sinus infection". This is because a mild sinus infection will usually go away on its own if one's immune system is not compromised. However, some people may predisposed to this condition due to certain factors. Some of these factors include: 1. Genetic factors. Our genetic makeup has a great influence on what kinds of food .. (Allergies)

Claritin Eye Allergy Relief Drops

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 Tim Bock (July 03, 2008)  One of the most popular treatments for seasonal allergies is Claritin allergy medication. It's usually used to treat an allergy to pollen, which is commonly known as hay fever. Claritin is an antihistamine and works by relieving the symptoms. These symptoms include; Itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, sore throat, coughing and headache. Many times it's taken in pill form; however eyes .. (Allergies)

Allergies Common Allergies

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 Sarfaraz Ali (July 03, 2008)  The ailment of allergy is a sickness of the resistance system of the body. The chief natural causes that contribute to this malady are called the allergens. They belong to the first degree of hypersensitivity and are regulated by the excess of specific white blood cells and anti bodies. The allergies can be off any kind that may range from the skin allergies to sinus allergies. The .. (Allergies)

Treating Hayfever With Homeopathy Part 2

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 Sam Adkins (July 02, 2008)  Welcome back to the second part of my article on Hayfever and how to treat it with Homeopathy. In Part One I explained why hayfever occurs and what steps you can take to help yourself if you are a sufferer. In Part Two I will be showing you which homeopathic medicines you can use to treat the acute symptoms of hayfever and how to prescribe them. So what are the main symptoms of .. (Allergies)

Recent Storms Cause Danger For Allergy Asthma Sufferers

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 Ann Spires (July 02, 2008)  On Friday, June 27, the Omaha, Nebraska metro area was hit by approximately 120 mile per hour straight-line winds (equivalent to an F2 tornado). Valley, suffered extensive damage and subsequent power outages. At one point approximately 71% of the Omaha Public Power District users in this area were without power. We lost power. We now have power back on, but there are areas that are .. (Allergies)

Treating Hayfever With Homeopathy Part 1

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 Sam Adkins (July 02, 2008)  Hayfever is an inflammatory condition in allergic response to pollen. It affects the mucous membranes of the eyes, nose, throat, palate and sinuses. Symptoms may include: itching of the eyes, nose, palate and throat and either a blocked or runny nose accompanied sometimes by watery eyes. Wheezing or breathlessness can also be experienced. If you have ever suffered from Hayfever you .. (Allergies)

Symptoms of Mold Allergy

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 Tim Bock (July 02, 2008)  Mold allergies can be a major problem for people living in warmer reasons of the world. Mold spores travel through the air which delivers the allergens. By understand the symptoms, you'll be able to recognize if in fact if it is a mold allergy. That way you'll be able to choose the best treatment option. Mold allergy symptoms are generally very similar to seasonal allergies. They .. (Allergies)

Nature Offers Several Cures For Sinusitis

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 Carla Sangaspar (July 02, 2008)  Nature can be the reason why you feel a physical condition like sinusitis. Infectious organisms and environmental irritants are only some of the natural factors that can cause your sinuses to become inflamed, infected and damaged. But nature can also provide the necessary antidotes for sinusitis. Your Body Your body has the capacity to heal itself. You have an immune system that can .. (Allergies)

Mans Best Friend Dog Allergies

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 Richard Lowe (July 01, 2008)  Man's best friends may often be his worst enemies when it comes to pet allergies. Allergy to dogs is relatively common, as dog allergen can be found in most public places. Patients allergic to dogs are actually allergic to the dog's saliva; airborne antigens from dried saliva are deposited to carpeting, furniture, clothes etc. as dogs lick their fur and skin to groom them. Recent .. (Allergies)

Allergen and Infection Control in Hospitals

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 Roger Baker (July 01, 2008)  Hospitals have huge benefit from microfiber mop use. When cleaning patient rooms, employees are expected to change mops and mop water often to prevent the spread of infection between patient rooms. Frequent changing, dumping and rinsing creates more work for workers and increases the chance for potential injury. Before existence of microfiber mops, workers often used the same cotton .. (Allergies)

Milk Allergy Is it Really Fatal For You?

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 Navneet Brar (June 30, 2008)  Milk allergy (allergy to milk), as the name suggests is caused by milk and other dairy products that lead to the abnormal over-reactions from the immune system which doesn't allow the body to drink milk Milk allergy occurs when the immune system finds any of the ingredient of milk also known as the milk protein, quite harmful and responds with antibodies which further release .. (Allergies)

Symptoms of Sun Allergy

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 Tim Bock (June 30, 2008)  Allergic reactions to the sun can be quite uncommon. However they can be prevented if you know what symptoms to look for. Sun allergies come in 4 common types, each with their own set of symptoms. Because of this it's best to discuss the symptoms with their respective type. 1) Polymorphous Light Eruption (PMLE) is the most common and effects 10-15% or the population. It affects women .. (Allergies)

Air Purifiers For Mold Allergy Relief

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 M. Scott Smith (June 30, 2008)  Mold - the microscopic fungi that invades your home to expose you and your family to severe health risks. Although mold comprises the “blue" of bleu cheese, it is neither tasty nor inviting when it's invading your home. Now more than ever, allergy and asthma sufferers (and even those who aren't allergic to mold) are looking for a solution to their mold troubles. Are air purifiers . (Allergies)

Environmental Control The Best Treatment For Allergies

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 M. Scott Smith (June 30, 2008)  Three basic treatment options exist for allergy sufferers: 1. Allergy Medication 2. Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots) 3. Environmental Control What Is Environmental Control? Environmental control requires a bit of work on your part - it's not quite as easy as swallowing a pill or getting a shot - but it is the most effective treatment for allergies. If you can control your environment and .. (Allergies)

Signs and Symptoms of Food Allergies

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 Nammy Mike (June 29, 2008)  For some people, an allergic reaction to certain kinds of food can be quite uncomfortable, but not necessarily severe. On the other hand, for certain people, the allergic reaction to a certain type of food can be frightening, and in some instances, life threatening. Symptoms and signs of the food allergy generally develop within the hour or even just a few minutes after consuming the .. (Allergies)

Allergies Are Not a Normal Part of Life

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 Mirdza Hayden (June 28, 2008)  "Most of us think of allergies as a nuisance or even a normal part of life", says Dr. Raymond Francis in his current issue of Beyond Health. He points out that very few people realize that allergies are virtually unknown among HEALTHY populations, and that “allergies are serious immune dysfunction diseases with profound, long-term implications. " In his June 27th newsletter, Dr. .. (Allergies)

Treatments For Allergies

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 Nammy Mike (June 27, 2008)  Allergies are basically the sensitivity of some people to certain substances that generally don't affect other people. Pollen, dust, animal hair, cosmetics, serums, poisonous plants, drugs, vaccines, certain food products and even physical agents like sunlight, heat and cold are just a few of the things that can cause different types of allergies. Allergic reactions can be as mild as a .. (Allergies)

Allergy Medication

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 Tim Bock (June 26, 2008)  Allergies Zyrtec medication is an allergy medication that has recently become available. It's an antihistamine which means it works by blocking histamine. This is the chemical that causes allergy symptoms like itchy, watery eyes, nasal congestion and headaches. Zyrtec is considered one of the second generation antihistamines. These new antihistamines work without causing drowsiness. .. (Allergies)

Food Allergy The Bodys Cry For Help

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 Dr. Valeria Astorga Ph D (June 26, 2008)  If you often feel bloated, tired, or not so good after a meal; if you gave frequent have stomach pains, cramps, or bowel problems; if you have strong food cravings or food dislikes; if you experience a collection of symptoms that you just cannot explain, or sometimes become more anxious, irritable, or depressed f you may be suffering from food allergy. Allergy has reached epidemic, .. (Allergies)

Contact Lenses and Allergy Sufferers Divorce is Not the Answer

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 Steven Odierno (June 26, 2008)  While in the Northeast the flower blooming season is now predominantly in the rear view mirror, this does not mean that those of us who suffer from allergies are entirely out of the woods. Itchy, watery eyes are normally difficult with which to deal, and that used be even more so for contact lens wearers. I can recall a particularly bad allergy season in 1992 while I was in high .. (Allergies)

Keep Your Family Safe From Dust Mites

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 John Bridgeton (June 26, 2008)  It can be somewhat alarming when you go to your allergist and she says that you have a severe dust mite allergy. Or even more disconcerting is when your child, your most precious gift you have ever been given, is diagnosed with severe dust mite allergy. It is especially alarming when you realize that house dust mites are microscopic, insect-like creatures related to the tick and spider .. (Allergies)

Nasal Sprays

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 Rene Moller (June 25, 2008)  Nasal sprays are small pumps that spray medicine into the nose, and are used for clearing congestion of the nose in case of an allergy or cold. Sprays containing antihistamines are used for allergies, like those caused by pollen or dust. Steroid and decongestant nasal sprays help in ailments like sinus, and saline sprays are used to alleviate irritation and dryness of the nasal cavity. .. (Allergies)

What You Need to Know About HEPA Filter Air Cleaners

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 Justin Mann (June 25, 2008)  Air cleaners were first introduced to the market as gadgets to get rid of bad odors within your home. However, as time moved on and advanced technology came into the grand scheme of things, simple air cleaners have become an item that can be used either in homes or in other important places. This is particularly true about the HEPA filter air cleaner system. These days, these pieces of . (Allergies)

Symptoms of Peanut Allergies

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 Tim Bock (June 23, 2008)  A food allergy to peanuts is one of the most common allergies. This can be especially troublesome for mothers with younger children. While having a baby is usually a time of joy, mothers always worry about potential dangers. If you have a child with a peanut allergy you need to take extra precautions as to what they are eating. Education is also important. Your kids need to understand .. (Allergies)

Allergies Be Gone!

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 Cinda Crawford (June 23, 2008)  We've recently come through one of the roughest allergy seasons on record. It seems like there was more pollen than ever and we all had more sinus attacks. Did we really and, if so, why? People who regularly suffer with allergies were sick this year more intensely and more often. Some had long, drawn out attacks that went on for weeks and cost a fortune in drug and doctor bills. Other .. (Allergies)

Your Grumpy Child Personality May Have Nothing to Do With It

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 Dr. Valeria Astorga Ph D (June 23, 2008)  Does your child seem to cry at the drop of a hat, or seem to be irritated a lot of the time? If you blame it on personality or attitude, you may be mistaken. It could be allergies. Allergies can affect a person in many ways, from making the skin unusually sensitive to causing emotional or neurological problems. A child who always seems irritable or constantly complains of tight or .. (Allergies)

Cat Allergen Health Concerns

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 J Rodgers (June 23, 2008)  Are you sensitive to cat allergen? Watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing are symptoms you may be all too familiar with. But did you know that cat allergen could lead to worse health problems than allergic reactions? According to statistics published by EHS Services in 1999, some 200,000 emergency room visits occur each year due to allergen exposures. These include allergens from dust .. (Allergies)

Childhood Allergies Asthma Begin in the Womb

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 Dr. Valeria Astorga Ph D (June 23, 2008)  Scientists recently confirmed what many holistic health practitioners have known all along: that children's risk of developing asthma and allergies can begin in the mother's womb. Mother's Diet Does Make a Difference Several studies have shown that mother's diet during pregnancy can increase or decrease the risk of allergies and asthma in children. A German study (Sausenthaler et al) .. (Allergies)

Allergies Causes and Effects of Allergies

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 Mia Sidiro (June 21, 2008)  What is an Allergy Allergy is a reaction that occurs in individuals who are sensitive to certain substances such as cosmetics, animal hair, pollen food, medication or to certain climactic conditions like heat or sunshine that in others may be harmless. An allergic reaction may come about anyplace on the body: in the eyes, on the epidermis, the lungs or the digestive tract. Although an .. (Allergies)

Alleviating Allergies

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 Jennifer Bryan (June 21, 2008)  If you have allergies like I do trying to do your routine activities is difficult. On top of the fact I have allergies I also have Asthma. I have had both for 30 years and I am 31. When my allergies kick in so does my Asthma. It is not any fun to have both clobbering you at the same time. For years I used numerous medications and most of them made me drowsy. I was one of those in that . (Allergies)

What is Allergen and How to Eliminate Them

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 Roger Baker (June 20, 2008)  allergen are microscopic small proteins existing in nature, which stimulate allergic people to create antibodies. The most common substances which causes allergy are: Pollen from weed, different kinds of grass, flowers and trees Fur animals, for example dogs or cats Mould and fungus Microfiber has the ability to find and absorb the dirt and grime and absorb it through millions of .. (Allergies)

Eye Allergies and How the Body Reacts to Them

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 John Grey (June 20, 2008)  The most common notion about having allergies is that they would occur mainly in the skin, or break out in some other form, like having indigestion or something equally unpleasant. But one thing that is often overlooked is the human eye, since it too contracts allergic reactions quite easily. There are often symptoms that can let you know that you're having an allergic reaction to a .. (Allergies)

Food Allergies Recognizing Which Food Products Arent For You

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 John Grey (June 20, 2008)  Allergic reactions occur in most people in one form or another. But among the most common types are food allergies, which cause adverse immune system reactions when you ingest a certain food protein. It can be as simple as peanuts, or even shrimp, but the basic principle of reactions is the same. How The Body Reacts To Allergens In Food How much the body will react when exposed to a .. (Allergies)

Grandmas Home Remedy of Seasonal Allergies

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 J.J. Yong (June 20, 2008)  One day, you might think it is a good day to have a walk at a park. But you ended up having rashes on your body, sneezing, itchy watery eyes and more. It is caused by releasing of histamines due to the immune response when allergens enter into our body. Symptoms are based on chemical reactions between the allergens and histamines. Seasonal allergies occur when somebody have allergic .. (Allergies)




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