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Can Honey Alleviate Hay Fever?

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 John Vaux (June 19, 2008)  Sitting at my computer this week I was about to begin writing another article when I was overcome with a sneezing fit. Maybe like me you suffer with some seasonal allergies and are always on the look out for natural remedies. One possibility is the use of local honey. It is claimed that eating honey manufactured by honeybees in your local area that can improve your symptoms. Honey, of .. (Allergies)

Allergy Sufferers Find Help Through Naturopathic Means

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 Ben Anton (June 19, 2008)  American television programs of the 1950s taught simple axioms such as Clear Fences Make Good Neighbors and If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say, Don't Say Anything At All. In that simple golden era, severe allergies were extremely rare among the population, so something like a potentially lethal bee sting provided more than enough material for a thirty-minute comedic episode. Since .. (Allergies)

Eczema and Cosmetics Can You Have Them Both (Info You Should Know)

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 Broyde McDonald (June 18, 2008)  The human skin is made up of 70% water. For it to remain healthy it has to have a good exchange of bad (used water) and good (new water. ) If the bad water is trapped in there, or if the bad water is let out and not replaced with good water dry skin problems can begin. Not the least of these dry skin problems are eczema. On this page we look at some common sources of dry skin that .. (Allergies)

How Do I Detect the Unknown Cause of Skin Allergies?

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 J.J. Yong (June 18, 2008)  Sometimes you get rashes out of nowhere and you will wonder what particular thing that causes such skin allergy. Each of us has high skin sensitivity on particular things such as animal's hair from cats and dogs from your neighborhood. All you can do is avoiding close contact with these pets or you can wear gloves and long sleeves clothing if you could not resist holding or patting .. (Allergies)

How to Select the Best Air Purifier For Your Needs

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 M. Scott Smith (June 18, 2008)  Indoor air pollution is a serious problem. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), air pollution levels are two to five times higher indoors. In some buildings with a lack of proper ventilation, the indoor air may be 100 times more polluted than the air outside! This is because modern buildings are constructed with energy efficiency in mind. However, the tight seals that . (Allergies)

Cat Allergy Symptoms

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 Tim Bock (June 18, 2008)  People love their cats. These family members help to create memories that last a lifetime. Children love to play with dogs or cats. It can be so disheartening when a family member becomes allergic to pet dander. These allergies can cause asthma and other health issues, so they need to be taken seriously. Symptoms of cat allergies include: sinuses may become drained or clogged, itchy .. (Allergies)

Allergy Products That Will Help With Your Allergies

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 Robbie Chong (June 18, 2008)  Allergy products can improve the quality of your living if you happen to be one of the allergy sufferers. You may have experienced various kinds of difficulties in your life just because of the allergic reactions you are having when contact with the allergens that you are allergic to. The use of allergy products will help you with your allergies by reducing the number of airborne .. (Allergies)

Dyshydrotic Eczema Safe Treatments

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 Broyde McDonald (June 17, 2008)  Strong medicines are often used to treat dyshydrotic eczema. You are already aware of this, but you are looking for an alternative to strong medicines because you have heard that you can treat eczema without all of the dangers of side effects. What you have heard is correct and some of the safe treatments are discussed on this page. Cool soaks Treating the affected areas by soaking .. (Allergies)

How to Halt Hay Fever

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 Emma Kelly (June 16, 2008)  Up to one in ten children suffers from hay fever. Here is some advice on how to tackle the symptons of hay fever. Hay fever is a seasonal allergy to pollen that causes a runny nose, itchy or watery eyes, sneezing and sometimes coughing. It can also lead to problems with concentration and sleep. Spring pollens from trees, summer pollens from grass and plants, and spores from fungi or .. (Allergies)

The 5th Most Common Allergen Thimerosal

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 Bob Cotto (June 16, 2008)  The chemical preservative Thimerosal (which contains thiosalicylate and ethylmercury) is a light colored crystalline powder found in childhood vaccines, make up and personal care products. Other products that contain it are antitoxins, ophthalmic and otolaryngolic medications, topical and intramuscular steroid preparations and intradermal tests. If Thimerosal is used in adults and .. (Allergies)

Eczema = 30% and 20% (Info You Should Know)

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 Broyde McDonald (June 16, 2008)  Of all skin disorders noted, eczema accounts for roughly 30% of the total. At 30% eczema is now recognized as one of the most common skin problems in human beings. When people are hospitalized for skin problems 20% of these cases are related to eczema. Roughly 20% of the population of children, and about 5% of the population of adults have eczema. A good thing about the disease is that . (Allergies)

What to Do If You're Allergic to Your Bed

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 Leigh A. Matelas (June 12, 2008)  Do you or your children regularly wake up with itchy, watering eyes and a runny or blocked nose? Do you sneeze when you shake out your pillows and bedclothes? If so, you could be suffering from an allergic reaction to your bedding. A number of factors can trigger allergic reactions, such as pets, or smoking in the bedroom. But one of the most common and yet invisible causes of bedding .. (Allergies)

7 Tips to Keep Your Home Dust Mite Free

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 Broyde McDonald (June 05, 2008)  Dust mite allergens are often spread through the air. Once airborne the offending particles can settle onto different surfaces throughout the home making it a much more volatile environment in terms of allergy and eczema flare up promotion. There are a number of things you can do to help protect your environment. Here are some of them. Reduce humidity in your house. Dust mites do not .. (Allergies)

Indoor Eczema Treatment - Getting Rid of Public Enemy Number One

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 Broyde McDonald (June 05, 2008)  Dust mites are probably the most significant indoor eczema and atopic illness trigger. When left unattended, they can cause more than 90% of the problems that atopic eczema sufferers have. What follows are some of the things you can do to get rid of them. Why do you say that they are the most significant indoor. . . ? I take care to mention to you that dust mites are primarily an .. (Allergies)

Eczema Treatments and Dust Mite's Extraordinary Challenge

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 Broyde McDonald (June 02, 2008)  Dust mites present an extraordinary challenge for people with eczema. It is believed that dust mites may incite up to 90% total of all eczema flare ups. There are a number of things you can do to get rid of dust mites. It begins with getting rid of their main food source. Why is this challenge extraordinary? I called this challenge an extraordinary one because it is a huge problem if .. (Allergies)

Allergy Drops

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 Rex Magnum (May 29, 2008)  Allergy Drops Provide Alternative to Shots Hate going to the allergist to receive those weekly shots? There is some good news for you! Today many allergists are looking into other alternative methods of treatment for their patients. Allergy drops have been discovered to do the same thing that the shots have done in the past. The nice thing with the drops, you can do them yourself, at .. (Allergies)

Allergy Treatment

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 Rex Magnum (May 29, 2008)  Are Your Allergies Seriously Affecting Your Life? It's Time to Seek out Some Sort of Allergy Treatment Having allergies can affect your life for the worst. Having migraines, stomach aches, sneezing, and coughing, constantly, can affect not only one's professional life, but one's personal life as well. People with allergies sometimes just feel plain miserable. The main reason being, .. (Allergies)

Allergy Products

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 Rex Magnum (May 29, 2008)  For when You are at Wit's End Allergies are not fun! This is especially true if your symptoms are severe. If your allergy is severe, or if you are allergic to certain foods or other substances, you no doubt have tried a variety of allergy products. Trying to find something that will alleviate your symptoms, or free you from your allergies altogether can be most difficult. It is .. (Allergies)

How To Recognize Allergies

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 Gaetane Ross (May 15, 2008)  Many people suffer from allergies. This is one of the most common issues when it comes to health among many individuals. When a person experiences this type of health condition, there are many different things occurring inside the body. However, the main issue that is occurring is that the body is viewing a particular substance as a threat to the healthy functioning of the body. This .. (Allergies)

Beat Hay Fever Naturally With A 3 Point Plan

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 Sandy Halliday (May 15, 2008)  While most of us enjoy the warmer weather of spring and summer it can bring misery for millions of hay fever sufferers. Hay fever or allergic rhinitis is caused by the pollen of specific seasonal plants, airborne chemicals and dust particles. Constant sneezing, red, watery and itchy eyes, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat and wheezing are the symptoms of hay fever that ruin their .. (Allergies)

Yeast Allergy

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  Several people suffer by yeast allergy. Candida yeast is found in our digestive tract. Yeast is found and exists all over body. Exceed growth of yeast in the body cause yeast allergy. However overgrowth of yeast production causes the immune system to react severely to produce allergic reaction. But overgrowth of yeast produce yeast allergy is not yet proved. There are so many other .. (Allergies)

Wheat Allergy Symptoms

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  Wheat allergy symptoms can make a person very uncomfortable and these symptoms could lead to problems at work and at home. Wheat allergy symptoms are the result of exposure to gluten which is an ingredient in certain grains including wheat, barley and rye. Those with these awful symptoms surely have to avoid these annoying substances and they should keep themselves away from a field .. (Allergies)

Facts About Wheat Allergies

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  Many people complain about suffering from allergies. Food allergies seem to be an ever increasing health problem. The fact about food allergies is that many are not true allergies but simply the intolerance to a certain type of food. In recent years often people complain about wheat allergy. The truth about wheat allergies is that only a very small percent of the population suffers a .. (Allergies)

Tree Nut Allergy

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  Tree nut allergy is categorized as food allergy. Tree nut allergic conditions are described as the hypersensitivity of people to dietary products from tree nuts, which result in an overreaction of their body's immune system. When this occurs mild to severe physical symptoms occur to those affected, some even result in death. Affecting millions of people worldwide, tree nut allergy is .. (Allergies)

Symptoms of a Food Allergy

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  The symptoms of a food allergy usually appear soon after a person eats something that has an allergen in it. The symptoms of a food allergy could last just a short while or these could signal a very serious condition that could result in death. There are certain food items that seem to be the most common for producing symptoms of a food allergy and people with these allergies should .. (Allergies)

Soy Allergy

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  We have come to know that soybean are a great addition to our diet because it provides a variety of benefits and this is the reason why many of us have made an effort to adopt it to our diets on regular basis. Unfortunately soy could cause allergies to some one and it can be painful and so we must try to learn how soy allergy manifests itself to recognize, treat and prevent it when .. (Allergies)

How to Treat a Skin Allergy?

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  Skin is the largest organ in the body. It plays very important role in the body functioning. Skin allergy is common for allergens to cause a reaction to the skin. Skin allergy is the common problem and difficult to diagnose also, skin allergy is confusing diseases to diagnose reported by many allergists. Skin allergy symptoms are inflammation to hives and drug-related rashes to eczema. . (Allergies)

Red Dye Allergy

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  Several people suffer by red dye allergy. People eat snacks and food with food dyes that may cause a red dye allergy. Due to a dye phenomenon people may cause allergic reactions. Sometime food dyes also cause red dye allergy. Many snacks and food's regular intake by children with food dyes may cause red dye allergic reactions to them. Sometimes specific types of food dye cause red dye .. (Allergies)

A Penicillin Allergy

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  Many years ago, it was found common that people dying with infections because of penicillin had not been discovered yet and used by many doctors for their patients. Once this miracle drug was perfected for use by the medical professionals, people lived much longer on average. Most people have taken this medicine at some point in their lives, and they have probably given this to their .. (Allergies)

Peanut Allergies and Protective Measures

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 Kate Savage (May 09, 2008)  In the world several people affected by so many allergies. Some time allergy seems to be very dangerous and lead to cause a death of the patient. So this is a serious subject and it can be a matter of death and life. Generally we find people have allergies to mold, pet, food items. But allergies due to peanut found rarely. These peanut allergies are one of the severest, so it's .. (Allergies)

Chocolate Allergy - The Myth and The Truth

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 Steve K Smith (May 08, 2008)  A Chocolate allergy would be a sweet tooth's worst nightmare, but are there really people who are allergic to chocolate? Many people do seem to report allergic reaction after ingesting chocolate. So surely the conclusion must be they are suffering from chocolate allergies, but not so fast. A chocolate allergy or someone who is allergic to coca does happen, but by far the vast majorities . (Allergies)

Feel Like You Can't Escape Your Pollen Allergy Symptoms?

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 Steve K Smith (May 07, 2008)  Often people who suffer pollen allergy symptoms or other severe allergies feel like there is no place for them to hide from their allergies. So imagine if you could find a allergy free place. Think of it as a Disneyland for allergy suffers. A German resort town is now marketing itself as the first allergy friendly community. The resort is situated on the German Baltic Sea town of Baabe . (Allergies)

Does Local Honey Help With Pollen Allergy Symptoms?

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 Steve K Smith (May 07, 2008)  There is a popular claim by many who suffer from pollen allergies that eating honey from the local region helps reduce their pollen allergy symptoms. It said that the honey must be local so it will contain pollens from the local region. The theory goes that by ingesting small amounts of pollen from the surrounding area your body will build up a immunity to pollens so they will produce .. (Allergies)

The Importance of Reading The Side Effects of Allergy Medicine

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 Steve K Smith (May 07, 2008)  With this year's allergy season being one of the worst in many years many people who have not previously suffered from allergies or those who had only suffered minor allergies are looking for allergy relief. Thankfully there are medications that can reduce or eliminate many allergy symptoms. Unfortunately many people who are in a rush to relieve their allergy symptoms do not follow .. (Allergies)

Gluten Allergy Symptoms

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 Kate Savage (May 07, 2008)  Gluten allergy makes allergic people miserable. Symptoms of Gluten allergy are like runny nose or itchy eyes, which troubles the person in day to day life. A person should be careful about the food which leads such allergy. Some substances in food and the atmosphere can make the allergic patients go absolutely miserable. Many of these substances can not be seen by normal eyes but .. (Allergies)

Is Your Car Causing Your Allergies And Symptoms?

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 Steve K Smith (May 06, 2008)  Most do not consider that their car could be responsible for many of their allergies and symptoms. With longer commutes and more rush hour traffic many people are forced to spend long hours sitting in their car. Cars are subject to the same treatment as our home, we eat in them, take our pets for rides, spill things and some may smoke in them. Even worse is your car is often subject to . (Allergies)

What is the Cause of Pet Allergies?

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 Paolo Basauri (May 05, 2008)  As pet allergies become more common in households across the World, many people start to wonder the cause of pet allergies. Where are the allergens found? Although many are quick to point out that the fur is responsible for the allergy, it isn't. The main cause of the allergy is dander, invisible tiny flakes of skin. These dander particles are very sticky hat means that they are easily . (Allergies)

Pet Allergy Signs and Symptoms

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 Paolo Basauri (May 05, 2008)  Pet allergy is a common type of allergy. Don't be surprised if you are one of the people on this planet that suffers from this allergy, it could be beneficial to know the symptoms of this condition, especially when you plan to buy a pet. Common symptoms of pet allergy Below is a list of the most common symptoms of pet allergy. The severity of the symptoms will depend on the current .. (Allergies)

Dog Allergies And Grooming

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 Steve K Smith (May 02, 2008)  Dog allergies are a result of exposure to dog dander which is really just dead skin. Unfortunately dander when inhaled causes problems for many people. There are ways to reduce dander and other related allergy problems that your dog may be causing. Dogs which are not well taken care of will cause more allergy problems. In addition to dog allergies, dogs can carry pollen in from the .. (Allergies)

The Biggest Mistake People With Seasonal Allergies Make

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 Steve K Smith (May 02, 2008)  People with seasonal allergies often find their allergy attacks seem to happen very quickly and with little warning. One day they might be riding around in their car with the windows down thinking its going to be a good season for their allergies and then the next day they are sneezing, coughing and wheezing. The reason of course for this is that pollen levels can vary so much from day .. (Allergies)

Types of Allergy Testing

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 Kate Savage (May 02, 2008)  Our immune system plays impotent role to keep our body safe from dangerous harms. Allergy is response of our immune system, when the body dose not recognizes a foreign substance through air, orally or directly on the skin. Fortunately many types and methods for allergy testing are available now days. The Skin Pricks or Scratch Allergy Testing In skin tests allergy testing is done on .. (Allergies)

Understanding and Dealing with Gluten Allergies

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 Kate Savage (May 02, 2008)  Several people suffer from gluten allergy. Grains like oats, wheat and rye contains gluten. The gluten allergies are very dangerous to patient as cause chronic problem like. Such problems may persist for long time usually more then two week. Gluten allergy is not a true allergy, but it is body's intolerance in the digesting system. It causes problems which are related to the chronicle .. (Allergies)

Exploring Common Allergy Triggers

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 Gaetane Ross (May 01, 2008)  Millions of individuals suffer from allergies. You can visit any local pharmacy and observe numerous products that specialize in providing allergy relief. However, these products fail to actually “cure" allergies. These products are designed to provide temporary relief to the symptoms that allergy sufferer's experience. In order to effectively resolve allergies, one must .. (Allergies)

Allergy Drops and Sublingual Immunotherapy

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 Steve K Smith (May 01, 2008)  Many people who find their allergy symptoms are starting to control their life often look to immunotherapy for a solution the their allergy problems. The problem is once they find out the length of time and the number of doctor visits required for immunotherapy, not to mention the shots they do not stick with it. Fortunately there is a alternative to immunotherapy. Allergy drops work .. (Allergies)

Milk Allergy

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Milk allergy refers to the adverse reactions that involve one or more proteins of milk, whether the protein or casein group. This allergy is one of the most common problems of infants, because cow's milk is usually the first substance of a baby. Some other protein sources also may cause this allergy, when the baby grows up. The common symptoms are diarrhea, nausea, abdominal cramps, .. (Allergies)

Latex Allergy

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Rubber products such as balloons, rubber bands, inflatable toys, adhesive tape, diapers, bandages, condoms and sanitary pads are made from the processed liquid from natural latex trees. Latex is made from a milky liquid that comes from the tropical rubber tree that has brasiliensis. In hospitals and dental clinics many items contain latex. Theses items include gloves, urinary .. (Allergies)

Latex Allergy Symptoms Severely Affect Many People

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Some people found latex allergy symptoms can be very troubling. Normally these products are everywhere so anyone can be affected with this type of allergy, especially with people working on medical or dental facilities and on rubber industries. These people have to be very careful in their daily lives as latex has been used extensively for more than twenty years, and this substance is .. (Allergies)

Common Milk Allergy Symptoms

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Our immune system is main role to protect your body from attack external substance, and allergies are the reaction caused by our immune system to protect our body. Several people around the world suffer from different types of allergies. The Contents of Milk At all ages and sometimes those who drink milk will be affected by milk allergies. And most commonly this allergy found in .. (Allergies)

Chocolate Allergy

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  For children and all age group people's chocolate is a passion and several of them having chocolate addictions. Chocolate is present in different variety and color in market to attract children. But antioxidants found in dark chocolate, which make us feel less guilty when we indulge more often then we should. Several people have this allergy and so they can't eat chocolate event if .. (Allergies)

Food Allergy Symptoms

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Food allergy is very dangerous to allergic patients, some time leads up to death of the patients. Several people suffer from this allergy and some of them could be life threatening symptoms that occur due to it. If a patient should not consult immediately after symptoms, it can cause death. Therefore patients should keep in mind a small quantity of food which produces the allergy .. (Allergies)




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