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Food Allergy Network

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  In the world several people suffer from allergy problems. People become miserable especially when they don't understand what is happening and what reason is behind this. For allergic patients it is important to determine the cause of disease. After determination of the exact cause of disease, you can get a correct diagnosis. After getting relief from your trouble, you can live a normal .. (Allergies)

Food Allergy Can Be Fatal

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Food allergy symptoms are like patients that feel unpleasant after they ate, also sometime feels unpleasant when they think to eat food. Some patients get so many allergic reactions to the food. Only three percent children and one percent adults have this allergy. It is proven clinically. Vomiting, nausea, headache, fatigue are some common allergy symptoms. Anaphylaxis symptom is .. (Allergies)

Egg Allergy

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Mechanism of body's immune system is protecting the body from failures, possible damages, and intruders. Immune system's main and important role is to protect our body from attack of foreign substances like food, dust, pollen, harmful whether. Some Common Symptoms of Egg Allergy The symptoms are hives, skin rashes, eczema, nausea, difficulty breathing, vomiting, diarrhea, sneezing, .. (Allergies)

Dust Mite Allergy

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Several people get allergic by dust mites and it is troublesome to patients. Bugs are so small and impossible to see with normal eyes. There are so many reasons to this type of allergy. The bugs are from spider families and at least you can see spider with normal eyes and get rid of it. Bedding and dead skin may produce this allergy. There could be millions of dust mites in someone's .. (Allergies)

An Iodine Allergy

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  An iodine allergy could be a serious condition and some allergies can bring life threatening conditions. These allergies can produce symptoms like asthma which can be a frightening experience. A person can eat peanuts and suddenly die from their allergies to these delicious nuts. Some other allergies can bring itchy eyes and a runny nose. A person could eat a great lobster dinner and .. (Allergies)

Allergy Treatment

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Allergy means exaggerated reaction by our immune system and responses to bodily contact with certain foreign substance. What allergies do eliminate the item from your body when possible in one way or the other to protect you? However, some allergy reaction can be very strong and actually cause you much pain, damage and even be fatal sometimes. Here is how you can recognize an allergic .. (Allergies)

Allergy Symptoms

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Today Allergies are considered one of the leading causes of chronic diseases. An allergy term originated from the Greek words allos meaning other and ergon meaning work. Clemens von Pirquet who is a Viennese pediatrician observed that his patients were extremely sensitive to various substances, such as dust and pollen and certain foods. Allergy is reaction immune system to safe our body . (Allergies)

Allergy Supplements

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 Kate Savage (April 30, 2008)  Many people have problems with their immune systems, so they have antagonistic reactions when they come in contact with certain animals, food, or other things. These people end with symptoms similar to those of a skin disease or asthma. Some people have serious type of allergies that could result in death, so allergies are not just an irritation. Fortunately, there has been a good deal . (Allergies)

Allergy Shots

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 Kate Savage (April 29, 2008)  Immunotherapy shots increasing body tolerance to certain allergens or substance that provoked allergic reactions. Immunotherapy is given to patients who suffer from sever symptoms of allergies and who suffer sever symptoms of allergies three months of each year. This shots are given you will receive allergy shots twice a week for several months and continue to receive shots regularly .. (Allergies)

Allergy Medications

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 Kate Savage (April 29, 2008)  Around the world a million people suffer from different types of allergies. Many have allergy to food, medications, pets or environments. Today in the market lifesaving drugs are available such as penicillin. Other good medications are significant to allergic patients to get relief. Some common symptoms of the allergies are running nose, headache, skin reaction causing redness, .. (Allergies)

A Chlorine Allergy

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 Kate Savage (April 29, 2008)  Chlorine is a very useful chemical because it kills the bacteria so used in water purification to purify water. Chlorine is soluble in water and powerful a oxidant. Due to many beneficiaries, chlorine is using in drinking water for purification. As well as this chemical is very useful at swimming pool to clean and purify water for recreation. People need not worry if swimming pool .. (Allergies)

A Cat Allergy Affects Several People

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 Kate Savage (April 29, 2008)  Several people suffer cat allergy problems and a it is a most common animal allergy. It is a problem for those who have cat as their pet. Sometime problems occur due to people living with own cat or working with cat, for example if someone is working in a zoo. Cat allergy problem is a very bad reaction for people who suffer. This allergy could occur due to contact with people who have .. (Allergies)

Peanut Allergy - A Unique Epidemic

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 David Mark (April 28, 2008)  Our generation is a privileged one for many reasons. We are living through seemingly profound and seismic changes, both environmental and socioeconomic. Yet, no where have we seen in recent human history such a unique and fast moving epidemic like the current break out of the peanut allergy. What is meant by this is not to belittle past epidemics, rather it is to point out how strange .. (Allergies)

Allergy Relief

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 Rex Magnum (April 24, 2008)  Searching for Long-lasting Allergy Relief While shopping in a crowded store, someone sneezes in your direction. Prior to saying “Bless you, " the story has already begun about the latest allergy problem this person is having. Everyone these days seems to have one kind of allergy or another. And, it also seems that more and more people are searching for some type of allergy .. (Allergies)

Understanding Allergies

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 Rex Magnum (April 23, 2008)  More than 20% of the adults and children in the United States are affected by allergies, bringing the total to millions being affected yearly. Depending on the source of the reaction, allergies can affect people at different seasons as well as different times of their lives. Numerous sources can cause people to suffer with an allergic reaction. Some of the common sources of allergies .. (Allergies)

Surviving Outdoor Allergies Naturally

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 Jayson Kroner (April 18, 2008)  Spring means many different things, to many different people. For individuals who live with seasonal outdoor allergies, it means finding a way to cope with months of discomfort every time they step outside. Each year, millions of allergy sufferers instinctively reach for over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs as their first line of defense. Unfortunately, not all users take . (Allergies)

Symptoms Of A Mold Allergy

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 Steve K Smith (April 15, 2008)  Do you suffer from symptoms of a mold allergy? Mold is a fungi that grows on expired food and in damp areas. Symptoms of a mold allergy are caused by tiny mold spores that are spread easily in the wind or by indoor air currents. Mold is very resilient and even though its grows well indoors at room temperature it can withstand icy winter temperatures and lie dormant until the spring .. (Allergies)

Hives - Natural Treatment for Hives

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 Corwin Brown (April 15, 2008)  Hives are red and sometimes itchy bumps on your skin. An allergic reaction to a drug or food usually causes them. Allergic reactions cause your body to release chemicals that can make your skin swell up in hives. People who have other allergies are more likely to get hives than other people. Other causes include infections and stress. Hives (medically known as urticaria) are red, .. (Allergies)

Pollen Allergy Season - 5 Ways to Make Your Life Better

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 Debbie Davis (April 14, 2008)  If your eyes are burning, your nose is running, and you have a dull headache because of the thick layer of pollen that has suddenly covered the earth, you probably have a pollen allergy. Here are probably some old ideas, and hopefully some new ones to allow you to enjoy the season until the pollen that is affecting you is gone. Invest in a high efficiency particle arresting HEPA air .. (Allergies)

Sinus Infection - Causes of Sinus Infection

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 Corwin Brown (April 11, 2008)  The sinuses (say: sy-nus-is) are air-filled spaces found in the bones of the head and face. Sinuses start developing before you are born and some of them keep growing until you're about 20. There are four pairs of sinuses, or eight in all. They are located on either side of the nose in your cheeks, behind and between the eyes, in the forehead, and at the back of the nasal cavity. Sinus . (Allergies)

Easy Steps to Cure Sinusitis

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 Joel Owens (April 11, 2008)  Ever had allergies or colds that would not go away? If you feel like you cannot breathe properly due to a blockage in your nose, there might be an infection on your nasal passages and sinus cavities. Have yourself checked out by your doctor because you might already have sinusitis and in need of cure sinusitis solutions. The symptoms for sinusitis sound like they should not cause such .. (Allergies)

Is Your Child Allergic To Stuffed Animals

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 Victor Epand (April 10, 2008)  There are many stuffed toys and animals that many kids find attractive. In fact, stuffed animals are not only something for kids, many adults love to have stuffed animals around them. But, the problem arises when one is allergic to stuffed animals. Most often, the main cause behind the allergy is the dust and dirt that accumulates in the toys. So while buying stuffed animals, make sue .. (Allergies)

Do You Have Milk Allergy Symptoms or Lactose Intolerance?

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 Steve K Smith (April 08, 2008)  Many people often confuse lactose intolerance with milk allergies. Milk allergy symptoms are different from those that are related to lactose intolerance, and they are caused differently. Milk allergies like most allergies are caused by a protein. The immune system over reacts to the protein and tells the body that it is a threat. The symptoms are a result of the body trying to protect .. (Allergies)

The Best Vacuum For Allergies

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 Steve K Smith (April 03, 2008)  Many people think that regular vacuuming and cleaning will reduce allergy symptoms, but the problem is poor vacuums can actually make your allergies worse. What happens is that many vacuums can not trap small allergen particles and end up blowing them around the room. At least before they were trapped in the carpet instead of airborne where they can cause much more damage. The best .. (Allergies)

Hypoallergenic Cats For Cat Allergies

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 Steve K Smith (April 02, 2008)  Are there hypoallergenic cats to help with you with your cat allergies? There is a common misconception that hypoallergenic cats or dogs mean allergy free but there are no allergy free cats or dogs. Hypoallergenic means less allergenic not allergy free. Cat allergies are caused by a protein in cat saliva and skin. As cats are constantly grooming themselves the protein gets on cat fur. .. (Allergies)

Peanut Allergy Symptoms

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 Steve K Smith (April 02, 2008)  Are you suffering from peanut allergy symptoms? Many adults and children suffer from peanut allergy symptoms, as a result of peanut allergies. Peanut and nut allergies differ as the peanut is not actually a nut but a legume. Research suggest that peanut allergies have been on the rise although some children grow out of peanut allergies the vast majority do not. Do to the fact that .. (Allergies)

How Do I Know If I Have Allergies?

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 Cindy Heller (April 02, 2008)  Most everyone has an idea of what an allergy is. Allergies are so common, in fact, that it seems acceptable to discuss allergy symptoms at a cocktail party with perfect strangers. An allergy is an abnormal reaction by a person's immune system to a normally harmless substance. A person without allergies would have no reaction to this substance, but when a person who is allergic .. (Allergies)

Use Humidifiers To Prevent Dust Allergies

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 Greg Howard (March 31, 2008)  If you suffer from allergies as a result of dust, or particles and entities that exist in dust, such as dust mites and bacteria, then using a humidifier to prevent such allergies is a solution for you. When your surrounding is relatively dry, this creates an environment that allows dust to spread easily in the air. Do you spend a lot of time in air conditioned rooms or offices, and .. (Allergies)

Central Vacuums in the Treatment of Pet Allergies

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 Renee Ambrose (March 26, 2008)  When my nephew was very young he was given a Yellow Lab puppy as a birthday gift from a well meaning relative. Unfortunately, at that time he suffered from severe asthma which was exacerbated by pet allergens. It was so serious and debilitating, his mother, my older sister, had to give his puppy to our younger sister. That was a very sad day. Today there is new hope for people suffering . (Allergies)

Air Cleaner for Dust Mite Allergy

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 Debbie Davis (March 20, 2008)  Dust Mites are one of the most common allergy and asthma triggers known. Too small to been seen by the human eye, they are only 100-300 microns in size. But if you have been diagnosed with a dust mite allergy, your sneezing, coughing, congestion, watery eyes, and runny nose are constant reminders that they are there. Since dust mites feed on airborne pollutants such as dander, and dust, . (Allergies)

How To Deal With Mold Allergy

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 Jen Miller (March 19, 2008)  A popular misconception these days is that mold allergy is a common type of allergy suffered by so many people all over the world. This is actually not true at all. In fact, only a rare few suffer from this particular type of allergy. Recent studies have shown that there are just a few dozen people who are afflicted with the condition. Still, it pays to be aware of this type of allergy .. (Allergies)

Food Allergies - Sensitivity - Intolerance - Allergy

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 Dr. Brett Saks (March 18, 2008)  First let's look for a moment at some common symptoms of “food allergies". There's a wide variety of symptoms, from no noticeable symptoms at all to anaphylactic shock (serious and uncommon). Some others are: diarrhea, excessive gas and bloating, fatigue, weakness, constipation, joint pain, muscle pain, abdominal pain and cramps, low desire to eat, foul smelling floating bowel .. (Allergies)

Way Healthier Home Air Purifier - The Latest and Greatest in True Air Quality!

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 Gaetane Ross (March 17, 2008)  Do you REALLY know what is in your air in the home? If you did, you probably would not want to spend as much time there! When we think of air pollutants, we mostly consider the air that is outside of our homes, but did you know that this air is actually cleaner than the air inside the home? As a matter of fact, when I came across a handy little product that filters the air inside the .. (Allergies)

Alcohol Allergy - Discover the Symptoms of an Allergy to Alcohol

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 Samuel Alby (March 17, 2008)  An alcohol allergy is one of the most uncommon allergies that can occur, they are also hard to diagnose because the symptoms are similar to the effects of a hangover. People who suffer from alcohol allergies are actually allergic to one of the ingredients in the beverage. In this article we take a closer look at this allergy. Most people who suffer from this type of allergy are .. (Allergies)

What Can You Use to Help your Sinuses and Allergies Naturally?

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 Ivonna Boss (March 17, 2008)  I strongly believe that a lot of natural remedies are a lot safer than Dr. medication. So what can you do to help your sinuses and allergies naturally? I have suffered from allergies for about 7 years now and I have to tell you, my allergies can be very bad. I have tried the medication, but nothing worked until I started to implement some other natural remedies into my life. First what . (Allergies)

Allergic Reactions - The Most Common 2 Allergic Reactions

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 Razvan Dobre (March 13, 2008)  Allergies represent a response of the immune system to antigens like certain food, insect stings or even pollen. All of these can easily trigger an allergic reactions. Most allergic reactions are not that serious, the majority disappearing in a couple of days or a week maximum. But there are some allergic reactions that can be very dangerous like anaphylaxis which is a life threatening .. (Allergies)

Top 3 Natural Allergy Relief Products - Natural Allergy Relief

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 Zokson Boss (February 29, 2008)  There is always dilemma for people, is it better to use natural or doctor proscribed medication. There are a lot of natural allergy relief products that work as well as the proscribed medication, but that choice I leave up to you. Here are the names of two good natural products that I use and third a lot of people do not think of. The first one is Allergy Sinus Buster. This products .. (Allergies)

Dog Breeds for Children With Allergies - What Is the Best?

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 Julia Carter (February 28, 2008)  Children love dogs. It is a fact. But what if yours also has allergies to dogs and can't be around them? The good news is, there is most probably an easy solution for it: Choose a breed your child is not allergic to. There are tens of popular and lovely dog breeds out there. Some of them are hyper-allergic and not good for people with allergies, and some of hypo-allergic which means are . (Allergies)

Now You Can Rid Yourself Of Your Dog Allergy!

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 Darrin Reservitz (February 27, 2008)  Are you a dog owner who suddenly developed an allergy to your pet? How heartbreaking! Unfortunately, it is something you definitely have to deal with. You say that the dog is a member of your family and giving her away is absolutely out of the question. You also decide that you are willing to explore the options, look into allergy elimination, and make the necessary sacrifices so long .. (Allergies)

Helping Your Family Through Allergy Discomfort

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 M. Kabel (February 25, 2008)  If you have allergies, there's a good chance both your parents and your children have them as well. New research shows a strong hereditary component to most allergies, though not in the ways most would likely believe. Children have a fifty percent chance of inheriting a propensity for allergies from their parents - not a specific allergy itself. In cases where both parents allergies, .. (Allergies)

Ways to Relieving Sinus Headaches - Natural Sinus Headaches Remedies

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 Zokson Boss (February 23, 2008)  Can natural remedies really relieve sinus headaches? Yes. One of the best ways to relieving sinus headaches is steam. Even if you just take a shower, your nasal passages will open and the pressure will be relieved. But in addition to the basic, there are some remedies you can use to clear your sinuses. The first one is to get a humidifier or dehumidifier (depending on where you live). .. (Allergies)

The Best Natural Allergy Remedies - 3 Ways to Prevent or Minimize your Allergies!

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 Zokson Boss (February 21, 2008)  The most probable cause why we get allergies is because of three things: the air we breathe, the weak immune system and too much chemical intake. There are a lot of natural allergy remedies you can use to all of those things. For example, getting an air purifier, humidifier or dehumidifier will improve the air you breathe. You should change your diet and eat more natural food (help .. (Allergies)

How Allergies Work To Protect the Body - And How to Recognize Them

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 M. Kabel (February 19, 2008)  Recent statistics show that as much as twenty percent of the United States population - one in every five people - suffers from some kind of allergy. That's tens of millions each year dealing with a broad spectrum of allergies, including everything from common pollen and animal fur to various kinds of foods and even some smells. Though seldom pleasant, allergic reactions are the body's . (Allergies)

Visine For Allergies - Does It Relieve Allergy Eye Symptoms?

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 Willhelm Williams (February 19, 2008)  Do you have an allergy? Sometimes our eyes water as a reaction to excessive smoke in a room but once you have left the room it can clear up, if it doesn't then your eyes may be watering as the result of an allergic reaction. You can have an allergic reaction to all kinds of things, including smoke, pollen, seasonal changes and pet allergies. If you do think that you have an allergy that . (Allergies)

Can Food Allergies Cause Upper Abdominal Pain?

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 15, 2008)  Food allergies are important to understand for many in our population. There is at least one percent of the population that is allergic to peanuts. While this number may not seem very significant this is just one of eight very common food allergies. You will find that many restaurants and even online recipes have begun to cater to food allergy sufferers to make it easier for them to .. (Allergies)

Food Allergies Blogs

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 15, 2008)  Do you suffer from a food allergy or perhaps one of your children suffers? If you or a child that has one there are things like food allergies blogs that can help you deal with the related problems you have. There are more people out there in the world that suffer from it than we realize. Most of the cases are mild, and once a person realizes they have that problem they just avoid those . (Allergies)

Children With Food Allergies

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 15, 2008)  How do you figure out if your child is going to be allergic to food? Are you one of those individuals who just tries out different foods that you eat on your child or do you actually take your child to be tested? It would seem that a parent would have a responsibility to having their child tested for allergies related to foods to avoid issues. This will also give you a comprehensive .. (Allergies)

Recipes For Food Allergies

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 15, 2008)  When searching for recipes for food allergies you will find there are several different sites online that cater to those who have food allergies. There are blogs, as well as popular recipe sites that will help you find the food you can eat without standing in a store for hours. Adults who have just found out they have a food allergy need to be extremely careful in what they fix. Even .. (Allergies)

Food Allergies Test

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 15, 2008)  How does a person know that they have a food allergy? The simple answer is that as a child they ate something their body had a reaction to and their parents realized that there was some type of food allergy to be wary of. The other way to determine if a person has a food allergy is by the food allergies test. The food allergies test has been designed by scientist to test the individual .. (Allergies)

Causes of Food Allergies

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 15, 2008)  The exact cause to this is unknown. Medically there has not been a reason found why a child or an adult may develop a certain food allergy. What is known about the causes is that the immune system will attack certain properties in food. Most often what is attacked is the proteins found in certain foods like shellfish, seafood, and peanuts. The immune system is unable to break down the .. (Allergies)




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