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Food Allergies Snacks

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 14, 2008)  There are a variety of things to be concerned about if you have food allergies. One of those is snacks. You will find that if you have just been diagnosed with food allergies there are certain snacks that you can carry around with you in order to help you prevent an allergic reaction. For an example if you are allergic to peanuts or tree nuts you may want to carry around food allergies .. (Allergies)

Symptoms of Food Allergies

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 14, 2008)  The symptoms of food allergies are going to vary from person to person. You will find that some individuals suffer in a mild case, this means that they will have less symptoms and often the symptoms of it are not going to remain for a long duration. To start off in this article we are going to list the symptoms of food allergies, and then discuss in more detail the actual reactions a .. (Allergies)

Food Allergies Candy

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 14, 2008)  It can be very difficult for a person to find foods they are allowed to eat when they have food allergies. Many of our foods are based on the very products that are considered the most common ones. Many individuals have allergies to eggs, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, shellfish, and seafood. As you can imagine some of these properties are also found in candy. For instance candy bars . (Allergies)

Adrenal Cortef Food Allergies

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 14, 2008)  There have been recent studies done with patients who have suffered from thyroid disorders. Thyroid disorders usually begin because the thyroid gland is producing too much or too little of the thyroid secretory hormone or TSH. It should be noted that many who have a thyroid hormone develop intolerance to certain foods, and there are individuals who can actually develop food allergies .. (Allergies)

How To Spot Food Allergy Symptoms

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 Jen Miller (February 14, 2008)  You just may notice that there are times when you eat a particular food item and you then experience some discomfort. You also just may notice that this occurrence is quite consistent to some extent already. But has it ever crossed your mind that the discomfort you feel whenever you take in this particular food item is already a food allergy? Because the occurrence of food allergy .. (Allergies)

Natural Allergy Cures

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 Willhelm Williams (February 14, 2008)  Natural allergy cures don't get a lot of press, but they can be much better for you than the traditional over-the-counter or prescribed remedies available on the market. They do not treat allergy symptoms the way traditional over-the-counter or prescribed treatments do. Over-the-counter medications and some prescribed medications suppress your symptoms by using antihistamines or other .. (Allergies)

Food Allergies Rotation Diet

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 13, 2008)  Did you know that when you eat a lot of the same food items you could develop a food allergy? More so if you are prone to food allergies in the first place, you can develop it to new ones that have been introduced to your diet. To prevent new food allergies from occurring or to just prevent any more it is important that you try a allergies rotation diet. For those who are chronic .. (Allergies)

History Of Food Allergies

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 Tarang V Bhargava (February 12, 2008)  The history of food allergies in this case means the transition of a person's life. In other words we are not going to refer to the history in relation to when the first person to develop food allergies was recorded and how that has increased over time. Instead we are going to look at how a person can progress with their own history of food allergies. You will find that your history of .. (Allergies)

Yeast Allergy - Discover Everything You Need To Know About Yeast Allergy!

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 Samuel Alby (February 11, 2008)  Foods that contain yeast are very popular in the western world, this is a problem if you suffer from a yeast allergy. In this article we look at what a yeast allergy actually is, as well as its symptoms. Obviously if you are one of the unfortunate people who suffers from this type of allergy, you cannot eat or drink anything that contains yeast or yeast derivatives. The problem is .. (Allergies)

Corn Allergy - Everything You Need to Know About Corn Allergies - Revealed!

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 Samuel Alby (February 08, 2008)  A small percentage of the population has an allergic reaction to corn when it is consumed, and the symptoms can vary from mild to fatal. In this article we look at everything you need to know about corn allergy. If you suffer from corn allergy it means that you have a contacts allergy, also known as allergy type 1. Seafood and soy are also in this group to name but a couple. The .. (Allergies)

Soy Allergy - Everything You Need to Know About Soy Allergies Revealed!

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 Samuel Alby (February 08, 2008)  People who suffer from this type of allergy are said to suffer from contact allergies, these are known as allergies type1 , seafood also comes under this group. Research has uncovered the fact that there are 16 proteins in soy that have the ability to cause an allergic reaction, however scientists are still not sure which of these proteins are more allergenic than the other. Although it . (Allergies)

Wheat Allergy Symptoms - Everything You Need To Know About Wheat Allergy Symptoms Revealed!

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 Samuel Alby (February 05, 2008)  Wheat allergies is one of the least common allergies, however it still affects a large number of people. In this article we take a look at wheat allergy symptoms. Wheat is a very common ingredient in the foods we eat, it is also an important component of our diet because it is used to make bread which is a staple part of our diet. Wheat contains proteins which are important for bread .. (Allergies)

Asthma Symptoms - How To Avoid Symptoms Of Asthma

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 Dr John Anne (February 04, 2008)  If you have been diagnosed as an asthmatic, you might be wondering what kind of asthma symptoms you might experience. Or if you have already had these symptoms, you might be interested in finding the best way to avoid them. Asthma symptoms can be a hassle, especially for newly asthmatics, but there are ways to avoid these symptoms that are not as hard as you might think. Asthma symptoms . (Allergies)

Asthma Cure - Is There Really An Asthma Cure Available

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 Dr John Anne (February 04, 2008)  Millions of people world wide suffer from asthma, which leaves them searching for a cure. But, for many this leads to dead ends and unreliable products that claim to be the great asthma cure. Go to any online search engine and you will find thousands of products claiming to be the greatest asthma cure yet. But, most of the time this is simply not the case. These medications claim to .. (Allergies)

Food Allergies - How to Deal, Ways to Heal

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 Laura Bruno (February 03, 2008)  I've heard from countless readers and clients that they suffer multiple food allergies and would appreciate any tips on dealing with them. This article goes beyond ingredient substitutions, offering ways to handle and potentially heal food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities. But first, some definitions: A true food allergy involves a specific reaction in the immune system (that .. (Allergies)

Gluten Allergy Symptoms - How To Cope With Gluten Allergy Symptoms

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 Samuel Alby (February 02, 2008)  One common form of food allergy is a gluten allergy. This substance is found in oats wheat, barley, rye and wheat. Gluten can be found in several foods, which is one of the main reasons why it is such a common allergy. In this article we take a look at gluten allergy symptoms and how to cope with a gluten allergy. So what are the gluten allergy symptoms? The symptoms of gluten allergy .. (Allergies)

Did You Find What You Need To Know About Dealing With Allergic Reactions?

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 Ras Reed (January 31, 2008)  There are lots of people out there who don't know what to do when they want to deal with allergic reactions. This has led to more problems for them. But dealing with different types of allergic reactions will become easier after you've gone through the useful hints supplied in this article. For cases like environmental and pet allergies, Benadryl, an antihistamine will give you the .. (Allergies)

Sinusitis Symptoms - Will This Achoo Infection Lead To More Serious Complications?

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 Jocelyn Macayan (January 28, 2008)  Sinusitis is one of the common conditions people encounter today, this generally refers to an inflammation within the nasal cavities within the nose as a result to an allergic reaction, viral or bacterial infection, irritants and other chemicals. Sinusitis Symptoms Sinus infection is often characterized by a blockage of one or both of the nasal sinus accompanied with a mild to severe .. (Allergies)

What Are Air Allergens And Air Allergies? Asthma Prevention

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 Ian Victor Harper (January 26, 2008)  An allergy is a condition in which your body's immune system reacts with unusual sensitivity to a certain substance or substances. These offending substances are called allergens, or “triggers". Allergens stimulate your body to produce antibodies that fight the invaders. The antibodies, in turn, cause special cells called mast cells to release a chemical called histamine. An .. (Allergies)

How A Simple Fruit Has Some Answers For Asthma And MRSA

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 Ian Victor Harper (January 26, 2008)  History Though the exact area of origin is unknown, the papaya is believed native to tropical America, perhaps in southern Mexico and neighbouring Central America. It is recorded that seeds were taken to Panama and then the Dominican Republic before 1525 and cultivation spread to warm elevations throughout South and Central America, southern Mexico, the West Indies and Bahamas, and to .. (Allergies)

Discover The Alternative Therapies for Asthma

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 Gaetane Ross (January 25, 2008)  Before the advent of global pharmaceutical companies, people had to find “natural" ways to deal with their asthma. Although asthma is increasingly on the rise and was relatively rare in years past, nonetheless, you can still use these alternative treatments to help control your asthma if taking drugs is either not an option for you because of allergic reaction or because you want .. (Allergies)

Coping With An Asthma Attack - Knowing What To Do And When

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 Gaetane Ross (January 25, 2008)  Even if you have asthma, you can learn to keep it under control. Most people with asthma can lead normal lives. However, if you have an asthma attack, this can be terrifying. If not taken care of properly, it can be serious and even fatal. An asthma attack can be terrifying for both children and adults. Additionally, emergency room visits for asthma sufferers, both young and old, are .. (Allergies)

What Is An Asthma Trigger? Knowing Your Poison Can Control Your Asthma Trigger

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 Gaetane Ross (January 25, 2008)  An asthma trigger is something in the environment that triggers an asthma attack. If you're an asthma sufferer, an attack can be triggered when you become exposed to your particular trigger. When you become exposed to this trigger, you will experience an allergic reaction and your airways will narrow, so that you will have difficulty breathing. Triggers vary among sufferers, but some of . (Allergies)

The Many Benefits Of Home Air Purifiers

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 Ned D'Agostino (January 09, 2008)  With the growing air pollution these days, home air purifiers have become an essential part of many households across the country. Air purifiers are devices which filter out various substances such as dust mites, organic and chemical odors, plant pollen, pet dander etc. that may aggravate or provoke allergies. They are especially beneficial in cases where the homeowner has a suppressed . (Allergies)

Home Remedies for Asthma

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 Janet Martin (January 03, 2008)  Every day in America alone, 30,000 people have an asthma attack. Of that number, 5, 000 people visit the emergency room, a thousand are admitted to the hospital and 11 people die due to asthma, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. While it is incurable, there are many things you can do to control and avoid it. And when your doctor's not around, these .. (Allergies)

Natural Solutions To Battling Allergies

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 Jeffrey Meier (January 02, 2008)  Many of us are plagued with allergies. Yet, many of our systems cannot handle the decongestants and antihistamines that are often prescribed that could make us feel better. For this reason many people are turning to natural solutions or remedies to help battle and help solve some of their allergy symptoms. There are two types of allergies, Seasonal allergies and year round allergies. .. (Allergies)

Wheat Allergy And Celiac Disease

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 Lotty Harper (January 02, 2008)  Celiac disease affects the small intestine and slows the absorption of nutrients from foods. People who suffer from celiac disease have developed allergies to gluten, a protein that is found in wheat, rye and barley. Gluten is used as a thickener in sauces, soups and ice cream and is the protein that helps bread rise when it is baked. The main difference between a wheat allergy and .. (Allergies)

Causes of Food Allergies - Understanding the Common Causes of Food Allergies

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 Timothy Croy (January 02, 2008)  Approximately twelve million Americans suffer from true food allergies and many others have symptoms that they attribute to food related allergies. When the immune system identifies a food item as a harmful substance antibodies are created to protect the body from this substance entering the body again. Unfortunately, that means the immune system is going to release histamines to .. (Allergies)

How Common Are Wheat Allergies?

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 Timothy Croy (January 02, 2008)  Special foods for wheat allergies have become more popular over the years. Several new diets, and new products, have been popping-up every catering to people with these allergies. If you have a true allergy to wheat removing it from your diet is imperative. If you aren't allergic to wheat, you should not attempt to remove this basic staple from your diet completely. These are not very .. (Allergies)

What You Always Wanted To Know About Asthma But Didn't

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 Gaetane Ross (December 22, 2007)  Asthma is the disease of the twenty-first century. Typhoid and cholera were once rampant everywhere, and they indeed still are problems in developing or Third World countries. However, it is increasingly true in developed countries, including the United States, that asthma is a new epidemic. It does not make the headlines as dramatically as these two killers once did, but nonetheless, .. (Allergies)

Christmas Check List For Asthma Sufferers

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 Roger Cantrell (December 19, 2007)  Good advice this winter for asthma sufferers is to take care and avoid exacerbating asthma symptoms this Christmas and winter period, Going on a ski holiday is a great way to beat the winter blues, but for asthmatics ski holidays are known to negatively affect their symptoms if due care and precaution is not taken. Cold weather can have a dramatic effect on people with chest problems, .. (Allergies)

Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema - An Unholy Trinity, A New Treatment

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 Angela L. Smith (December 18, 2007)  My youngest son has suffered from a myriad of allergies since he was just months old. Mikey broke out in a scaly rash on his head at just about four months old. We thought it might be regular old cradle-cap, but brushing it out just made it worse. His pediatrician said that it was actually eczema, and with his little hands, my baby would claw at it until it bled. The rash soon spread .. (Allergies)

How To Spot Food Allergy Symptoms

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 Evelyn Lim (December 14, 2007)  Has it ever occurred to you that the discomfort that you have been experiencing for ages are a result of food allergy symptoms? Food allergy symptoms can show up within minutes after eating, making these symptoms easy to spot. However, sometimes, it can take up to a few hours, for their effects to show. Usually, these are then misdiagnosed as other problems or simply lumped into a .. (Allergies)

Food Allergy - Ayurveda Concept

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 Dr Rajesh Nair (December 12, 2007)  Ayurveda, an ancient Indian medical system, offers a scientific approach to food allergy by determining the correct diet based upon an individual's constitution ( vata, pitta, kapha) & seasonal alterations. Pitta people are allergic to hot, spicy foods, fermented foods, sour fruits, tomatoes, potatoes. Kaphas develop allergies to dairy products and cold beverages. Vatas are .. (Allergies)

Allergies - Yoga and Lifestyle

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 Dr Rajesh Nair (December 12, 2007)  Ayurveda, an integrated system of medicine emphasis on an ideal life style based on yoga which helps to remove stress and leads to relaxation which are extremely effective in reducing the allergy symptoms by tempering the immune system's response to the offender. a) Practicing yoga posture in a relaxing way with slow deep breathing relaxes the nervous system is beneficial in fighting .. (Allergies)

Allergies - Ayurveda Concept

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 Dr Rajesh Nair (December 12, 2007)  Ayurveda, an ancient Indian medical system maintains that although allergens such as pollen, dust, and dander trigger symptoms in susceptible people, they are not the primary cause of allergies instead it is the accumulation of ama (toxic) and low immunity. Ayurveda emphasis that the improperly digested foods (ama), and impurities, such as chemical additives, are absorbed into the .. (Allergies)

Asthma Treatment - Find Suitable Treatment Type For You

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 Dr John Anne (December 12, 2007)  Types of Asthma Treatments There are many different methods to treat asthma. Some are for long-termed use while others are quick working, and are usually not used for everyday use. Asthma treatment can be a daily pill form muscle relaxer that can help with the muscles that tighten around the inflamed area. Others like inhalers are a good option because it nearly eliminates the swelling .. (Allergies)

Basic Extrinsic Asthma And Intrinsic Asthma

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 Clive Chung (August 21, 2007)  Over the years, the medical profession has developed several ways of classifying asthma and of distinguishing one form of the disease from another. Let's take a look at some of these classifications now. Traditionally, doctors have separated asthma into two general categories, extrinsic asthma and intrinsic asthma, depending upon the types of stimuli that trigger episodes of the .. (Allergies)

Air Cleaners - One Of Allergies Worst Enemies

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 Dorothy Santoro (August 15, 2007)  There are many reasons for people to begin thinking more seriously about the air quality in their homes, like those who are expecting a baby or have allergies. Even if you do not have a reason lke those, air cleaners make a huge difference in the air quality. Living with a new baby, of course, would give you more of an incentive to go ahead and place several in your house. I recently .. (Allergies)

Use An Air Purifier If You Want To Live Longer

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 Randy Rowles (August 15, 2007)  Life in the city is very much different to that of living in the country where the air is clean and there are not as many pollutants in the air as compared with the smog filled atmosphere you are sure to find in the city where you can be sure that the air is greatly contaminated and pretty unsafe to breathe. If you are worried about your health (as you well should be) and you want to .. (Allergies)

Allergy Free Dogs Do They Really Exist?

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 David Cowley (August 06, 2007)  Is there such a thing as an allergy free dog? To answer this question you first must understand what an allergy is. If you have dog allergy then you suffer from Allergies Type 1, also called Contact Allergies. The allergy producing proteins called allergens are produced in the dogs skin. When the dog licks himself or herself this sticky protein in the dead skin cells is deposited on .. (Allergies)

Air Purifiers For Allergies Can Help Alleviate Your Symptoms

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 Christopher J (August 03, 2007)  Air purifiers for allergies is an easy and affordable solution to some serious health conditions. Air purifiers for allergies may not solve all your allergy problems, however, most will certainly help alleviate some of the congestion and breathing problems often associated with allergies. You may not get relief for all your allergies, for example if you suffer from either allergies .. (Allergies)

Why Be Concerned About Mold?

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 Kimberly Newsome (July 30, 2007)  Mold is another word that is now very often seen headlining magazines and newspapers worldwide. It’s funny how many Floridians think they live in a Petri dish since the hurricanes. Northerners have always had basements, or cellars, that they affectionately describe as ‘musty’ or ‘mildewy’—it’s all the same thing. The truth is mold has been around since the .. (Allergies)

Surviving Seasonal Allergies - 10 Easy Steps

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 Elle VanHamagansky (July 29, 2007)  Itchy eyes Red eyes Runny nose Sneezing Watery eyes Wheezing Do you suffer from these annoying allergy symptoms? If you do, you’re not alone because over 25 million Americans face seasonal allergies each year. You’re in search of natural remedies to survive your seasonal allergies. Today must be your lucky day because I have 10 easy steps to ease your seasonal allergies. .. (Allergies)

Help I Am Allergic To Nuts!

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 David Cowley (July 28, 2007)  If you have Nuts Allergy then you suffer from allergies Type 1 what is also called Contact Allergies. Nut allergy is different than a peanut allergy because peanuts are not part of the nut family. Peanuts are considered part of the legumes family, which includes peas, lima beans, lentils and soybeans. The symptoms for a peanut allergy and a nut allergy are the same however; someone .. (Allergies)

Breathe Green for Life

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 Kimberly Newsome (July 19, 2007)  ‘Green’ seems to be the color, or the word, that is getting a lot of attention lately. Many magazines and most newspapers carry articles and ads titled with key words such as green or green building. These terms bring to most minds the picture of homes or commercial buildings that have been designed to conserve energy and/or money utilizing systems to cool, heat or provide light . (Allergies)

Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis

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 AnandK Singh (July 19, 2007)  Vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) is a recurrent ocular inflammatory disease that has a seasonal incidence. It is basically an allergic eye condition, accounting for roughly 0.1 to 0.5% of ocular disease. It tends to occur more in dry, warm climates. Some people experience symptoms year round, however the peak season for vernal conjunctivitis is between April and August. VKC is a .. (Allergies)

Evaluate the best type of humidifier for you

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 Maria Dsouza (July 19, 2007)  1) First of all there are basically just two types of humidifiers. Warm air humidifiers and cool air humidifiers 2) Warm air humidifiers heat the water and release it as warm vapor. The electricity used by warm air humidifiers is no more than that used to heat water in a kettle. The boiling of the water means that the water is disinfected and does not release any bacteria in the water. .. (Allergies)

5 Benefits You Should Seek In Air Cleaner Humidifiers

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 Maria Dsouza (July 19, 2007)  When buying a air humidifier these are the following benefits you should seek: - Health: Most people buy humidifiers to help them overcome problems related to asthma, allergies, cold sinus, wheezing coughs, etc. For people having specific allergies requiring inhalation of steam air to help breathing should use a warm air humidifier. A Cold air humidifier is useful for those who have .. (Allergies)

What Gifts to Buy for People With Allergies

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 Audrey Lynn (July 18, 2007)  Allergies is a condition which affect thousands of people in the world. One of them could be your friend or loved one. Imagine how sad it is when you took time to carefully choose the perfect gift for your loved ones, only to learn soon after that your gift just trigger a bad case of allergy for him/ her. The last thing you want is to spoil someone’s joy just because you did not .. (Allergies)




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