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Top Safest US Cities For Allergies

The Top 10 Safest US Cities For Allergies

Now that you already have an idea about the worst cities for people with allergies, here is a comprehensive look at the top 10 least allergy-prone cities in the US.

What To Do When You Are Allergic To Your Cat?

What To Do When You Are Allergic To Your Cat?

Cats can be so much fun. They love to play. Put a string on a stick and they will bat it for a very long time. They like their fur petted and their bodies rubbed. Rubbing up against your leg is their way of saying hello. Your cat likes to stay close to you. You […]

FDA Issues Warning About Leukotrienes Like Singulair, Zyflo, And Accolate

FDA Issues Warning About Leukotrienes Like Singulair, Zyflo, And Accolate

The US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has recently called for the manufactures of asthma drugs that fall into the category of leukotriene receptors to be labeled with a warning to consumers that the drug use may heighten or cause neuropsychiatric events. A few of the more common drugs that fall under this umbrella include […]

Spotting Pollen Allergies In Your Child

Spotting Pollen Allergies In Your Child

There are more than 35 million people in America who dread the approach of spring and the pollen it brings. If you suffer from pollen allergies, your child is more likely to have seasonal allergies also known as hayfever. In fact, your child is 75 to 80 percent likely to develop allergies if both parents […]

Muscular Airways Cause Asthma To Get Worse

Muscular Airways Cause Asthma To Get Worse

A new discovery about how asthma develops is hoped to help scientists find new treatment options that work better according to the National Academy of Sciences. The study reported that people who suffer from asthma have airways that become more muscular as the disease progresses making the airways more susceptible to allergens. An area of […]

Helping You Live With Corn Allergies

Helping You Live With Corn Allergies

Corn is a vegetable that can come in numerous forms. It has been around for thousands of years. Corn originally came from teosinte, which is a wild grass, in Mexico. The Indians once ate a lot of corn as a staple to their diets. People say that corn was there on the first Thanksgiving. There […]

Obesity Can Stop Some Asthma Medications From Working

Obesity Can Stop Some Asthma Medications From Working

According to a report in the latest edition of the Journal of Allergy and ClinicalImmunology, obesity may cause a patient to become unresponsive to certain asthma medications. The study revealed that the effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids was reduced by more than 50% in overweight individuals. The team of researchers, headed by Dr. Sutherland, studied over […]

Dealing With Asthma The Natural Way

Dealing With Asthma The Natural Way

If you have severe asthma, then this is something you may battle everyday of your life. Asthma robs your lungs of the very air you breathe and will make you feel miserable. Anything within reason, without jeopardizing your health, is worth trying in the fight against asthma. You may use an inhaler now or a […]

Every Day Printer Ink May Cause Asthma

Every Day Printer Ink May Cause Asthma

A Spanish woman, who has been selling lottery tickets in Madrid for over 20 years has developed Asthma since changing her system of checking winning/losing ticket with a point-of-sale terminal. Researchers believe that the chemicals used in the production of the terminal and the paper used in these terminals has a covering of N-Propyl-acrylamide and […]

Dealing With A Sinus Infection

Dealing With A Sinus Infection

You have a major headache and your nose feels all stuffed up, it hurts between and around your eyes, and you feel miserable. Well, you probably have a sinus infection. This comes from an inflammation in the membranes in your nose. If you are not careful, this inflammation of your membranes has a chance of […]