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Most Common Causes Of Food Allergies

Most Common Causes Of Food Allergies

Did you know that only 8 foods are responsible for 90 percent of all food allergies? Those foods are Peanuts Shellfish Fish Tree Nuts, Which Includes Almonds, Cashews, Walnuts And Pecans Eggs Milk Soy Wheat Allergic reactions to foods may range from mild to very severe. Some allergic responses, such as an anaphylactic reaction, can […]

Can You Spot The Differences Between Allergies And Colds?

Can You Spot The Differences Between Allergies And Colds?

Your nose is stuffy, and you are sneezing. Do you have seasonal allergies, or just a cold? Sometimes, it can be hard to tell the difference since many of the symptoms, including headaches, a sore throat and coughing, can be exactly the same. Here are some clues to help you figure out the cause of […]

Homeopathic Treatments For Allergies

Homeopathic Treatments For Allergies

If you are looking for a way to treat your allergies that does not involve taking painful injections or prescription medications, consider homeopathy. Homeopathy is based on the theory of curing like; in other words, by giving you a small amount of a substance, your body learns to react to it normally instead of with […]

Overweight Women At Risk Of Developing Asthma

Overweight Women At Risk Of Developing Asthma

According to new study findings, women who are overweight in the middle section are at increased risk of developing asthma. Public health researcher Julie Von Behren, of Northern California Cancer Center in Berkeley, and colleagues found in the study that women who are obese or overweight were much more at risk to have asthma than […]

Children With Asthma Must Avoid Tobacco Smoke

Children With Asthma Must Avoid Tobacco Smoke

When a child suffers an asthma attack, it is frightening for everyone involved, so learning more about the things that can trigger asthma attacks is an important step forward in providing care for this chronic condition. According to a recent study, avoiding environments where tobacco smoke is present can help children who have asthma control […]