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Dealing With Pet Dander And Allergies

Dealing With Pet Dander And Allergies

Allergies which are related to animals can be difficult to deal with because there is little that can be done to help control the problem. Pet dander is caused by a number of proteins located in the fur of the animal which cause the nasal cavities of any person to become inflamed, giving a person […]

Top Ten Most Common Food Allergies And Their Effects On Your Body

Top Ten Most Common Food Allergies And Their Effects On Your Body

Skin allergies are much more common than most people think. Skin allergies affect millions of Americans and can be discovered later in life, even as an adult. If you have suffered from or are suffering from newer symptoms with an unknown cause such as gastrointestinal issues, fatigue and skin rashes and skin irritation you may […]

Some Surprising Latex Allergy Triggers

Some Surprising Latex Allergy Triggers

If you have a latex allergy, you are probably very cautious any time you receive care from a doctor or dentist. You probably also watch for clothing that contains latex or elastic. You would never go near a “rubber” balloon. You may even know that you should avoid bananas. But did you know that your […]

Is Your Child With Asthma Safe At School?

Is Your Child With Asthma Safe At School?

About 75 percent of all teachers do not feel confident in their ability to respond if a child has an asthma attack while in their classroom. On average, there are two children in each classroom who suffer from asthma. Because teachers do not feel confident about managing children with asthma in the classroom, those children […]