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Dogs Reduce Allergies And Cats Increase Them

It’s good news for dog lovers, but bad news if you are a cat lover with allergies – researchers have found that having a dog in the house worked rather like immunotherapy and was able to reduce allergies by as much as 4 times. This same pattern was not seen when it came to having […]

seasonal allergic rhinitis

Be One Step Ahead Of Your Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

The cold season months are fast approaching accompanied by the flowering period that makes this time of the year very unfriendly for people who have asthma and allergic rhinitis. Extreme cold temperature plus the pollen from the flowering plants are both allergens that trigger allergic rhinitis. Before you know it you are again pestered by […]

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Allergies Are A Consequence Of Asthma And Not The Cause

In the largest genetic study conducted into the condition, researchers found that asthma causes allergies and not the other way around. The study conducted by the Imperial College London and published in The New England Journal of Medicine, used 26 thousand subjects to carry out over half a million genetic tests. The researchers found, as […]

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Living A Healthy Life In Spite Of Skin Asthma

You may be wondering why for so long your skin rashes won’t go away. You’ve applied tons of moisturizers and several ointments, but they keep coming back. You may not know it, but you may have skin asthma. It is also called atopic dermatitis or eczema; they often appear as small red spots that are […]

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5 Tips To Reduce Allergy Risk In Kids

There is a lot of ongoing research into the subject of management and possible prevention of allergies, particularly among children; however there is no clear information about how allergies of different kinds can be prevented. However these tips offered by Dennis Ledford, M.D. may help parents to prevent and control allergies. 1. Don’t smoke. We […]

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Infants Too Can Have Nasal Allergies

A recent study has revealed that toddlers and even infants can have allergies; that they are not too young to have nasal allergic reactions. This is particularly true for those infants who have a family history of nasal allergies. The study examined upward of 18,000 children aged one and a half. As many as 9 […]