March 20, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies

Latest Allergies News SUNDAY, March 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you have seasonal allergies, the arrival of spring on Monday is probably less about warmth and flowers and more about itchy eyes and congestion. But there are ways to ease allergy misery and keep asthma symptoms in check, according

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March 13, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work

Latest Allergies News FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People who are depressed due to chronic sinus infections are less productive, according to a new study. They’re more likely to miss work or school than those with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) who aren’t depressed, researchers found. Scientists said their findings

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March 10, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Early Allergies — Payback for a Mild Winter?

Latest Allergies News THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The mild winter in many parts of the United States looks like it could mean an early and severe allergy season, a physician says. “For weeks, I’ve had patients arrive in my office with complaints of allergy symptoms,” said Dr.

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March 10, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Mite-Proof Bedding May Help Curb Asthma Attacks: Study

Latest Allergies News FRIDAY, March 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children with asthma have fewer flare-ups when their beds have mite-proof covers, a new study suggests. Dust mites are one of the most common asthma triggers. The study included 284 children in England with asthma and dust mite allergy. Their

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March 08, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Health Tip: Create an Emergency Plan for Deadly Allergy Reaction

Latest Allergies News (HealthDay News) — An anaphylaxis emergency plan is key to protecting your child against a deadly allergic reaction — especially at school when you’re not around. Here’s what the plan should include, courtesy of the American Academy of Pediatrics: A simple explanation of symptoms that indicate a

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March 07, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids

Latest Allergies News MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to secondhand smoke in the first few weeks of life could boost the risk that kids will develop food allergies, a new study suggests. “Early life exposure to secondhand smoke is a well-established risk factor for asthma and, in

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