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  • The Mediterranean Diet And Allergies

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    The Mediterranean Diet and Allergies Springtime often leaves many people sniffling and sneezing, and while antihistamine pills are effective, it can leave you feeling exhausted and foggy. While the use of medication works well, it should never be solely relied upon. Sometimes there are other solutions to try first before you head to the medicine cabinet. You ever hear the term “you are what you eat”? Well, that statement couldn’t be more true, what you put into your body will affect your performance

  • Seasonal Allergies

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    Cough, cough, sniff, snort, blow... those are the common sounds that we hear as seasonal allergies take hold of so many individuals every year. Allergic rhinitis (commonly known as hay fever) is categorized as a IgE-mediated immune response (the same response when you have a food allergy) which causes a release of histamine which in turn is responsible for the myriad of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, such as sneezing, rhinorrhea (runny nose), nasal congestion, pruritus of the nose (itchy

  • Peanut Allergies And Food Allergies

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    Introduction: According to Food Allergy Research and Education, peanut allergies are known to be one of the most common food allergies in children and adults. These allergies cause allergic reactions that can be severe and potentially fatal to those allergic to peanuts. Studies have indicated that approximately 20 percent of children eventually outgrow their peanut allergy. It is important to know the distinction between peanuts and tree nuts, such as, almonds, cashews and walnuts. Being allergic

  • Food And Food Allergies

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    No matter what time of year it seems that someone is always sneezing, has eyes that are watering, or are all stuffed up due to allergies be it pollen, dust, fur, grass or one of the hundreds of triggers. We people are not alone in our suffering from allergies or animal companions can suffer from allergies as well, especially our canine companions. An allergic reaction in any species is defined as an over-reaction and hypersensitivity by the immune system to an allergen which is most often a protein

  • The Importance Of Food Allergies

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    years old, I developed a gluten allergy. In the United States, over three million people are diagnosed with food allergies every year, and over 50 million people have pre-existing food allergies. Dealing with a gluten allergy was difficult for me, and I had to make changes in my life that affected me in multiple ways. I am not the only person who has ever had to experience a gluten allergy; however, I am part of a much smaller population of people who develop allergies later in life. In fact, roughly

  • The Importance Of Food Allergies

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    In today’s society, it is likely that you or someone you know has food a allergy. In the past few decades, food allergies among children have skyrocketed. Yet, many people still fail to realize the severity of food allergies and how common and dangerous they really are. As someone who has multiple food allergies, it is easier to understand the struggle of eating out or being skeptical and eerie of trying new food. Allergies ranging from dairy, to gluten, to nuts, and anywhere and everywhere in between

  • Causes And Effect Of Allergies And Asthma

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    Allergies and asthma are an everyday part of living for many people. Some of these people must avoid eating seafood, others are intolerant of ragweed, and still others might be forced to boycott the zoo because their allergies relate to animals. Animal allergies are no more or less common knowledge than seasonal pollen allergies, but they do sometimes cause a greater change in the behavior of those who suffer the effects. So why are people allergic to animals that they’ve shared the planet with

  • How And Treat Eye Allergies

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    diagnose and treat eye allergies? Description: medical examination is one of the best and most approved methods that can protect your eyes from allergic reactions as this is the right method of detecting the eye allergens. It is very much necessary to make thorough diagnosis of eye allergies otherwise the original causes cannot be discovered ever. You can now visit any reputed and experienced ophthalmologist so that your eyes can be properly examined. Why diagnosis of eye allergies is needed? Nowadays

  • Childhood Allergies: Symptoms and Treatments

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    Childhood Allergies: Symptoms and Treatments Childhood allergy is an exaggerated reaction by the immune system in response to certain foreign substances. These foreign objects may not be really harmful thus it is called an exaggerated response. In an attempt to protect the body, the immune system produce antibodies called immunoglobulin that causes the mast cells and allergy cells to release chemicals, including histamine resulting in allergic reactions. In most people, allergies appear during

  • Nasal Allergies Research Paper

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    Nasal Allergies Nasal allergies are a reaction to allergens in the air. Allergens are particles in the air that cause your body to have an allergic reaction. Nasal allergies are not passed from person to person (contagious). They cannot be cured, but can be controlled. CAUSES Seasonal nasal allergies (hay fever) are caused by pollen allergens that come from grasses, trees, and weeds. Year-round nasal allergies (perennial allergic rhinitis) are caused by allergens such as house dust mites, pet