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  • 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

  • Dog Allergies

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    Everything You Need To Know About Dog Allergies Dogs have become part of our lives to the point that they literally become part of our families. And with that comes the responsibility of providing them the best care possible by giving them the right kind of food, provide shelter and to send them to the vet for treatment and vaccinations. Sometimes, we may be too focused making our dogs as toys that we neglect the right kind of care that they deserve. Most often than not, these dogs would suffer

  • Asthma Allergies

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    When it comes to Asthma some allergies are just one of the factors that can trigger asthma attacks. Not all people with asthma have allergies and there are many people who have allergies but do not have asthma. Some ongoing health problems can trigger asthma symptoms or make them worse. These include obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, acid reflux, stress and depression. Let your allergist know if you have one of these conditions so you can discuss the best approach to control both your health problem

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hdm Allergy

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    HDM allergy is considered as one of the most common causative agents for airborne allergens. Despite this, immune response is still unclear. Prior to recent development, Jacquet (2012) stated that the response to HDM allergens is caused by a dysregulation of the adaptive immune system. However, recent studies show that HDM allergic response is caused by cross-reactivity between the innate and adaptive immune system. Jacquet stated that patients that are exposed to HDM allergens undergo serious inflammatory

  • 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

  • Allergies Research Papers

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    What are allergies? Allergies is a disease, a number of conditions which is caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system due to something in your surrounding environment. Allergies may cause a rash, tingling in the throat and watery eyes. Whenever allergies come to mind many people might think that allergies is a new epidemic, a disease of the future, but however that is not true. Allergies is not a new disease. The earliest report of allergic reactions took place during the time of King