A bite by a lone star tick can cause a red meat allergy in some people. The allergen in meat is alpha-gal. Tick saliva can sensitize a person to this chemical.
There are a lot of over-the-counter choices to treat allergies. Learn the differences between Allegra and Claritin, Benadryl and Sudafed, and Flonase and Afrin. Don't let allergies ruin your day!
Nasal irrigation, with a Neti pot or bulb syringe, can relieve nasal stuffiness as well as flush out excess mucous secretions related to allergies, rhinitis, sinusitis, and sinus infection.
Carrageenan is a thickener used in many foods that can cause allergy and intolerance symptoms in some people. Learn the symptoms of a carrageenan allergy and how to avoid foods with carrageenan.
Oral allergy syndrome, or OAS, is an allergic reaction to food proteins that resemble proteins in pollen grains. People with OAS often have hay fever.
Corn allergies and intolerances mean avoiding all sources of corn derivatives. But what happens when you get sick? How do you find safe medication? What do you eat? A guide to all this and more.
Asthma isn't just for children; it can develop when you are an adult, as well. Learn about adult-onset asthma's symptoms, causes, and treatment.
I found out how well Microfiber encasings help avoid allergy problems caused by dust mites that live in mattresses and pillows. I bought a set for my bed and pillows and had a positive experience with a better sleep.
Can you be allergic to melted cheese? Why do some people have a cooked cheese allergy? We look for answers to these questions.
This article explains an allergic reaction to minocycline, which is part of the tetracycline family. Puffiness and redness around the eyes are potential symptoms.
An injection of epinephrine in anyone suffering from a severe allergic reaction or severe asthma attack can be lifesaving, but many people do not use it when needed or do not use it properly.
Lysozyme is an antibacterial enzyme in body secretions that helps to protect us from infections. It's also present in eggs, where it may cause allergies.
While relatively uncommon, an avocado allergy can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from mild to life-threatening. Here are some facts about this type of allergy.
Helpful advice from someone who suffers from pollen allergies every year for others who are in the same boat. This information is based on years of trial and error, and the tips here are the things that have worked well for me!
Histamine has important functions but also causes the symptoms of hay fever. It's released from mast cells. Helpful techniques can prevent or reduce hay fever symptoms.