7 Allergy Myths

Allergies are common, but their mechanics are not always understood. There are still a lot of misconceptions about allergies, and a lot of misinformation is shared on the web every day. Today we tackle some widespread allergy myths and set the record straight:   1. Allergies only develop during childhood  Many people believe that allergies … Continued

Children: Sore Throat or Allergies?

“Mom, my throat feels scratchy…” – when children complain about a sore throat, most parents rightfully assume that their kid is dealing with a common cold. But that’s not always the case: an irritated and scratchy throat doesn’t have to indicate a cold or a flu-like infection – it could also be an allergy. Common … Continued

How To Dust Mite Proof Your Home

When you suffer from a pollen allergy, it’s natural to spend most of your time during peak allergy season indoors to avoid symptoms as best as you can. But what can you do if the enemy is in your house? In your bed, even? The truth is that you can’t fully remove house dust mites … Continued

Food allergy: How to read food labels

You or a loved one recently got diagnosed with a food allergy – and suddenly, the simple act of grocery shopping seems daunting? Reading food labels to make sure you are buying a safe food item can be confusing when you do not know what to look for. Major food allergens The Food Allergen Labeling … Continued

Recognize Food Allergy Symptoms In Your Child

Catching the symptoms of food allergies in children is not always straightforward. Since most parents and caregivers only become aware of a kid’s food allergy once they eat a certain food and have a reaction to it, it is important to recognize the signs when they happen. Most food allergy symptoms are caused by the … Continued

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