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

The allergic march – explanation and prevention

Allergic diseases often begin in early life and progress over time. It starts with an infant suffering from atopic dermatitis (eczema), then developing food allergies as a toddler. As a young adolescent, they experience symptoms of hay fever, and end up dealing with asthma as an adult. This natural progression of allergic diseases is called … Continued