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

O Christmas Tree … is it an allergy?

The holiday season is in full swing – time to deck the halls! But beware: If you suddenly find yourself sneezing, fatigued, and with a runny nose during the most wonderful time of the year, it might not be a cold. It could be an allergy, and your Christmas tree might be the culprit.   … Continued

Top 10 spots in your home mold can hide in

Mold can be sneaky – it is one of the most common living organisms in the world, yet it hides very well and often grows undetected. It could be spreading in your home too, and you might not even be aware of it. The word mold is an umbrella term for a diverse number of … Continued

5 tips to raise a child with environmental allergies

Parenting a healthy child can already be challenging. But when your little one suffers from environmental allergies, it can become even more taxing. Environmental allergies are allergies that are triggered by something in a person’s surroundings. Allergenic substances can occur outdoors (e.g., pollen, insect venom) or indoors (e.g., house dust mites, pet allergens, mold). If … Continued