The Most Common Fall Allergies

Come fall, while others are thinking about football, pumpkin pie, Halloween and are busy raking leaves, you may be in a world of misery. You can get help to control your fall allergies. Typical Late Summer and Fall Season Allergies One of the main contributors to late summer and fall allergies is the ragweed plant.  [...]

Allergy To Bee Stings – Part Two

Click Here to Read  Part One How best to protect yourself against bee stings Whether or not you have had an allergic reaction to a bee sting, it is important to know what you can do in the eventuality that you do have a reaction. Some people have allergic reactions to bee or insect stings [...]

Allergy To Bee Stings – Part One

Bees produce venom and if a bee stings you, it will inject the venom into your skin. The toxin is carried quickly in the blood and causes an immune reaction as a foreign substance. If you are unfortunate enough to suffer from a bee sting, more likely than not you will suffer from a burning [...]

Allergy To Strawberries

Strawberries are a delicious and beautiful fruit, with excellent nutrient values rich in flavenoids and antioxidants. Strawberries are eaten as they are or added to many processed foods like jams and crushes. What many people don’t know is that strawberries are also used in beauty and cosmetic products and even in perfumes. A small percentage [...]

Are You Allergic To Your Pet?

We love our furry friends to distraction. And it is distressing to find out that you or one of your children have developed an allergy to them. Pet allergies can be mild or very intense. Dogs and cats release allergens through their skin, saliva and urine. There is no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog [...]

Hidden Sources of Peanuts

Peanuts, peanut oil, and peanut flour are found in many food products. Even in products that do not have peanut products in them, they may end up being dangerous due to cross contamination. For example many candy products are cross contaminated because the non-peanut product was manufactured on the same room as a product with [...]

Peanut Allergies

Peanut allergies, can affect anyone of any age, but it is predominantly found in children. In some cases children can outgrow this allergy but this does not always occur. Peanut allergies can range from a simple irritation to life-threatening reactions (anaphylaxis) resulting in death. An allergic reacti0n  can be triggered just by touching a peanut [...]

Dust Mites Are Insects

One of the most common causes of allergies is dust mites. These tiny insects live everywhere and they feed on the millions of dead skin cells that fall off our bodies daily. The main allergic part of the common house dust is the dust mites together with other particles and have things like bacteria, fabric [...]

Top Eight Food Allergies

The following eight foods are the most common food allergies. It is estimated that they are responsible for about 90% of all food allergy reactions.  Many people think that simply avoiding the foods is easy … but it isn’t. These ingredients are used in thousands of manufactured products. Milk Eggs Peanuts Tree nuts (including  walnuts, [...]

Managing Pollen Allergies

Most people love spring as the days get longer and warmer, the trees and plants start to show their leaves and flower buds. They are anxious to get outdoors and take advantage of the spring glory. However, at least 10% of all Canadians and Americans suffer from pollen allergies. To them, spring is a season [...]