Category Archives for Allergies

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds. Under-the-tongue, or sublingual, therapy is widely used in Europe as an alternative […]

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Insect Sting Allergies

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Insect Sting Allergies Bugs and bees that cause insect sting allergies found in the United States include honeybees, yellow jackets, hornets, wasps, and fire ants. While not everyone is allergic to insect venom, reactions in the skin such as mild pain, swelling, and redness may occur with an insect sting. Over 2 million Americans are […]

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Inhaler Technique

Asthma is a common condition that can cause variable and intermittent symptoms such as cough, wheezing and breathlessness. Chronic Bronchitis is similar but usually related to smoking. In both conditions, inhaled medication can be effective in controlling symptoms. This medication is given by pumps or inhalers. Their effectiveness relies on good user technique. In this […]

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Japanese Fight Hay Fever with New Technology

[ad] WONG: Each spring hay fever affects nearly twenty million Japanese. The main cause of this allergy in Tokyo is the pollen from Japanese cedar trees. But this year residents are fighting back with new technology. STORY: Japanese are again preparing for hay fever season with white masks and medicine, but this year, technology may […]

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Hay Fever Allergy

[ad] Image via Wikipedia Allergy is the most common illness in the world. It is characterized by the immune system’s reaction to substances that are viewed by the body as potentially harmful. The body launches an attack on these substances which is manifested by the symptoms experienced in an allergy attack. There are many substances […]

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Allergy Shots As A Potential Eczema Control

[ad] Image via Wikipedia Can you believe that an estimated one third of all Americans suffer from allergies in one form or another? Allergies today are the most common cause for chronic nasal congestion in children. Furthermore, for some people who suffer from both allergies and eczema, allergy shots are an effective way to manage […]

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Is The Allergy Shot Right For You

[ad] Image via Wikipedia If you are interested in finding out whether allergy shots might work for you, talk to an allergist certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. Shots may be right for you if you have very severe symptoms that interfere with your normal activities even though you are taking appropriate […]

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