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Almost everyone has experience with allergies and some people's allergies are more serious than others. And, almost everyone’s allergies vary in their severity. You’ll likely experience more symptoms during the spring, for example, when common outdoor allergens such as pollen are more common. Even that will vary, however....Read More
An allergy is a reaction of your immune system to a foreign substance. It can be pollen, dander from pets, like dogs and cats, or different types of food. When an allergic reaction occurs, it is because your immune system manufactures substances called antibodies that respond to a...Read More
Halloween is a fun time for kids of all ages. It's an opportunity to dress up in costumes, transform your home and yard with spooky decorations, and greet trick or treaters with tasty treats. But, for the 1 in 13 children with food allergies—and many more impacted by...Read More
It’s the same thing almost every single night. You brush your teeth, finish your nightly routine, climb into bed, and immediately feel congested and sneezy. Here are a few reasons why your allergy symptoms get worse at night: Bedrooms tend to have the highest concentration of dust mites...Read More
Managing your kid’s allergies can sometimes feel like a balancing act. Though you want to give your child medication for symptom relief, you may feel concerned about keeping him/her safe and healthy during the process. Knowing how and when to administer your kid’s medication is vital for managing...Read More
Many people love spring because it means longer days, warmer weather, and the end of a dreary winter. Except whenever you go outdoors, you start sneezing like crazy. Not only that, but your eyes get red and watery, your nose is runny, and you feel like you can...Read More
by Raquel Durban, MS, RD, LD/N Are your children excited to celebrate Easter soon? But do they have food allergies? Is that causing you to stress? We're here to help. Here are some tips and resources to help you navigate the upcoming holidays: Offer to host if someone...Read More
When most people think about air pollution, they think about smog or car emissions. But the air inside your home can be just as dangerous, especially for individuals with asthma and allergies. Pollutants like pet dander, dust mites, mold spores, and chemical odors can worsen symptoms, making it...Read More
Millions of people struggle with seasonal allergies or food-related allergies. Many people turn to home allergy tests in order to diagnose the cause of their symptoms. Are these home tests really all that reliable? Unfortunately, the answer may surprise you. While these home tests can provide some insights...Read More
Did you know that allergies occur year-round and winter allergies can be as severe as spring and summer allergies? In Charlotte, North Carolina mild winters and sizzling summer days are no relief for allergy sufferers during the winter months. It's pretty much always allergy season around here. What...Read More
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