As spring approaches, many people look forward to the warmer weather and blooming flowers. However, for some, this time of year also brings tree allergies. Tree pollen is one of the most common allergens and can cause a range of symptoms including itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and congestion. What are tree allergies? Tree allergies… Continue reading Spring is here! What you need to know about tree allergies.
If you suffer from eczema, you may be debating about what type of doctor you need to see. Do you see an allergist, who specializes in allergies, or a dermatologist, who specializes in skin conditions? What is eczema? Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition characterized by itchy, red, and inflamed… Continue reading Should you see an allergist or a dermatologist for eczema?
Allergic conditions may seem to affect people at random. Some people have allergies and some people do not. But the truth really is not that simple. Just as in many other health conditions, there are risk factors that can contribute to whether you will experience allergic conditions. Race is one of these factors. Recently, a… Continue reading The Connection of Race in Allergic Conditions
Have you ever experienced skin that was red or itchy? Have you had a skin rash? You may have a skin allergy. Skin allergies are a common problem that affects many people worldwide. While skin allergies are generally not life-threatening, they can be a significant source of discomfort and can interfere with daily activities. In… Continue reading What is a skin allergy? Do you think you have a skin allergy, or could it be something else?
A sting from an insect like a bee, wasp, or hornet is nobody’s idea of fun. However, it can range from a minor inconvenience with temporary pain to a serious threat to your health. Here is how to deal with an insect sting and how to know if you are having an allergic reaction. Symptoms… Continue reading How to Deal with an Insect Sting—And How to Know If You’re Having an Allergic Reaction
When you think of allergy symptoms, you may think of sneezing, watery eyes, or a runny nose. However, many people suffer from headaches caused by allergies. Here is why allergies can cause headaches and how to treat them. Can allergies cause headaches? Yes, allergies can cause headaches. Allergies can cause sinus headaches and migraine headaches.… Continue reading Do you get allergy headaches? This is what you can do to help them.
Do you suffer from a recurring sore throat? You might first think that your sore throat is caused by an illness like the common cold or the flu. However, if your sore throat is recurring and does not seem to be connected to an illness, it could be caused by allergies! Here is what you… Continue reading Is your recurring sore throat caused by allergies?
When it comes to allergies and asthma, it can be difficult to tell where one ends and the other begins—and where they overlap. For example, the symptoms of asthma and the symptoms of a mold allergy can be very similar. In addition, a mold allergy can contribute to an asthma attack. Here is some helpful… Continue reading Is it asthma, or could it be mold?
Easily one of the biggest myths surrounding the flu vaccine is whether or not the shot gives you the flu. The flu shot is not responsible for giving you the flu. The flu vaccine is not an active virus. An inactive virus can’t transmit disease. Can you feel the effects of the flu on your… Continue reading Does The Flu Vaccine Give You The Flu?
The storms are blowing in, the calendar’s filling up and common winter complaints like the cold and flu are becoming all too common. Tis the season for sniffling, sneezing, and the discomfort of a burning throat, but you may be surprised to hear that there’s more than one reason for that throat pain. Do you… Continue reading Why Is My Throat Burning?