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      Eye Allergy

      Eye allergies, called allergic conjunctivitis, are a common condition that occurs when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). The eyes produce a substance called histamine to fight off the allergen. As a result, the ...

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      What Is an Allergy?

      An allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system. Symptoms include red eyes, itchiness, and runny nose, eczema,hives, or an asthma attack. Allergies can play a major role in conditions such as asthma. In some people, severe alle...

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      Food Allergies and Food Intolerance

      A food allergy is an adverse immune response to certain kinds of food. They are distinct from other adverse responses to food, such as food intolerance, pharmacological reactions, and toxin-mediated reactions. The protein in the food is the mo...

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      Food Allergies and Food Intolerance
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      Milk Allergy
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      Egg Allergy

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      Allergic rhinitis
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      Sneezing
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      Headache

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      Allergy Medications - An Overview
    • Antihistamines

      Antihistamine medications are used to counteract the effect of histamine, which is a chemical naturally produced by the body and released by specialized cells, often as a part of an allergic reaction. Histamine is a powerful chemical—it act...

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    • Decongestants

      Decongestants are medications that may help provide temporary relief for your some of your allergy symptoms, such as a stuffy nose. They help open up your nasal passages by reducing swelling in the blood vessels, which allows you to breathe...

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    • Home Remedies for Allergies

      As prime allergy season approaches (at least in our area) I thought I’d share some natural remedies that I’ve found to be very effective for seasonal and other allergies.Thankfully, we don’t suffer from many allergies anymore after our time on ...

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      How to Prevent Food Allergies
    • Tool - Your Local Air Quality

      Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has identified poor indoor air quality as one of the top five environmental health risks today? Indoor air can be many times more polluted than outdoor air, especially in tightly seale...

      Tool - Your Local Air Quality