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Allergies & Asthma : Health & Medical

Peanut Allergies Striking Sooner

Children are developing potentially dangerous peanut allergies at a much younger age, according to a new study.

Allergic Reactions to Chlorine at Swimming Pools

In order to maintain healthy swimming pool water, pool managers and homeowners often use chlorine as a sanitizing agent. WebMD and Healthy Child Healthy World report that for some people, normal chlorine concentrations in pool water can cause allergic reactions that range from minor irritations to l

Allergic Diseases -- How Big Is the Problem?

In this first of 3 expert interviews on allergic diseases, Mark T. O'Hollaren, MD, presents an overview of the national scale of the problem, including epidemiology and prevalence.

New Drugs, Even a Cure for Asthma Possible

Current treatments for asthma and other allergic disorders may be good, but one researcher thinks they can get even better -- and even foresees a day when children might get an overall allergy vaccine that would 'cure' asthma.

Can You Cure Asian Flush?

Just the thought of having Asian flush or glow can be pretty depressing. The condition can turn any attractive individual into a big pulsating cherry with splotches and rashes all around after a few glasses of alcohol. If you have the condition, it's understandable that you will want to find a

Help For Asthma Sufferers

Three hundred million people around the world suffer from asthma. Of this group more than twenty-three million live in America.

Spring Is Back And So Are Allergies

Spring is a difficult season for people who suffer from allergies as well as for the ones who have asthma, as it is the beginning of respiratory difficulties. In fact the temperatures getting warmer triggers the multiplication of viruses and bacteria and as we tend to open windows this circulates du

Hay Fever: What Are Seasonal Allergies?

Hay fever is also known as allergic rhinitis. This occurs when your immune system over-reacts to certain substances you have inhaled like pollen. This condition may either be seasonal or perennial. Fr

How Soon Do You Get a Rash from Poison Ivy?

The rash that occurs after coming into contact with poison ivy can be mild or extremely severe. Knowing when symptoms first appear and how to treat them can help lead to a quick recovery from this sometimes uncomfortable condition.

In-House Dust Mites - A Major Cause of Allergies and Asthma

Dust mites are tiny bugs in your home which cannot be seen by the naked human eyes. These tiny bugs feed off the dead skin cells that we shed daily. If you keep pets in your home like dogs, cats or even hamsters, this would contribute to the feeding and multiplying of the mites as well.

Asthma: Try the Natural Remedies

While a lot is known about prescription medications for controlling asthma-related symptoms, more and more people are turning to natural remedies. These can be very effective, especially in the case of mild to moderate asthma sufferers.

All About Allergies: Homeopathic Allergies Treatment

Research states that 1 in 4 Americans are currently suffering from allergies, and most of them don't know that they can cure their allergies and their allergy related symptoms through natural allergy cure remedies. Homeopathy is one of the top allergy cures that people can use to successfully o

Rheumatoid arthritis, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis – a systemic disease of connective tissue, mainly affecting small joints of the type of erosive and destructive polyarthritis of unknown etiology with a complex autoimmune pathoge