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  • allergic to exercise
    5 min readYou Can Actually Be Allergic To Exercise

    It seems ironic that one of the cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle could be potentially life-threatening. But for a small subset of people, exercise can trigger an allergic reaction known as exercise-induced anaphylaxis (EIA).

  • understanding sun allergies causes symptoms and management
    5 min readUnderstanding Sun Allergy Symptoms, Causes and Management

    Sun allergies, also referred to as photodermatoses or photosensitivity disorders, are a group of conditions characterized by an abnormal reaction of the skin to sunlight or artificial ultraviolet (UV) light.

  • western countries have higher rates of allergic asthma
    3 min readWhy Western Countries Have Higher Rates of Allergic Asthma

    Although allergies exist everywhere, rates vary drastically from country to country. There is a clear link, however, between urban and Western societies and an increased prevalence of allergies and asthma.

  • allergies affect mental health
    3 min readDo Allergies Affect Mental Health?

    Growing research shows a link between conditions such as allergic rhinitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, and mood disorders such as anxiety and depression.

  • manage your allergies while traveling
    3 min read10 Tips to Manage Your Allergies While Traveling

    Dealing with allergies while traveling can be challenging, but with some preparation and precautions, you can minimize the impact of allergens on your trip.

  • solution to pet allergy
    3 min readWhat is Pet Dander Allergy & Potential Solutions?

    Allergies to cats and dogs affect 10%-20% of people yet 66% of U.S. households own a pet. This suggests that the emotional, social, and physical benefits of owning a pet outway the discomfort of symptoms that many people feel. Luckily, there are ways to deal with this type of allergy, if not eliminate it entirely.

  • prone to allergies: men or women
    2 min readWho’s More Prone to Allergies: Men or Women?

    The battle of the sexes has an unexpected battlefield: allergies.

  • risks to prolonged use of antihistamines
    3 min readAre There Risks to Prolonged Use of Antihistamines?

    Antihistamines are generally safe and effective for managing allergic conditions but prolonged use of some medications can come with risks.

  • allergies genetic
    3 min readAre Allergies Genetic?

    If one parent has allergies, their child is 30%-50% more likely to develop them. If both parents have allergies, this chance increases to 60%-80%.

  • Reduce allergies at home
    2 min read5 Ways to Reduce Allergies At Home

    Dust mites, pollen, and pet dander can accumulate in your home and trigger allergies. Luckily, cleaning is an effective way to reduce your exposure and your symptoms.

  • Asthma
    2 min readAsthma hospitalizations are on the rise

    Albuterol, an asthma and respiratory drug, is facing a shortage following the closure of several manufacturing plants. This poses a major issue for hospitals particularly as spring allergy season is around the corner.

  • Winter
    6 min readWinter Allergies Got You Down?

    The culprits behind winter allergies, how to reduce your exposure to them, and home items that actually make them worse.

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