Back to School: How to Handle Food Allergies

Back to School: How to Handle Food Allergies Food allergies can really throw a kink into your life, no matter how old you are, but for parents whose kids go to school, it can be especially complicated. Fortunately, there are…

Uncommon Signs You Have an Allergy

Clearly you would know if you had an allergy, of course. It’s all runny noses, blurry vision, and constant itching, right? Well, no. Here are a few signs you may not have noticed … or, more likely, noticed but didn’t…

You’re Never Too Old for New Allergies

Surprise! You Have An Allergy! Wow, you may be thinking. How on Earth did that happen? You were fine with pollen/cats/shellfish all your life, and now they’re a huge problem. You’re not alone. Lots of people develop allergies in adulthood;…

Got Pets? Keeping Dander Down at Home

Fido, Fluffy, and Max stole your heart as puppies and kittens, going home with you and completing the  family. Their sweet, fluffy cuteness enchanted everyone, even your teenage daughter who seems more interested in her phone than engaging with you.…

Tame Allergy Triggers

Every allergy sufferer wishes nothing more than relief from the arduous symptoms their triggers cause. While there is no cure as of yet, there are many ways to tame your allergies. However, the most important step is know what allergies…

Grumpy or Stuffy? How Your Allergies Affect Your Everyday Life

Not all allergic reactions are immediate and severe.  Exposure to allergens over a long period of time can affect our lives in such subtle ways, we sometimes don’t recognize them for what they are.  Have you ever been guilty of…

Early Detection of Allergies – It’s In the Blood

Solving any good mystery is a bit like a pulling a string. You begin to pull and more and more string follows, but the goal is always the same, to find the beginning. Allergy research is a lot like this.…

Cross Reaction Allergies – Banana Menace

Food allergies seem to be everywhere, but there is a certain segment of foods that can cause allergic reactions and aren’t as commonly discussed as nuts, dairy, or even wheat, which gets a disproportionate amount of attention given the fraction…

2015 Fall Allergy Tips – Halloween

With October quickly drawing to a close, there are a few news and notes worth mentioning. For people with allergies and asthma, ragweed is wreaking havoc, particularly in the south. Drier conditions have helped to create an ideal situation for…

News and Notes in Allergies, Asthma, & MCS

Last week, we took a little time off from posting. As you may have noticed, Miele is completely renaming their entire line of HEPA vacuum cleaners, and it’s been created a lot of new work for us. But it’s Tuesday,…