An allergy is an immediate or delayed abnormal adverse immune system reaction to certain substances known as allergens or antigens. Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic disease in the U.S., costing the healthcare system billions of dollars annually. …Read More
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According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 40-60 million people in the U. S. suffer from allergic rhinitis or hay fever. You can develop an allergy at any age and your best defense is to live a …Read More
Both a cold and an allergy involve an immune response. They also have many symptoms in common such as, congestion, runny nose, coughing. A cold usually lasts from 3-14 days, while an allergy can be weeks and sometimes months depending …Read More
Substances that cause an allergic reaction are called allergens and can lead to many health issues. Besides dust and pollen, other common allergens include animal dander, foods, including nuts and shellfish, and certain medicines, such as penicillin. There are many ways you …Read More
When most people think of allergy symptoms they think of a runny nose, watery eyes and sinus congestion. However, chronic exposure to allergens can produce symptoms that seem unrelated to allergies. Something as simple as changing one’s diet and eliminating …Read More