Allergies

A Cure for Allergies? Chicagoland Pediatrician May Have The Key – Keep Healthy Living – Health Education Article

Itching and watery eyes, perhaps so swollen that it’s actually scary. Ragged and wheezy breathing. Sneezes so constant the shoulders and back begin to ache. For those with environmental allergies, this is their reality for most of the year, from spring until the first frost. When you’re the parent of a child who suffers from allergies, you feel their discomfort acutely and wish there was some way you could help relieve their symptoms. It is impossible for parents to control…

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Allergies and allergy testing – Health Article

Allergic? Often the solution which gets overlooked when suffering from something: it could be as simple (or complicated) as being allergic to something you eat or a product you use. Whenever we feel off colour, not quite right, or downright awful (mentally and or physically) we initially try to self-diagnose, we put it down to something. I am stressed and tired, I have a cold, I am run down, I’m not sleeping well, I haven’t been exercising enough, etc. We…

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Natural Allergy Medicine for Kids – Health Article

Spring is a wonderful time of year with warm days, budding trees and blooming flowers. It’s also the time when tree, grass, and weed pollens fill the air. It can be challenging if you or your children have allergies. An allergy is an over-reaction of the immune system that results in inflammation and the release of histamines. The outcome is sniffling, sneezing, congestion, itchy eyes, coughing, and other symptoms. The typical medical advice for allergies is to avoid the allergen and take…

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A doctor’s advice for at-home allergy or sensitivity tests – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Blog – Health Article

When parents can get an at-home version of a medical test that would normally take time out of their family’s busy day, it’s going to garner attention. That’s exactly what’s happening with at-home allergy — or, more accurately, at-home sensitivity — tests. These kits can be ordered online and promise to provide information on sensitivities, often related to food. I understand why at-home tests are popular. However, parents should be informed before making a decision about trying them. Here are…

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