Epi pens for allergic reactions

The technical name for an epi pen is an epinephrine autoinjector. Epi pen is simply the trade name which is used for the medical device but there are other trade names for these deviecs as well. It is a device which is used to treat allergic reactions and anaphylactic shock. This is done by providing […]

Natural antihistamine

Do you suffer from allergies? Can you not get away from that runny nose, watery eyes, and the endless sneezes that overcome you during allergy season or in your everyday life? Common allergens include pollen and pet dander, dust, certain foods, drugs, bee stings, mold spores, and plants (grass, weeds, and trees). Natural antihistamine is […]

Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis is a widely known condition in the United States, where it affects one out of every five people. It occurs due to the overreaction of the immune system with allergic substances (or “allergens”). These allergens – such as pollens, mites, mold, pet dander and dust – are usually breathed in by the affected […]

Gluten allergy symptoms

Gluten is the protein found in grains such as barley, rye, and wheat. Most people think they are allergic to carbohydrates or bread based food. But often the real cause is the gluten intolerance. A gluten allergy is not serious unless you have celiac disease, an autoimmune disease that is triggered when gluten is digested. […]

Chronic urticaria

The term urticaria may sound like a scary medical condition but in fact it is just the medical term used for a simple condition otherwise known as hives. Many people are very familiar with hives and have either had them at some point in their lives or known someone who has. Hives are usually an […]

Pollen allergy relief

The last of the big three allergens to know about when shopping for allergy relief products is pollen. Pollen is possibly the most confusing of the allergens for two reasons. First, you can’t just get rid of pollen the way you can with pet dander and the way you can attempt to with mold. And, […]

Hypoallergenic baby formula

Allergies are not fun for anyone. The sneezing, runny nose, sore throat and headaches that accompany allergy attacks can range from merely uncomfortable and distracting to downright debilitating. Food allergies are even worse, often causing intestinal consequences and sometimes face swelling. And let’s not leave out the many different skin allergies that can result in […]

Allergy symptoms

Having allergies can be anything from mildly annoying to very inconveniencing to even life threatening. Some allergies are to foods, others to animals or to flowers. Some occur only during spring when the pollen is high and many different plants are blooming. Some are reactions to chemicals or other particles. Truly, just about anything can […]

Angioedema treatment

While the term ‘angioneurotic edema’ sounds really scary, it is actually a fairly common condition. More commonly called angioedema now, it is not a disease in itself but a symptom. Most often it occurs due to allergies but there is also a related form of angioneurotic edema that is hereditary, usually due to a genetic […]

Natural allergy remedies

Allergies tend to flare up during the spring and fall seasons the most but some people experience allergy symptoms all year long. Allergies are characterized by rashes, wheezing, runny nose and eyes, sneezing and so on. Many people go in for medications like antihistamines to help relieve allergy symptoms. However, medications can have many side […]

Sinus allergy relief

Allergies and sinus infections are very common problems that affect millions of children and adults each year. Statistics show that as many as 20% percent of the population will suffer with some type of allergy problem during their lifetime. Those who have allergy problems are very prone to having sinus infections. The number of cases […]

Hay fever symptoms

Hay fever is an allergic response from the body of sensitive individuals to pollen and other small organisms and allergens that are in the air. Millions of Americans suffer from hay fever symptoms each year. This condition involves the inflammation of the lining of the nose and throat of the person who is allergic to […]

Oral allergy syndrome

Oral allergy syndrome which is otherwise known as pollen-food allergy is an allergic reaction that is cross referenced between different types of pollens and foods. The person first must have seasonal allergies to certain types of pollens. The allergic response occurs due to the protein in the pollen. The histamine response is also then seen […]

Allergies and asthma

What a lot of people do not know is that allergies and asthma can be experienced together. The Mayo Clinic states that allergic asthma is one of the most common types of asthma found in the United States. People who have typical allergies experience a runny nose, watery eyes, sneeze, itch or have a combination […]