Being Proactive with Allergies:

How to Prepare for Seasonal Spring Allergies When spring is in the air, we know allergy season is fast approaching. The warmer weather causes plants to bloom and release pollen into the air. If you suffer from seasonal spring allergies, you likely experience symptoms starting in January and lasting through May. Occasionally, tree pollen shows…

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Adult-Onset Allergies: Things You Need to Be Aware Of

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With spring in full swing and summer on the way, we get to enjoy the benefits warmer weather and longer days. But with warmer weather comes allergies for many people. Even if you’ve never had allergies in the past, it’s possible to develop allergies as an adult. Adult-onset allergies, such as hay fever or food…

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Top 10 Tips for Dealing with Grass Allergies

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The benefits of living in Florida are plentiful. Sunny days, beautiful plants, and warm temperatures are all a part of daily life in the sunshine state. The only downside to such a warm, welcoming climate are the allergies that many residents deal with throughout the year. Florida grasses, such as Bahia, Bermuda, and Johnson grasses,…

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Exercise-Induced Asthma: Not Just an Excuse to Skip a Workout!

Exercise is important for everyone (including people with asthma) to maintain a strong, healthy body. Regular exercise is one of the body’s strongest defenses against disease. Yet people with asthma can often experience asthma episodes when they exercise. Don’t let your asthma be an excuse to skip a workout. With proper prevention and management, you…

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Spring Break Travel Tips for Kids with Allergies

Across the country, families are counting down to spring break to enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation while the kids are out of school. Yet, springtime can also be the worst time of the year for allergies. Before you head out on your spring break adventures, keep these travel tips in mind so both you…

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What Exactly Is Eczema and How Can it be Treated Effectively?

What Exactly Is Eczema and How Can it be Treated Effectively

Have you ever noticed red, itchy patches on your face, inner elbows, hands, or behind your knees? If you scratched it, the red patches likely became even more irritated and inflamed. Or maybe you’ve noticed red, inflamed patches on your child’s cheeks, chin or chest. Eczema is a common skin condition for both children and…

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Understanding Outdoor Allergens

How can floating particles in the air cause such unfavorable allergic reactions? Outdoor allergens can lead to hay fever and a range of allergy symptoms. These symptoms often including runny nose, sneezing, congestion, and itching of the eyes, ears, nose, throat, and roof of the mouth. The causes of these reactions are typically from mold…

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Understand Your Allergic Reactions and How to Keep them Under Control

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Nearly 50 million people in the U.S. suffer from an allergic disease, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). While the immune system is useful in defending the body against viruses and bacteria, the immune system may defend itself against substances that shouldn’t pose a threat to humans. These substances are…

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5 Factors That Increase Your Chances of Having an Asthma Attack

Asthma is a serious condition affecting your airways. During an asthma attack, your airways may narrow, swell, and produce extra mucus making it difficult to breathe. This can trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Did you know certain factors can increase your chances of having an asthma attack? While asthma can’t be cured, the…

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