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Yeast Infection or Latex Allergy? 0

If you’re a woman, you’ve probably experienced feeling an itching and burning sensation (not in a sexy way) at one point in time. While some women tend to self-diagnose this as a yeast infection and head out to the pharmacy for some meds, sometimes, it’s not always what it is.

Spring Allergies and the Myths Behind It 0

When spring is around the corner it’s important to know the precautions you need to take in order to keep your allergies at bay. But it’s also important to know what myths are there in spring allergies so that you won’t fall into that trap like everybody else and here are some you should know.

A Guide to Helping Friends with Allergies (Psoriasis Edition) 0

When you know someone suffering from psoriasis there are more things you can do for him other than simply telling him how hard it must be for him.

Living with psoriasis can be difficult and your friend needs all the help you can give, so if you’re willing to lend a hand to a friend with psoriasis here are a few tips to help you out:

Dating Tips for People with Allergies 0

 

Valentine’s Day is always an exciting time for couples and singles alike. It means going on dates and spending time with your significant other. But for some people with severe allergies, it could be a little difficult. Think: Everything from hives to swollen lips—or even something more serious like anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening reaction, could happen with just one misstep.

The Cure to Allergies May be in Genetic Engineering 0

If you’re looking for a possible cure for your allergies you should check out the experiments that researchers from Australia are conducting.

Start the Year Right with these Allergy Resolutions 0

January is the month to make New Year resolutions with hopes that this year is the best one yet. If you are suffering from skin allergies, a few changes to your routine, whether big or small, could make a difference in preventing your symptoms in the New Year.

Other Conditions You Thought Weren't Connected To Eczema 0

Eczema is already a debilitating condition, but for your sake, learn more about the fact that this may be linked to other debilitating factors. Eczema is a skin condition that often occurs in children and eventually goes away as they get older.

 

Plant Extracts as Alternative Allergy Treatments 0

At least 30 percent of the world’s population have skin diseases. The types of skin conditions vary from simple irritation to immune-based reactions that trigger rashes, discoloration and dry skin.

While majority of those who suffer from these types of skin allergy can be treated by simple changes in daily habits such as bathing regularly, using moisturizers and non-fragrant-based soaps, and using cotton fabrics to alleviate skin inflammation, many have gone the natural route.

 

Pets and Allergies: The Myth Behind It 0

We all know that a man’s best friend is the dog and for thousands of years this has been proven time and time again without fail. Many dog owners would attest to the fact that their dogs have done wondrous deeds for the sake of their human family. From saving a child from drowning or barking for help when an elderly dog owner suddenly gets a stroke, dogs all over the world have proven that their love for their human counterparts is without limit.

 

Antihistamines Could Be Drying Your Skin 0

People with allergies have come to love that trusty medicine, antihistamine, to rid their selves of those nasty allergic reactions.  Every time a person’s nose starts to get stuffy or his/her skin starts to itch his/her go-to response is to pop an antihistamine and go on with their day. 

But some people are starting to experience the side effect of popping one too many antihistamines and though it helps to curb that allergic reaction the downside to this medicine is dry skin.

Working with Latex Allergy: Latex Allergies Shouldn’t Keep You from Doing Your Job 0

At the risk of stating the obvious, holding down a nine-to-five job is every bit a necessity for most people. Sure there are some people who have the luxury of being eternally wealthy due to a large inheritance. There are also those who have the good fortune of hitting it big due to one monumentally lucrative idea (here’s looking at you Mark Zuckerberg).

Are My Skin Allergies Linked to Asthma? 0

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease that results in the lungs becoming inflamed when it gets aggravated. There are instances wherein the airways become even more distended, which can lead to muscle tightening. More symptoms will usually manifest such as coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing or tightening of the chest.