Allergic Rhinitis or COVID-19: How to tell the difference?

Allergic Rhinitis or COVID-19: How to tell the difference?

From a sudden sneeze and consecutive coughs that feel like the usual allergies to chilling fevers and severe body pains that strike every cell in your body, the overlapping symptoms between allergic rhinitis and coronavirus seem to cause unnecessary fear among people nowadays.

August 31, 2020 — Nathan Mariano
Dating Tips for People with Allergies

Dating Tips for People with Allergies

 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.

Spread the Love, Not the Allergens

Spread the Love, Not the Allergens

There will be millions of heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and bouquets of flowers to be exchanged on Valentine’s day. This holiday may be sweet for some, but for those who suffer from allergies, it can be a little sour. 

February 02, 2020 — Admin Cottonique
Spring Allergies and Pregnancy

Spring Allergies and Pregnancy

 

When you're pregnant, it’s natural to be extra cautious and protective of your body since you’re carrying a child. So most women are a bit tense when they get hives during pregnancy, or severe pollen allergies especially now that it's allergy season.

Fortunately, there are some myths about spring allergy that will ease pregnant women and there are tips they can follow to make sure that they won’t develop any complications that could affect the babies in their wombs.

April 02, 2019 — Admin Cottonique
Outsmarting Allergies During Pregnancy

Outsmarting Allergies During Pregnancy

If you have lived with allergies, you know what usually eases your symptoms. But if your allergies flare up while you’re pregnant, your choices narrow. If you’ve noticed a change in your symptoms or reactions since you’ve been pregnant, you’re not alone. It is not uncommon for expectant mothers to experience either an increase or reduction in symptoms. That’s why you have to be smart and prepared once you find out you’re pregnant and with allergies.

March 07, 2019 — Admin Cottonique
Allergies and Aging: Will it Get Worse as We Age?

Allergies and Aging: Will it Get Worse as We Age?

Allergies and aging can be related, because we have less control over our organ symptoms as we age. The good news is as we celebrate more birthdays, our seasonal allergies become less severe. The bad news though, is that this isn’t the case for everyone, and those who belong to the exceptions tends to get worse as we mature.

How to Relieve that Itch Without Scratching

How to Relieve that Itch Without Scratching

When you’re living with eczema it’s not an unusual experience to feel itchy several times a day. And when it does itch your often knee-jerk reaction is to scratch that itch away, but you of all people know that scratching your skin will only make it worse.

So how do you get rid of that itch without scratching? Read on and find out.

January 16, 2019 — Admin Cottonique
Start the Year Right with these Allergy Resolutions

Start the Year Right with these Allergy Resolutions

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.

December 31, 2018 — Admin Cottonique
Other Conditions You Thought Weren't Connected To Eczema

Other Conditions You Thought Weren't Connected To Eczema

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.

 

November 12, 2018 — Admin Cottonique
Plant Extracts as Alternative Allergy Treatments

Plant Extracts as Alternative Allergy Treatments

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.

 

November 09, 2018 — Admin Cottonique
When Summer is Your Worst Enemy

When Summer is Your Worst Enemy

Summer is the best time to be out and about, but for people with the following skin conditions hanging out at the beach can be more of a troublesome experience than having some fun under the sun.

Antihistamines Could Be Drying Your Skin

Antihistamines Could Be Drying Your Skin

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.

January 16, 2018 — Admin Cottonique