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Allergic Shiners: A Not-so-shiny Sight 0

A dark circle under the eye is usually a sign of exhaustion or a fight. However, this is also a symptom of allergies. Allergic shiners are also called allergic facies or periorbital venous congestion/periorbital hyperpigmentation. While the discoloration is harmless, having it or seeing it on someone can be very worrisome.

Spread the Love, Not the Allergens 0

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. 

New Study Reveals That Allergies Become Worse at Night 0

“Allergy symptoms actually get worse at night,” according to Purvi Parikh, MD, and allergist and immunologist with Allergy & Ashtma Network and Allergy & Asthma Associates of Murray Hill in New York City.

Here are the reasons why:

Eyelid Dermatitis: What to Do When Itch Strikes 0

There are several things that can cause irritated eyelids, including eczema, which causes dry itchy skin, a rash, and other symptoms. Unfortunately, no part of your skin is eczema-immune. Here’s what to do when your eczema decides to show up on your eyelids:

Yes, Water Allergy is Real 0

Imagine not being able to come in physical contact with water in any way. That would be really devastating, considering that water is a substance that makes up about 70% of the earth and almost as much of our bodies. Of all the allergies in the world, aquagenic urticaria, may be the strangest.