Blog — allergy triggers


6 Myths People With Hidradenitis Suppurativa Want You to Drop 0

The best approach to treating HS lies with a proper patient-dermatologist relationship, combined with medical remedies. But a more informed and supportive public thinking about its impact could also contribute to alleviating the discomfort and frustration of those who deal with its symptoms.

6 Useful Tips to Successful Breastfeeding for Nursing Moms 1

Some mothers develop contact dermatitis in their breasts during the early weeks of breastfeeding as their bodies adapt to frequent contact with a baby’s mouth. Oftentimes, women use pumping bras that can be detrimental to their skin without them knowing. But these hardships do not necessarily mean a mother has to stop breastfeeding.

Spread the Love, Not the Allergens 1

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. 

Allergic Shiners: A Not-so-shiny Sight 1

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.

New Study Reveals That Allergies Become Worse at Night 1

“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 1

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.