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Are You Allergic or Intolerant? 0

Have you ever eaten something that resulted in skin swelling, difficulty breathing or worse, high fever? What might be the cause? Is it intolerance or allergy? While the symptoms may be similar in most ways, you can conclude that it is intolerance if it just upset your body and it goes away quickly. However, if it is an allergy, it could have a life-threatening effect.

Will Buying Organic Clothing Help Resolve My Skin Allergies? 0

The modern clothing industry may have produced a number of innovations which have made clothes even more appealing, affordable and functional. However, this trillion dollar industry hides an awful secret that lies in one of the widely used product - synthetic fibers.

How Do I Store Clothes to Avoid Dust Mites and Mold? 0

Dust mites are pesky microscopic creatures that are part of the arachnid or spider family. These mites are unfortunately, invisible to the eye and can travel through the air.

Parents' Role in Managing Children with Allergies 2

 

As a parent, have you ever asked yourself why and how your child developed an allergy when in fact you don’t have any? Many of us are aware that it can be inherited while some just developed and was triggered by an allergen. It is our duty as a parent, to be proactive when it comes to our children's overall health. 

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Cotton vs. Polyester Socks: Which is Better? 0

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Ancient Greeks tied matted animal hair around their ankles to warm up their legs and feet, while the Romans used leather or woven fabrics. Today, polyester and cotton are the most common fabrics used for making socks. But which is better?

How to Make Your Bras Even More Comfortable 0

 

Wearing a bra is a part of everyday life. However, just all women wear them does not mean that they are always pleasant. Luckily, there are ways to make your bras more comfortable.

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Psoriasis and the Foods You Need to Avoid 0

 

Scientists are still doing ongoing research on the link between certain foods/drinks to psoriasis flare-ups. However, some individuals have attested that avoiding the following food items have helped alleviate their symptoms.

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Baby Eczema: How to Manage It 0

Caring for your baby is a tough job and it can become even harder if your little bundle of joy is suffering from eczema. Fortunately, many parents have gone through this period in their lives and they say that anyone can survive this ordeal.

DIY Psoriasis Remedies 0

If you’re looking for a way to treat your psoriasis but you don’t have the time or the money to go to a doctor, then here are some easy fixes to your skin condition that you can do on your own:

Managing Your Eczema Long-Term 0

If you’ve been diagnosed with eczema just recently or late in your years, chances are you’ll be surprised with the restrictions and treatments your doctor might give you. Living with eczema can be difficult especially if you’re just starting with your treatments. There are so many things you need to avoid and so many medications or ointments you need to use on yourself.

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Stress and Eczema: How Stress Triggers It and How to Avoid It 0

It may be surprising to know that stress can cause your eczema to flare up but as weird as it may seem, your emotional distress is truly one of the triggers of this particular skin condition. Individuals with eczema often find their skin developing rashes whenever they’re anxious about something. 

Here’s how to deal with your stress so that your eczema will stay put:

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Should I Wear Cotton in the Outdoors? 0

Spending time in the outdoors is fun, but sometimes picking out what to wear can be a bummer. Some experienced campers and backpackers would advise not to wear cotton clothing. But despite cotton’s negative reputation among backpackers, there really are times when you should actually wear cotton in the outdoors. It all depends on your activity and your destination.

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