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Study: Kids with Autism More Likely to Suffer from Allergies 0

A study published in the medical journal, JAMA Network Open, suggests that children with autism spectrum disorders or ASDs, are more prone to have food, respiratory, or skin allergy. ASDs are neurodevelopmental disorders that begin early in childhood and last throughout a person's life. People with ASDs have difficulty communicating and interacting socially.

Autism and Food Allergies 0

In commemoration of the National Autism Awareness Month, researchers around the world are working hard to find causes and treatments for children with autism spectral disorder (ASD).

Spring Allergies and Pregnancy 0

 

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.

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.

Siblings and Sensitivities: Caring for Siblings of Kids with Eczema 0

When your child has atopic dermatitis or eczema, because of his or her young age, extra care is required to keep the symptoms at bay. Bathing, moisturizing and application of medications all take a significant amount of time and attention, which may have their siblings jealous of the extra care they’re receiving. If chronic itching is causing sleep loss not just for the child but the whole family, it can lead to crankiness, causing additional strain in the family.

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.

How to Manage Your Child’s Latex Allergy 2

Latex allergy is starting to become a major concern for many families since the number of people affected by this condition is slowly rising. For adults, managing a condition like this, although a bit tricky, is not too difficult. But it’s a different case if your child is the one suffering from latex allergy.

Good Sleep is Just a Run Away 0

The sleep-deprived among us, especially those who have seasonal allergies need not fret their sleep time away. Even while suffering from allergies that may hamper sleep people can still do things beyond what is expected not just in treating allergies but inducing sleep as well.

3 Ways to Hide Your Eczema 0

Eczema can be a living hell sometimes. When symptoms flare up, you itch all over, you feel so uncomfortable that you would want to stay indoors until they go away. But let's face it; you still need to go outside and do our daily tasks.

That-Time-of-the-Month Hives: What Women Need to Know 0

We all have those days when we just want to scream and bury our faces in our pillows. For some women, these days tend to coincide with that particular time of month. Chronic hives, or urticaria, is twice as common in women as in men. For some women, their hives seem to be connected to their menstrual cycle. But what causes hives on the skin to flare during that time of the month?

Outsmarting Allergies During Pregnancy 0

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.

Tattoo Ink Allergy: Think Before You Ink 0

Getting a tattoo is not a pain-free process and there are several risks to consider before subjecting your skin to a tattoo needle. Even if you choose a safe tattoo studio and an artist who uses a sterile needle, bad reactions can still occur right after you get a tattoo and even years later. Tattoo ink can potentially cause an allergic reaction which can then result to swelling, irritation, a rash, or some other skin problem, at or around the tattooed area.