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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.

3 Laundry Tips for People with Eczema 0

Living with eczema can be difficult. Even the most mundane things in our lives, such as picking out clothes, can already be a difficult hurdle for people with this condition. One particular hurdle that people with eczema have to go through is making sure that their clothes won’t aggravate their condition. 

Even if your whole attire is hypoallergenic, if you’re not careful in how you wash them chances are you’ll still trigger your eczema and suffer for it. Fortunately, there are ways to make sure that your clothes, or the way you wash them, won’t aggravate your eczema and here are three tips to help you with that:

A Guide to Helping Friends with Allergies (Psoriasis Edition) 0

When you know someone suffering from psoriasis there are more things you can do for him other than simply telling him how hard it must be for him.

Living with psoriasis can be difficult and your friend needs all the help you can give, so if you’re willing to lend a hand to a friend with psoriasis here are a few tips to help you out:

Strengthen Your Immune System to Fight Allergies 0

Allergies are the result of your immune system’s response to a substance. Immune responses can be mild such as coughing to life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis. Basically, allergic reactions begin in your immune system. When a harmless substance such as dust, mold, or pollen enters our system a person who is allergic drives his or her immune system to react by producing antibodies that attack the allergen. The resulting symptom caused varies from wheezing, sneezing, runny nose, watery or itchy eyes.

Skin Peeling Between the Toes: What It Means 0

Many people experience skin peeling between their toes, and it is often accompanied by other symptoms such as itching or the formation of blisters. Sometimes it’s simply cases of the skin turning white and peeling away to reveal new skin underneath.

Coping With Grass Allergy 0

It is one of life’s queer misfortunes that when everyone else is running about to smell fresh cut grass, you go down with an allergy and avoid it at all cost. And when the season for pollination begins during the summer, it starts to dampen your condition as well because you are allergic to pollen.

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.

Avoid These Skin-Care Mistakes This Winter 0

Winter is the worst time for your skin. The cold climate coupled with freezing winds can dry your skin until it breaks and if you’re one of the many people living with eczema or suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivities then your skin is at greater risk during wintertime.

Unfortunately, we have a few bad habits that we think won’t affect our skin but in reality these things can make our skin worse. Read on and see what you’ve been doing wrong.