allergies

People May Be More Allergic To Male Dogs Than Females

A new study indicates that there might be a simpler way to steer clear of pet allergies: just opt for a female dog.
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Three Signs Your Dog May Have Food Allergies

Just like in humans, your dog can develop allergic reactions to its food. However the exact ingredients they're reacting to can be tricky to pinpoint. First is to know the difference between a food allergy and a food sensitivity. When your dog has an allergic reaction to an ingredient in its food,...
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Prepare For Fall Allergies Now

As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, we get excited for a new season to arrive. However it also means a slew of new allergens to deal with and once again seasonal allergies return to your stuffy head and watery eyes. Fall allergies begin in early August and continue until November,...
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When A Cough Becomes A Concern

There is a lot of people coughing, especially this time of the year. But a cough doesn't necessarily mean you are getting sick. Coughing is the number one reason people go to the doctor, according to WebMD, accounting for more than 30 million visits every year. But how do you know when your cough...
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Probiotics May Help In Relieving Seasonal Allergies

Being an allergy sufferer, you know that seasonal allergies varies from year to year. While allergy medications seem to help they don't work fully and adding to this misery is that what worked last year to control itchy eyes, runny noses and scratchy throats doesn't seem to work this year. Some...
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Your Allergies May Not Be Allergies At All

Congestion, running nose, itchy ears, all signs of allergies and this time of year it is hard to escape. But are grass, tree and weed pollens to blame? Not necessarily. Many people suffer from common condition known as nonallergic rhinitis, a reaction that can be triggered by an infection, a...
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When Pollen Is At Their Peak Of The Day

It's no surprise that Florida has an early spring allergy season. Sneezing, watery eyes and itchy skin are all part of the spring awakening. But you can minimize your symptoms by playing it smart during allergy season. For instance, certain pollens are in stronger forces depending on the day with...
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Expecting Moms Have More Allergies When Carrying A Girl

Expecting mothers wondering if you're carrying a boy or girl should look at your tissue box. According to a new study, a tell-tale sign that your child is a girl is if you experience more allergies while pregnant. Scientists from Ohio State's Institute for Behavioral Medicine assessed 80 pregnant...
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Are You Sick Or Is It Just Allergies?

Meteorologists are telling us to prepare for cold weather by the end of the week, which means the cold and flu season is getting set to lock itself in our homes. But is it a cold? Upper respiratory infection? Or is it allergies? Generally we think of allergies as a spring or fall nuisance but as we...
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