Category Archives: Allergies

Dust Mite Allergy Symptoms  

People with a dust allergy often sneeze, but sneezing isn’t the only symptom.  Dust allergies can also affect people by causing a stuffy or runny nose and can also cause itchy eyes and make them red and/or water.   Dust allergies … Continue reading

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Flu Season Came Early This Year

It’s been looking like the flu season has gotten an early start this year with areas around the country already being afflicted by the flu. There are typically two peaks in the flu season with illness: the last week of … Continue reading

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Classroom Mayhem

School age kids have a lot of energy and the mayhem returns to the classroom with them. But the noise level is not the only thing that returns to school, so do the germs they have and viruses they carry. … Continue reading

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Summertime Triggers

During the summer, kids are either at home, at camp, visiting relatives, or visiting friends. The free time they have during the summer allows them to experience things they don’t always get to during the school year. There are some … Continue reading

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Coping with Pet Allergies

Pets become family: they’re forgiving, around when you need them, are not judgmental, and love you unconditionally. In the United States there are around 100 million pets! But for some, loving pets can cause allergic reactions.   Your immune system … Continue reading

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How to Beat Seasonal Allergies

If you have seasonal allergies then you are fully aware that allergy season is upon us. With everything coming back to life, those that suffer from pollen allergies know how invasive and frustrating symptoms can become. Common symptoms are watery … Continue reading

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Is your City the Worst for Pollution?

The American Lung Association (ALA) released the 2014 rankings for the cities with the highest and lowest amount of air pollution.  The ALA divides the tested pollution into three categories: ozone, year round particle pollution and short-term particle pollution. The … Continue reading

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