Allergy Articles

A Checklist of Allergens
Allergens can arise from a number of causes, including pollen, the food you eat, and medications, just to name a few.

Taking a Shot at Allergy Relief
So much pollen, mostly from trees, that the air becomes hazy, making life miserable for people with pollen allergies.

Time to Spring into Action Against Seasonal Allergies
About 26 million Americans endure chronic seasonal allergies, while the number of people with milder symptoms may be as high as 40 million.

Food Allergies Rare But Risky
Do you start itching whenever you eat peanuts? Does seafood cause your stomach to churn? Symptoms like these cause millions of Americans to suspect they have a food allergy.

Sulfites: Safe for Most, Dangerous for Some
The Food and Drug Administration estimates that one out of a hundred people is sulfite-sensitive and are at risk of suffering an adverse reaction to the substance.

Pollen Allergies: Questions and Answers
Commonly called hayfever, pollen allergies can have a dramatic impact on your daily life.

Food Additives, Part I
Here's your lunch...would you like some MSG with that? Get the facts about what's in your food.

Food Additives, Part II
More facts about what's in your food.

Food Additives, Part III
Just when you thought we were done, here's even more facts about food additives.

Food Allergy and Intolerances
How allergic reactions work and what harmful foods and substances you should avoid.

How to Create a Dust-Free Bedroom
Dust-sensitive individuals, especially those with allergies and asthma, can reduce some of their misery by creating a "dust-free" bedroom.

Something in the Air: Airborne Allergies
Sneezing is not always the symptom of a cold. Sometimes, it is an allergic reaction to something in the air.

Pollen Dispersal and Allergies
Simple suggestions on how to clean up your yard and make it allergy free!

Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergy Relief
Try these natural remedies the next time your hayfever starts up.

Controlling Asthma
Asthma attacks are often mild - just a shortness of breath that soon passes without treatment. But they can also be much, much worse, requiring a hurried trip to the hospital for emergency, sometimes lifesaving, care.

It's Springtime! Hello Seasonal Allergies
The leaves are returning, the days are getting longer and you're stuck indoors. Look here for some ways to manage your seasonal allergies.

The Air We Breathe!
Learn about what you can do to control and limit indoor air contaminants as an allergy culprit.

An Introduction to Allergies
A simple, brief introduction to allergies and the many online resources available.

Dairy Allergies and Intolerance
Cow's milk is a common source of food allergy and intolerance, especially among children.