Allergy Relief and Symptom Information

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Allergies are Hereditary—and Gender Matters

Conventional wisdom tells us that if one of your parents has allergies, you have a 50 percent chance of developing allergies yourself. If both of your parents have allergies, your risk ascends to 75 percent. But recent research has added a new spin on those... read more

Why do Allergies Cause Itchy Eyes?

Spring is often a welcome change from winter with its milder weather and blooming flowers, but it can also be miserable if you are prone to allergies. Allergies tend to peak in spring as pollens fill the air. When your body has an allergic reaction, it tries to fight... read more

For Physicians: Your Patients May Have Allergies If….

As spring sets in, primary care physicians can expect to see a litany of patients with allergy complaints. These may include the obvious symptoms such as sneezing, red and itchy eyes, a runny or stuffed-up nose, and hives. But allergies can extend well beyond the... read more

Kid-friendly Allergy Treatment

Allergies can wreak havoc in the youngest years of life causing a perpetual runny or congested nose, itchy eczema that can crust over and bleed, asthma, recurring ear infections, coughing, and allergic shiners (dark circles under the eyes from nose congestion). If... read more

Treatment for Spring Allergies

Winter has brought brutal weather to many parts of this country, but spring is on its way. Unfortunately, along with sunshine, flowers, and temperate weather, spring can bring an explosion of pollen that can trigger allergy symptoms. The most common symptoms include:... read more

For Physicians: Increase your Family Practice Revenue

If you are a physician and find your profits sagging, you’re in good company. Many physicians struggle to stay profitable in the face of increasing operating costs and saturated health care markets. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to increase your medical... read more

Primary Care Doctors Help Fill Allergist Shortage

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has predicted a shortage in qualified allergists in the next decade even as allergies increase. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracked a 50 percent rise in children’s food allergies between 1997... read more

Asthma Doesn’t Have to be a Game Changer

Asthma is a chronic disease that inflames the airways in the lungs. As the airways become constricted and narrow, it can be more and more difficult to draw in a breath. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness. The incidence of... read more

Eat Well, Feel Better, Live Longer

The adage is true: We are what we eat. Food can affect many aspects of our lives. Food Allergies More and more, we hear about food and the role it plays in allergies. In fact, food allergies have increased to the point that they now affect an average of two school-age... read more

Allergic to Latex?

If you have a latex allergy, you’re in good company. A few million Americans react to latex. Most of us associate latex with rubber gloves, but latex is actually a liquid derived from the tropical rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis (found in Africa and Southeast Asia).... read more

Athletes Can Carry on in Spite of Asthma

The 52nd Super Bowl is slated for February 4 and will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. It has been 26 years since the Super Bowl was played in Minnesota. Over 111 million Americans tuned into last year’s Super Bowl game and are expected to do the same... read more