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Do-It-Yourself Breathing a Little Easier Now
Allergy relief is often a blessing for seasonal allergy sufferers, but ridding your home of irritating allergens can be a costly endeavor. HEPA filters can be very expensive.
Powder Making Hay With Hay Fever
Hay fever, which is caused by a pollen allergy, is the most common seasonal allergy. Itchy, sneezy, runny noses are just some of its nagging symptoms.
Shoddy News, Get an Allergy Shot
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) has issued advice on how to beat the summertime allergy blues by using a treatment developed 100 years ago.
You Are A Sight For Sore Eyes
Being a sight for sore eyes of course means it's good to see you. Having sore eyes is not necessarily a sight to behold. Minimizing allergic reactions in your eyes can help one return to the preferred status of being a sight for sore eyes.
Managing Asthma Can Reduce ER Trips
When teaching children fire drills, the mantra is STOP, DROP, and ROLL. When teaching asthma attack prevention, a new mantra of MANAGE, ANTICIPATE,  and AVOID is in order.
Gardening Gurus Get Hives, Rashes and Itches
Gardening enthusiasts are out in full force. The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and critters are crawling. For some people, touching hazardous plants may irritate eczema and allegeies .
Stop Your Wining!
Do you drink two glasses of wine during allergy season?  Are you tired of suffering with seasonal allergies? You may want to lay off the wine and see if your seasonal allergy symptoms improve.
A Sneeze from Less Vitamin D
A new study shows that children with low vitamin D levels may have a greater likelihood of developing allergies.
New MS Research Nothing to Sneeze At
Histamines are chemicals that are usually responsible for causing allergic reactions. However, research shows they may also help treat multiple sclerosis.
Barking Up the Right Tree
Pycnogenol (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract found in pine-tree bark, significantly improves symptoms of hay fever, according to a new study.