Christmas Tree Allergies

If you spend the holiday season sniffling and sneezing because of allergies, the culprit may be your Christmas tree. According to a research study presented recently at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, live greenery can raise the...

Older Adults & Medication Use

The majority of older adults take multiple medications. This increases the risk of interactions and side effects, especially in adults who suffer from allergies or asthma. The following information will help you have an informed conversation with your doctor about which...

Preventing Allergies and Asthma in Children

There is substantial evidence that suggests that allergies and asthma run in families. Children with one or more parents who have some form of allergic disease are far more likely to develop the conditions themselves; however, it may not be inevitable. There are steps that you...

Allergy Sinus Headaches

There is a common misconception that any headache affecting the front of the head or over the sinuses must be related to the sinuses. In reality, frontal headaches are most often a type of migraine. Anyone experiencing persistent headaches that appear to originate in the sinuses...

Oral Allergy Syndrome

If you suffer from pollen allergies, and you also notice that your mouth and throat become itchy after eating certain fruits and vegetables, there is a good chance you may have oral allergy syndrome, also known as OAS. The reaction is the result of a cross-reactivity in which the...