Articles

Showing articles with tag: allergies | Clear

Child Peanut Allergies on the Increase

Are childhood peanut allergies on the rise? According to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the number of peanut allergies in children has more than tripled over an eleven year period.

Read more...

Your Child May Suffer from Food Allergies

Food allergy symptoms are most common in babies and children, but they can appear at any age. You can even develop an allergy to foods you have eaten for years with no problems. Learn more about the types of food allergies.

Read more...

Do Low Vitamin D Levels in Children Increase the Risk of Allergies?

Is there a link between vitamin D and allergies in children? Vitamin D has taken center stage recently as preliminary research shows that vitamin D deficiency is common and may increase the risk for a multitude of health problems including multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, obesity and certain types of cancer...

Read more...

How to Treat a Bee Sting

Bee stings are quite common with most persons who are stung by a bee having only a local reaction. About 4 percent of people are allergic to bee venom and can experience a severe reaction involving the entire body.

Read more...

The Impact of Food Allergies on Children

Food allergies in children are common, and children who have them are often more anxious and socially isolated. Find out more about the psychological impact food allergies have on children.

Read more...

Benefits of Drinking Rooibos Tea: Does It Help Allergies?

As allergy season approaches, people start reaching for their trusty box of tissues - and their antihistamines. Unfortunately, some antihistamines you buy at the drugstore make you feel groggy and give you a dry mouth. What if you could get allergy relief by sipping tea?

Read more...

Allergies: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Allergies can be described as an altered reaction; it is an inappropriate and harmful response of the body's defense mechanism to substances that are normally harmless. Learn the symptoms, causes, disagnosis and treatment.

Read more...

A New Risk of Using Antibiotics in Children

Is there a new risk of using antibiotics in children? A new study suggests that using antibiotics in children under six months of age could affect their health during childhood. Find out how.

Read more...