Allergies

Allergies are exaggerated reactions of the immune system to harmless environmental stimuli per . This solves a substance such as pollen, a vigorous immune response of the body, because it is the immune system mistakenly interpreted as a threat. An allergic reaction can occur only when the body was aware of a certain substance, that…

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Natural remedies for seasonal allergies

Hay fever, allergic rhinitis, pollen, pollution, dust or grass, there are remedies against the grandmother and seasonal spring allergies. Whenever spring comes, some are pleased to see the flowers growing, birds singing, leaves that open each day a little more as the days get longer. But for many people, the return of spring is accompanied…

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Hidden Risks: Drugs and Allergy Medications

Avoiding drugs that could precipitate an asthma attack (or, in the case of severe adverse drug reaction, anaphylactic shock) is not always easy. This is because some of the most likely asthma triggers are the drugs themselves! One class of drugs, the beta-blockers, is liable to cause severe attacks in any asthma sufferer.

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How Your Diet Affects Your Health

Eating for convenience rather than for health is the norm these days. When you’re on the go, stopping at a fast food drive-through is the easy way to get a quick bite. Health is affected by a poor diet, just as your car is affected by poor quality gasoline or the wrong kind of gasoline.

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It’s Springtime, and Allergies are Blossoming

Everything’s pretty in spring except for how allergy sufferers feel… sneezing, runny noses, scratchy eyes…and if those are your only symptoms, you’re lucky! Millions of people have major sinus attacks with headache and facial pain, total nasal blockage and sinus pressure. Too often and too quickly, seasonal allergies are confused with acute “rhinitis” and “sinusitis”.…

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Skin Allergies and Your Immune System

Earlier this month, new study results were announced by Children’s and the University of Washington (UW). This study reinforces what we in the complementary and homeopathic medical fields have known for years – that there is a connection between autoimmune diseases – malfunctions of the Immune System – and skin allergies like atopic dermatitis, the…

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