Monthly Archives: July 2013

Why are more children being diagnosed with food allergies?

It’s very interesting that in the last five to ten years that more children are being diagnosed with  food allergies.  In particular, foods such as peanuts have — food allergies related to peanuts — have even doubled in the last … Continue reading

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What is Hay Fever?

Hay fever (or hayfever), also known as allergic rhinitis, is a common condition that shows signs and symptoms similar to a cold with sneezing, congestion, runny nose and sinus pressures. Hay fever is caused by an allergic response to airborne … Continue reading

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What About the Long-Term Outlook on Asthma?

The long-term outlook for the great majority of asthmatics is very good. Asthma can usually be controlled once the medications are dosed properly and the asthmatic is more knowledgeable. It is crucial to continue all the controller medications as prescribed … Continue reading

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How Is Asthma Treated?

Perhaps one of the most pressing concerns for any asthmatic, but particularly the parent of an asthmatic is, “What am I doing to my child (or myself) with all these drugs?” A legitimate concern for everyone dealing with asthma is … Continue reading

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What Causes Asthma?

The exact cause of asthma is not known, but it is thought to have both genetic and environmental components. No matter what the actual cause, it is probably much more important from the asthmatic’s viewpoint to know what activates or … Continue reading

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