• Cross-Reaction Allergies (Oral Allergy Syndrome)

    For a large portion of seasonal allergy sufferers, environmental allergens may only be the beginning of their problems. Up to 10% of these people will also suffer from what is known as oral allergy syndrome, a less-severe type of food allergy. Oral allergy syndrome…

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  • Pet Allergy

    Are You Allergic To Your Pet? Allergens from cats and dogs are found in skin cells the animals shed (dander), as well as in their saliva, urine and sweat and on their fur. Dander is a particular problem because it is very small and can remain airborne for long…

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  • Spring Allergies

    Spring is beautiful, but it’s also a key time of year for seasonal allergies. As plants release pollen, millions of people start to sniffle and sneeze. The biggest spring allergy trigger is pollen. Trees, grasses, and weeds release these tiny grains into…

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  • What is an Allergy?

      Most people are familiar with the phrase “I have allergies.” Either they’ve heard it used in passing by friends and family, or they’ve become frequent users of it themselves. But what exactly does that mean? What is an allergy? Contrary to…

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