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JAN
2014

Allergies — Dust Mite Sensitivity

Dust, per se, isn’t generally an allergen, even for sensitive persons. But dust mites have that name because they live on the small particles that are in everyone’s home. They are a common cause of allergic reactions. As they produce feces and their bodies decay, they...
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JAN
2014

Allergies — Diagnosis – Allergy Tests

A great many things can cause red welts on the skin. Thousands of conditions can give you a runny nose. To determine whether or not these are allergic reactions requires a professional diagnosis. SKIN TESTS Among the most common and effective methods used to test for allergies...
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JAN
2014

Allergies — Contact Dermatitis

Eczema, hives and other skin conditions are a common reaction in those who have a type of allergy called contact dermatitis. It may be caused by sensitivity to hair dyes or perfumes. It can result from wearing rings made from certain metals like nickel or gold. According to a...
21
JAN
2014

Allergies — Animal Dander Allergy

Over 2/3 of all homes have pets. Yet, official estimates of those who are allergic to animals reach as high as 10%. That’s a guarantee of a lot of potential allergies. But there are several effective strategies for dealing with those facts. Allergic rhinitis, skin rash or...
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JAN
2014

Allergies — The Solvable Nuisance

Very rarely is an allergy life threatening. True, some individuals are so sensitive to wasp venom they can die from a single sting, if not treated promptly. Asthma can have serious effects, as well. But for most, allergies are merely a nuisance. But, oh, what a big nuisance! They...