Month: March 2013

Despite what is expected to be one of the worst allergy seasons in memory, Georgia residents can certainly appreciate the fact that no Georgia cities made the Allergy and Asthma Foundation’s Spring Allergy Capitals top ten list. The list takes into account the tree pollen levels, number of board certified allergists per patient and the […]

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Do you have asthma? If so, chances are that you have at least one allergy, as well. A study published in the April issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology examined data on 2,600 patients and found that the vast majority of asthma sufferers also have coinciding allergies. The data the researchers used was […]

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The warm spring and summer months are quickly rejuvenating its yearly exhibitions. Children and adults alike are intoxicatingly gazing at the lakes, water parks and backyard pools to unleash the winter’s restraints. As nature provides an abundance of greens, purples, blues and yellows; birds singing and animals gathering; people, society, and family coming together sharing […]

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Let’s face it, as we get older the signs of age is usually revealed in our teeth, not the most gracefully either. Brushing and flossing daily are well known good habits we have grown accustomed to, just like our bad ones, coffee, wine, sodas, and yes smoking, all our rites of passage into adulthood. However, […]

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For those with cat allergies, hope may just be around the corner for a vaccine that could relieve symptoms for up to two years. The final-stage trial results should be back in the hands of researchers by 2015. Over 1,200 patients participated in the final-stage trials. The U.S. Federal Drug Administration and the European Medicines […]

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A recent study from Thailand discovered a link between exercise and the severity of allergy symptoms. According to the researchers, allergies sufferers participating in the study ran for thirty minutes, and saw a significant decrease, of up to 70 percent, in sneezing, runny nose and nasal itching. As to why a bit of good old […]

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In the century of mass production, our food supply and consumption has evolved faster than our bodies can adapt. Even the foods we believe to be natural and healthy, (produce section vs. prepackaged foods section) all of these foods are products engineered for mass consumption and no doubt cause our bodies to react. With all […]

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The new 2013 Ford Fusion was designed with allergy sufferers in mind. According to Ford engineers, over 100 materials and components were tested in the design process. The results avoid, or greatly eliminate, latex, hexavalent chromium and nickel. In addition, the cabin air filters on the new Fusion prevent airborne particles, including dust, spores, fungus […]

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Millions of allergy sufferers go through immunotherapy, or allergy shots, to help them overcome the symptoms of seasonal allergies. It’s fair to say that no one enjoys the regular needle jabs, but few options exist that provide the same level of results. European allergy sufferers, however, are enjoying the benefits of sublingual immunotherapy, which involves […]

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While students and adults alike have joked about being allergic to gym class or working out at the gym, an allergic reaction to exercise is a rare, but serious health problem that has been gaining attention following news stories about Kasia Beaver, a British mother of four who has spoken out about the condition, known […]

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