Allergies

Allergy Proofing Your Living Room & Kitchen

The living room is where you can end up catching majority of allergies. It won’t be easy allergy proofing your living room and you may have to take some hard decisions but if you do at least half of the points below, you would have drastically reduced your chances of catching an allergy. First remove any carpeting that you may have in your living room. Prefer using linoleum flooring or

Allergy Proofing Your Bedroom

This applies to anyone who suffers from allergic asthma or hay fever. With just a few steps you can drastically reduce your chances of catching an allergy right in the confines of your home. Besides, these steps are not time-consuming neither too complicated – anyone can do them, all it takes is a little practice. For The Bedroom For your bed and bedding, use dust-mite-proof covers. Also try and wash

Self-Management Of Allergies

There are several home management solutions for allergies. Some actually work wonders. Here’s a collection of the best home medication recipes. Hay Fever Symptoms And Sinus Congestions To treat these symptoms you can use saline rinsing of the sinuses. Simply mix some salt into water and warm it a bit so that it is above room temperature. Rise your nose with this solution by either using a neti pot or

Causes Risk and Complications of Allergies

Basically when the immune system is triggered by a normally harmless foreign substance in the body, it develops into an allergy. The immune system ends up making antibodies to fight off the harmless substances but in the process these antibodies begin to produce symptoms because of the by-products of their existence such as histamine and the likes. Typical triggers include the following. Airborne allergens such as mold, dust mites, animal

What Are Allergies – The Basics

An allergy is basically your immune system reacting to some foreign substance such as pet dander, bee venom or pollen, or even to food, which would normally not cause such a reaction in majority of people. Immune system is responsible for creating antibodies. These help fight off infections, diseases and many more things. However, at times, the immune system identifies a particular foreign substance as harmful, although it is not,