An allergy is the body's hypersensitivity to substances in the environment. Mold, dust, pollen, pet dander, and even some foods can cause allergic reactions.
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What are some alternatives to chronic itchy eyes and runny noses that don’t involve drugs or weekly allergy shots?Healthy traveling with allergies
While you cannot allergy-proof your vacation, you can take steps to minimize the effects allergies might have on your vacation. Read here to find out how.
Is it true that moving to a new environment could cure your seasonal allergies? Or are there other alternatives?Pets and your child’s allergies
Does being around pets at a young age increase a child’s risk of developing allergies and asthma? Read here to find out what the research says.
What is a food allergy and what are your treatment options if you have one?Treating latex allergy
A latex allergy occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to proteins found in the natural rubber latex. Read here to find out more.