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Hemp seed oil proven efficient in healing atopic dermatitis, says new study

2017-03-23 00:46

Scientists have found that dietary hemp seed oil helps healing atopic dermatitis, which may include: eczema or a skin inflammation that results in itchy, red, swollen and cracked skin. The reason why hemp seed oil was efficient in relieving the symptoms of atopic dermatitis, was because it raised plasma fatty acids profiles in the subjects, according to scientists.

A deficiency in essential Fatty acids like omega 3 and omega 6 has been found to be one of the rea

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A natural way to treat your seasonal allergies that your doctor never told you

2017-03-13 20:49

New research shows there is a natural and inexpensive way to treat seasonal allergies that your doctor has probably never told you.

Seasonal allergies bring misery to millions of people. Medications have side effects and might interfere with other prescriptions you're taking.

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6 Causes of Workplace Allergy Symptoms and What You Can Do

2017-02-09 12:13

Although allergy season is around the corner, workplaces can affect your allergies year-round. The sneezing, runny nose, itching and other allergy symptoms can be maddening. What can you do?

This story about the causes of allergy symptoms in the workplace is written by Abimbola Farinde, PhD, from Columbia Southern University.

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When it comes to understanding allergies, your doctor may not know best

2014-11-09 12:31

Results of a new study show some doctors may not know best when it comes to treating patients for allergies. The finding, presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting revealed just half of internal medicine doctors and pediatricians questioned knew how to treat vomiting and hives from a food allergy. Many doctor also failed to recognize the most common food allergies in children under age 4.

Allergist and ACAAI member Kara Wada, MD, lead study author., said in a press release that only fifty-percent of internal medicine doctors knew to give epinephrine for food allergy accompanied by v

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Is your allergy to Penicillin real?

2014-11-07 09:23

Many people have been told they are allergic to Penicillin. But allergy experts say that might not be the case at all, which leaves patients vulnerable to infections that could be helped by the medication. Perhaps your allergy to Penicillin isn't real. Here's how you can find out.

Allergists recently conducted a study of 395 people who said they had a Penicillin allergy.

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4 Foods to Eat to Fight Allergies

2014-09-08 16:55

With the warm months coming to an end, the sounds of summer are quickly being replaced by the unwelcomed sounds of allergy season: sneezing, stuffed noses, and congested coughs.

Seasonal allergies, or allergic rhinitis, are brought about by excessive exposure of seasonal irritants to the respiratory system.

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Inner-city children at higher risk of food allergies

2014-08-18 19:55

A new study reveals that children who live in the city are at a higher risk of food allergies. The research went beyond the usual information about asthma to consider how allergies to food differ among urban and rural kids. The study mentions that children in urban areas have food allergies at a rate of 1 out of 10.

Scientists followed more than 500 children in cities to collect data on their food allergies over the course of several years.

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Severe sudden allergic reactions can cause death

2014-06-23 19:25

People often manifest justified concerns about how serious an allergic reaction can be. A life threatening allergic reaction is also called anaphylaxis and is a severe reaction to a specific allergen, or what may be called an allergic trigger. Possible allergic triggers are all around us in food, stinging insects, and medication. Exercise can also induce anaphylaxis. Sometimes a severe allergic reaction has no apparent cause and is what is called idiopathic anaphylaxis. An awareness that anaphylaxis can cause death suddenly should alert people to be more careful about potential allergens.

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Food Allergies are No Longer Rare - What You Need to Know

2014-05-12 09:04

Did you know that every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the Emergency Department? The occurrence of allergic disease is skyrocketing, says UCLA Health System, with some estimates stating that as many as one in five Americans have an allergic condition. The National Association of Nurses notes that 19% of these are children of school age.

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Deception In Allergy Care: Recognize the Signs of Fraud

2014-05-01 12:07

Allergy testing and immunotherapy schemes continue to pop up in primary care practices across the country, exposing patients and families to substandard diagnosis and treatment as well as raising the potential for fraudulent billing. But there are deceptions too and here is how to recognize the signs of fraud.

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Get Rid of Your Allergy Headache this Spring with This Supplement Advice

2014-03-21 10:35

With Spring just around the corner as your world awakens with flowers and grass and budding leaves, so does your seasonal allergies that can often lead to debilitating headaches that don’t respond to typical OTC pain relievers. Rather than reach for yet another aspirin for pain relief, combat the problem by attacking its source—histamine release.

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Seeking good relief from allergies: Try natural interventions

2013-11-09 10:48

Allergies are very troubling with constant sneezing, stuffy noses, watery eyes, headaches, and bothersome itching of the eyes and nose. This can be very costly for your daily productivity as it hits your quality of life by making you miserable. Imagine suffering from a horrible cold for weeks with no relief as is often seen with allergy sufferers. Natural alternatives for allergy sufferers are far more preferable than drugs due to the side effect profiles associated with allergy drugs.

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