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Top 10 Ways to Use Vinegar for Cleaning Purposes

Jun 26 2017 - 2:33pm
Vinegar for cleaning

When it comes to natural, green cleaning, it’s hard to beat plain old white vinegar. Because it is technically a FOOD and not a CLEANER, vinegar is safe for use around kids, pets, and food prep areas. It’s also extremely affordable, costing only about 5¢ per ounce. Due to a pH of 2.0 and the acetic acid content, vinegar is an inhospitable environment for many microorganisms, so it is the perfect cleaner for your home! Vinegar is proven to be an effective disinfectant against E. coli, staphylococcus aureus, salmonella, and influenza, and also a very effective natural deodorizer.

The most commonly used vinegar in green cleaning is distilled white vinegar, which is readily available in gallon size containers at your grocery store.

How a Single Bite from the Lone Star Tick Causes Meat Allergy

Jun 23 2017 - 12:06am
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When you think of food allergy, you most likely think of people you know who are allergic to peanuts or shellfish, and who, after one bite of the offending food, suffer the tell-tale signs of a reaction—swelling of the throat, difficulty breathing, and an immediate and life-threatening response.

But there is a new and growing allergy threat that is spreading across the country.

Allergies Signal A Weakened Immune System And Why You Should Be Concerned About Boosting Your Immune System Quickly

Jun 21 2017 - 12:03am
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Allergies are becoming an epidemic with no known cause or solid cure -- only medical interventions that temporarily ease symptoms. Because certain foods are known causes of allergies, this creates a measure of disbelief that natural foods that reduce allergies can also help to strengthen the immune system. Understanding what it takes to learn how to boost your immune system quickly against allergies can overtime, eliminate them.

Allergies are increasing, affecting as many as thirty percent of adults and forty percent of children in the United States.

It May Smell Pretty But Your Perfume Is Really Pesticide

Jun 17 2017 - 4:07pm
Perfume Pesticides Allergies Chronic Illness

Ever wonder why your perfume attracts mosquitos? A disturbing report from the Environmental Working Group highlights the chemical make-up of perfume ingredients that are not disclosed to consumers and the results are literally sickening. You may never want to use perfume again.

How To Cure Allergies And Asthma Naturally And Stop Being A Live Wire To the World Around You

Apr 24 2017 - 2:58pm
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Allergies and asthma, should be considered an early warning sign of weakened health as well as of complications yet to come. The basis for allergies and arthritis are nutritional, and the remedy is, similarly, nutritional, more and more failed research shows.

Allergies are defined as an abnormal sensitivity to substances, which are harmless to most people.

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

Mar 23 2017 - 12:46am
Hemp seed oil as a supplement heals atopic dermatitis

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

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

Mar 13 2017 - 8:49pm
Researchers find probiotics could be natural way to quell allergy misery

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.

6 Causes of Workplace Allergy Symptoms and What You Can Do

Feb 9 2017 - 12:13pm
Cleaning supplies are causes of workplace allergy Symptoms

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.

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

Nov 9 2014 - 12:31pm
Your family doctor may not know how to treat your allergies, finds study

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

Is your allergy to Penicillin real?

Nov 7 2014 - 9:23am
Penicillin allergy may not be real

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.

Inner-city children at higher risk of food allergies

Aug 18 2014 - 7:55pm
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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.

Severe sudden allergic reactions can cause death

Jun 23 2014 - 7:25pm
Wasps whose stings can cause fatal allergic reactions

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.

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

May 12 2014 - 9:04am
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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.

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

Mar 21 2014 - 10:35am
Allergy Headache

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.

Seeking good relief from allergies: Try natural interventions

Nov 9 2013 - 10:48am
Green tea offers relief for allergy sufferers

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.