Allergies

Are Food Allergies On The Rise? Experts Say They Don’t Know

A new report from the National Academy of Sciences says it's hard to know how many people in the U.S. actually have food allergies or whether they're on the rise.Part of the challenge is this: Food allergies are often self-diagnosed and symptoms can be misinterpreted. Sometimes people can't distinguish a food allergy from other...

A Guide to Cannabis Allergies and Symptoms

A Growing Need for Information About Cannabis Allergies Nobody likes allergies, right? In fact, everyone I know absolutely despises them. According to the American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergieseach year. Cumulatively, that’s a huge number of people who will experience some sort of allergic reaction at...

Allergy Management for Children in Your Care

 Allergies have increased steadily over the last fifty years , and this increase affects your organization. Eavesdrop on a typical conversation among a group of parents, and the issue of allergies will likely come up. Some interesting allergy statistics are : allergy alertAbout 6% of children aged zero to two years have a food...

8 Most Common Food Allergies

Food allergies result when your immune system mistakes a food you've eaten for an invader. Instead of digesting the food and using it as nourishment, your body launches an attack, which can lead to symptoms that range from mildly unpleasant to potentially fatal. In their most severe form, food allergies can cause life-threatening anaphylaxis.When...

COOKING FOR KIDS WITH ALLERGIES: OVER 50 HAND-PICKED RECIPES FROM TOP FOOD BLOGGERS!

Out of all of the requests that I get from readers, by far the most common are pleas from desperate moms who are in search of delicious, easy, family-friendly recipes that are also allergy-friendly. Since I don’t have any allergies to contend with in our family, I am definitely not an expert in this area. And...

5 MUST-KNOW TIPS FOR LIVING WITH ALLERGIES

Allergy management comes in many forms—from different allergy medicines to daily cleaning practices. The key to coping with allergies is to work at it, just a little bit, every day. Here are five easy tips to improve your life with allergies.According to one study, people with persistent stress tend to experience more allergy flare-ups. Alleviating...

Top 10 Ways to Tame and Deal with Your Allergies

Sneezing, wheezing, and otherwise feeling like hell: Allergies are a special kind of everyday torture. Although we don’t have a cure for your food or environmental allergies, we do have some proven tips to help you suffer less and minimize reactions. Here are our top 10 tips for people who suffer with allergies. 10. Know...

10 UNCONVENTIONAL TIPS TO HELP MINIMIZE HOME ALLERGIES

If you’ve ever experienced coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes, a runny nose, a scratchy throat, rashes, hives, low blood pressure, breathing trouble or an asthma attack, allergies could be to blame. So is there a way to minimize home allergies? Absolutely, but let’s first take a look at the magnitude of the problem.According to the...

7 Tips to Help You Let Go of Food Allergy Fears & Anxiety

It’s time to warm up to the idea of experiencing life with food allergies.My friend Melanie* was traumatized by her son Nick’s reaction to a peanut butter cookie at 18 months. Although the allergist never recommended it, they completely avoided activities like birthday parties, football games and visiting relatives. Melanie even hired a sitter when she went to the grocery store...

Do You Make These Life-Threatening Mistakes around Kids with Food Allergies?

It’s becoming increasingly more common.Even if you don’t have a child with a food allergy, chances are you’ll meet many — from your child’s class, maybe at a play date, or on the playground.  And with potential offenders as common as peanuts, dairy, gluten, and tree nuts, you’re gonna want to know this stuff!The...

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