Category Archives: Allergy Information

Pollen – Number One on the Allergy Most Wanted List

For three seasons out of every year, tiny particles called pollen are released from weeds, trees, and grasses with the apparent purpose of causing distress to a world full of allergy sufferers.  The actual mission of pollen, however,  is to … Continue reading

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7 Common Allergy Myths

There are hundreds of allergy myths bouncing around society these days and you’ve probably heard at least half of them.  Following are 7 of the most common myths: Allergies can be Cured Food Allergies are Common Short-haired Pets won’t Irritate … Continue reading

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Is There a Cure for Allergies?

The short answer is “no”.  Allergies are triggered by a person’s immune system responding abnormally to typically harmless substances.  This abnormal response causes the release of histamine, primarily, which triggers several allergic symptoms. The cause of  allergies is complex, but includes … Continue reading

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5 Types of Allergies

There are hundreds, if not thousands of specific allergies that effect people across the planet.  Each of those allergies can be grouped into one of four types of allergies based on the the allergen that causes the symptoms: Environmental Allergies … Continue reading

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