Allergies - Symptoms

Understanding Pollen Counts

Is pollen a problem for you? Here are some strategies to help you cope.

5 Ways to Deal With Post-Nasal Drip

Five tips to cope with the nagging cough and sore, itchy throat that come with this common and bothersome condition.

The Difference Between Food Allergy, Intolerance, and Sensitivity

True allergies—which can be life threatening—are often confused with less serious food sensitivities. Learn about the differences.

Why Some People Suffer From Allergies

Histamines are an important part of our immune systems, but when they overreact, they can cause serious harm.

All About Pink Eye

What are the symptoms? How is it treated? Read on for the facts about this contagious eye infection.

New Treatment Options for Treating Severe Allergic Reactions

If you depend on epinephrine auto-injectors in the case of a severe allergic reaction, know there are new treatments available.

Allergies and Asthma: What's the Connection?

Learn more about these chronic conditions, both which affect millions of Americans.

Are You Sabotaging Your Allergy Treatment?

If you're ignoring these eight guidelines, your allergy symptoms may not have the opportunity to improve.

Why That Rash? You Might Be Surprised

If you're prone skin reactions and can't figure out why, you may be allergic or sensitive to common products you use every day.

What's Your Allergy IQ?

Allergy questions are nothing to sneeze at. Here, we answer six common concerns.

Your Partner or Your Pet? Loving Someone With Allergies

You love your pet. But what happens if your significant other can't set foot in your home without coughing or sneezing? Don't let allergies end your relationship. Read on for ways to solve the problem.

Is It Seasonal Hair Loss or Alopecia?

If, every fall, you lose a lot of locks, you could simply be experiencing seasonal hair loss. It's nothing to worry about, except if you notice a few other things.

Milk Allergy or Intolerance: What's the Difference?

Symptoms of lactose intolerance and an allergic reaction to milk are different. Here's how to tell them apart and what it means for you if you have to forgo dairy products for either reason.

Growing Up With Cows Helps Kids Breathe Easier

Children who live on dairy farms and drink unpasteurized milk appear to have immunity against asthma and allergies. New findings help identify why this is the case.

Acute vs. Chronic Sinusitis: Understand Your Condition

For many, sinusitis means uncomfortable symptoms that may require the right treatment to overcome.

Breathe Easier Tonight: How A Humidifier Can Help

Depending on your triggers, adding or removing the moisture in your bedroom air can lessen the risk of an asthma attack.

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

Your head aches, your eyes hurt, and you're sneezing, coughing, and experiencing chills. Is it a bad cold, or could this be the start of the flu?

Which Comes First: Allergies or Asthma?

Cracking the code on this chicken-and-egg scenario could lead you to better treatment.

Are You Allergic to the Sun?

There are four different rashes you can develop from a sun allergy, but you don't need to hide inside to fix them.

Are You at Risk for Histamine Poisoning?

You've heard of histamine when it comes to allergies, but did you know it can also play a role in food poisoning?

A Fungal Allergy at Home in Your Lungs

This soil-based allergy can cause serious complications. Know the symptoms and learn how to treat it.

Gluten Intolerance: Why It's a Growing Problem

Does it seem like everyone's sensitive to gluten these days? Here's why.

Hives: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Itchy, ugly welts can show up when you least expect them. Learn how to deal with hives.

6 Hidden Allergy and Asthma Triggers

Learn to identify the most common culprits so you can breathe easier.

Allergy-Proof Your Home

Allergens can attack almost anywhere, including your own home. Follow these tips to reduce your risk.

Can You Develop Food Allergies at Any Age?

While many food allergies begin in childhood, the fact is that at any age, you can suddenly find yourself dealing with an allergic reaction to something you've had to eat or drink.

12 Tips for an Allergy-Free Vacation

How to keep allergies and asthma from traveling with you.

13 Tips to Manage Eczema

As many as 15 million Americans suffer from some form of eczema. Here, 13 tips to help ease your symptoms.

Avoiding Classroom Allergies and Asthma

10 back-to-school tips.

Your Winter Indoor Allergy Survival Guide

Although the frost in the air is no environment for greens to ignite allergy triggers, indoor allergens can attack with a vengeance during the cold months. Here are ways you can banish its effect on you.
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