Allergies - Videos

How PTSD Affects Women In Violent Communities

Bryant Marc Ph.D. and Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston join HuffPost Live to explain how PTSD affects women from violent communities.

Why School Shootings Get More Attention Than Street Violence

Jeff Duncan-Andrade joins Marc to explain why kids who face street violence don't get the same kind of treatment as school shooting victims.

Doctor on Demand: A Child's Allergic Reaction to Vaccine

With a busy schedule, it can be difficult to find time to visit your doctor's office. But, with the groundbreaking Doctor on Demand app, you can talk to a board-certified physician with the simple touch of a button! Watch as Theresa receives a live video chat consultation with allergy specialist Dr. Tania Elliott to discuss her son's possible allergic reaction to vaccines.

Drone Operators Deal With PTSD As Well

Corey Mead joins Marc to talk about while drone operators may not physically be involved with the war, PTSD can affect them just as much.

Iraq Veteran: At War, 'There's Not A Conversation About Mental Health'

Army veteran Rob Smith joins HuffPost Live to discuss if soldier discuss mental health issues while serving.

Why Most Veterans Get Over PTSD

Dr. Charles Marmar joins HuffPost Live to give some tips to people suffering with PTSD.

'Jarhead' Author: PTSD Is Like 'Essentially Admitting To A Mental Weakness'

Marine veteran Anthony Swofford joins HuffPost Live to explain why being diagnosed with PTSD is like "admitting to a mental weakness" in the eyes of some veterans.

'Jarhead' Author On Why We Should Drop The 'Disorder' From PTSD

Anthony Swofford joins HuffPost Live to explain why he feels that we should drop the word "disorder" from PTSD.

Why Are Some Adults Developing Allergies?

It's not just children who develop allergies: more adults are developing sensitivities later in life. Heidi Mitchell joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.

The Risks and Challenges of Living with a Food Allergy

Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains some of the symptoms of food allergies.

Paper Dress Designer Puts Spotlight on Food Allergies

Four-year-old Sydney has attracted lots of attention for the elaborate paper dresses she designs, but it was a diagnosis of potentially life-threatening food allergies that changed her life.

Why Sydney Is Nicknamed "Mayhem"

Learn how Sydney, a 4-year-old who designs paper dresses, got the nickname "Mayhem."

Life-Threatening Reaction to OTC Medicine

Leanne, who has irritable bowel syndrome, took a common over-the-counter medication for heartburn. Soon afterward, she developed what she thought was a heat rash. But the reaction quickly worsened. She developed blisters on her face and her skin started to fall off. Leanne was diagnosed with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, a life-threatening disorder in which the skin and mucous membranes react severely to a medication.

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Dr. Richard Heimberg educates us on social anxiety disorder, its symptoms and effects on the lives of those who suffer from the disorder.

13-Year Stuffy Nose?

Jerika, 21, has been suffering from constant congestion and persistent post-nasal drip for the past 13 years. She reached out to The Doctors for help determining the cause of her severe sinus symptoms. Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Andrew Ordon examines Jerika and discovers she has a deviated septum and inflamed nasal passages, which could be attributed to an allergic reaction. He refers Jerika to allergy specialist Dr. Danica Schulte for testing.

Solving a 13-Year Stuffy Nose

Jerika, 21, has been suffering from constant congestion and persistent post-nasal drip for the past 13 years. She reached out to The Doctors for help determining the cause of her severe sinus symptoms. Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Andrew Ordon examined Jerika and discovered she has a deviated septum and inflamed nasal passages, which could be attributed to an allergic reaction.

Treating Spring Allergies

Get tips to reduce the amount of allergens you bring into your home, and learn how changes in the weather may affect the amount of allergens in your environment.

Jordana's Broken Glass Skin: Tips to Reduce Common Allergens

Dr. Ordon and Dr. Rachael explain how various factors inside Jordana's home may be contributing to her suffering, and offer tips to reduce the amount of allergens with which she comes into contact.

Nasal Filter for Alleviating Allergy Symptoms

Suffering from spring allergies? See how a new nasal filter helps keep pesky pollen at bay!

Health Product Reviews: Amazing Allergy Fighters

It's allergy season and 50 million Americans are suffering, making it the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. for adults and the third for kids under 18 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Shape Magazine's Editor-at-Large, Bahar Takhtehchian shares some over-the-counter relief for the season's worst symptoms.

Goodbye Polar Vortex, Hello Pollen Vortex

Out with the polar vortex and in with the pollen vortex. As if the bone-chilling winter wasn't bad enough, it seems winter will be felt well into spring. Simply put, winter went long and spring is shortened so the pollinating process is now jammed into a few miserable weeks for allergy-sufferers.

AOL Expert Dr Karen Latimer AOLOn Call Allergies

AOL Expert Dr. Karen Latimer discusses how you can prevent your kids from seasonal allergies with these simple 5 easy tips.

Allergy Season Rolls Into 2014

Janet Shamlian reports that spring is here and with it comes allergy season, which could be one of the worst in years.

Allergy Management Tips For Parents

Each season brings with it a different burden of pollen. In the early spring the trees predominate, and we are already see high levels of tree pollen levels. The late spring/early summer time is largely due to grass pollen. In the late summer and fall, ragweed and other weeds pollinate. But we also have to worry about mold, which is a common allergy trigger. Mold counts begin to rise in the spring, and hit their peak in fall.

How to Control Spring Allergies

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork shares tips to control spring allergies from The Doctors' latest USA Weekend HealthSmart column.

As Winter Ends, Allergy Season Approaches

Flowers and trees are starting to bloom in certain parts of the country, a welcome sign of spring after a record-breaking winter.

Coping with Seasonal Allergies

It's that time of year when many people are sniffing and sneezing because of seasonal allergies. Learn how to find out what you're allergic to, and how to treat the annoying symptoms.

The Benefits of Keeping a Breathing Diary to Reduce Allergy Symptoms

Respiratory conditions are affected by a lot of factors, like air quality and diet. In this video, Robin Miller, M.D. explains how a keeping a regular breathing diary can aid treatment by shedding light on triggering factors.

Smart Gardening Tips for Allergy Sufferers

Hay fever doesn't have to keep you out of the garden. Robin Miller, MD, shares tips about plants that won't shed pollen and trigger your allergy symptoms.

Invisible Wounds: Helping Those Dealing With Moral Injury

As the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq wind down, more soldiers are coming home. Many of them are suffering from invisible wounds...psychological wounds. Now experts are exploring a new theory, something they say may be the leading cause of PTSD, and it's something we should all be giving attention to.