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Treatments for Bronchial Asthma in Children

Bronchial asthma is a condition that affects the bronchial tubes and how well a person breathes. Bronchial tubes become inflamed and restrict the airflow to and from the lungs. This inflammation can cause congestion and lead to other respiratory problems. When asthma occurs in children, special care must be taken …

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Worldwide Allergies on the Rise

Allergies are most assuredly becoming more common on a world-wide scale. According to several highly respected organizations, such as “The World Allergy Organization (WAO) and Global Resources in Allergy, all types of allergies have definitely and clearly been on the rise in the last 20 years and allergies are considered …

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How do Allergy Shots Work

In a healthy, normal immune system, the body utilizes white blood cells, proteins and antigens to ward off any offending material. Sometimes the response system goes into overdrive and a person experiences an abnormal response to something in the environment that is typically a harmless substance. This is called hypersensitivity. …

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How to Reduce Symptoms Mold Allergy

The spores of mold and mildew can never be entirely eliminated from the indoor environment. This poses a problem for those with mold allergies. It is possible, however, to reduce exposure to mold and thereby reduce the allergic response to it. Here are some simple household changes that can help. …

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Asthma and Influenza Virus in Childre

Allergies and Influenza are dealt with separately as diseased conditions but in all probability they have a lot in common, especially in children. In an allergy the body’s immune system recognizes certain objects as not relating to the body and makes attempts to dispel it. Influenza is the body’s response …

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How to get Natural Allergy Relief

As allergy season rolls around and pollen is in the air, allergy sufferers everywhere are looking for relief. What people often forget is that allergy season is not just about triggers outside of the home. Lurking in the homes of even the cleanest people there are plenty of allergy triggers …

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Human Allergies to Cats

People who suffer from human cat allergies, may be allergic to the cat dander, which is dead skin that your cat continually sheds, saliva, or urine. You may experience allergy symptoms such as a runny nose, itchy eyes, or red, itchy skin. You may not be able to eliminate allergy …

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Can everyone get Allergy Shots

Can everyone get allergy shots? No Why? Well let us first take a look at what an allergy is and what is involved in taking an allergy shot. Allergies: People who have allergies have an immune system that reacts to a usually harmless substance in the environment. This substance is …

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Differences between Colds and Allergies

Colds and allergies can produce frustratingly similar symptoms, but actually have quite different causes. Essentially, the difference between a cold and an allergy is that a cold is an illness produced by a virus, whereas an allergy is an overreaction by the body’s own immune system to something it believes …

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