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Strategies for Allergic Cat Lovers

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you're a cat lover who is allergic to cats, or someone else in your family is, the good news is that many people are able to build up a tolerance t...

The Surprising Benefits of Air Purifiers

Janet Miller | Posted 07.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Janet Miller

Here are several surprising benefits of air purifiers I have noticed after purchasing and using an air purifier/ionizer for the last few years. The best air purifier for you is usually not that hard to find with some basic research.

A Small Purse and a Nut Allergy Don't Go Together

Carol Brailey | Posted 07.20.2016 | Style
Carol Brailey

Click Here to Subscribe to My YouTube Channel. Have you ever carried one of those cute and small clutch purses with you to a wedding, party or other ...

Allergies: Can Too Much Hygiene Actually Harm Us?

Elena E. Giorgi | Posted 05.02.2016 | Science
Elena E. Giorgi

It's that time of the year again. You step out of the house and your eyes itch, your nose starts running and your head feels like an empty balloon. Ye...

Is It A Cold Or Allergy? Here's How You Can Tell.

CBS Boston | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living

Signs of spring are in the air but that’s not something you have to tell allergy sufferers....

How to Reduce Your Allergy Symptoms

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

Here are four weapons you can use to fight allergies this spring:

Itchy Pet? Skip the Shots and Try This Instead

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If your dog or cat has been diagnosed with atopic dermatitis -- an allergic skin condition -- I would recommend asking your veterinarian about sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT).

This Simple Flowchart Will Prove That, Yes, You Actually Have Allergies

Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Here’s an all-too-familiar springtime scenario: The sounds of incessant sneezing and coughing echo throughout your office, and the force with which ...

7 Surprising Facts About Food Sensitivities

Dr. Deborah Caldwell | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Deborah Caldwell

You've heard the saying, "One man's food is another man's poison." In women with chronic disease this couldn't be more true. Often, addressing the ...

The 10 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Thanks to growing awareness of and willingness to accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions and sensitivities, navigating a restaurant menu w...

The 7 Best Healthy Hangover Brunch Recipes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 02.21.2015 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

You can plan ahead for the mind-crushing aftermath of all your bad decisions with brunch.

What to Expect From an Allergy Evaluation

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Having an allergy evaluation performed by an allergist can help identify the specific triggers of your allergy symptoms, and avoidance of the specific allergen can augment healthy living.

Establishing Boundaries, Preventing Attacks

Doug Kreeger | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Doug Kreeger

I write when I'm inspired and publish only when I'm ready. I don't read comment forums and I block communication from harassing strangers. I connect with at least one close friend per day, preferably in person. I sing constantly, loudly, and usually only for myself (or dogs). I'm doing the best that I can and trying to greet each new day with wonder and gratitude.

The Season of Sneezing: Allergy Remedies and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dr. Daniel Hsu | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Hsu

Typically caused by an allergic reaction to pollen, almost one in five Americans are impacted, and for some the Western treatment leads to even more issues. But it doesn't have to be that way.

So You Think You Have A Food Allergy

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

For those of us who find pleasure in eating, it seems like a daunting task to have to avoid a food that we've enjoyed in the past. However, many of my patients feel so much better health- and energy-wise after eliminating the food allergen that they feel it is a worthwhile trade.

It's Peanut Butter Jelly Time... to Raise Awareness

Lindsey Orlofsky | Posted 06.03.2014 | Good News
Lindsey Orlofsky

No, I will never be able to kiss my boyfriend without asking him what he ate for lunch. No, I will never be able to eat at 50 percent of restaurants. And no, I wouldn't have it any other way.

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Spring Allergies

Dr. Tim Mainardi | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tim Mainardi

Spring is finally rolling around the corner, and for most of us, that's a big relief. For many others, however, this revival of life also means the return of sneezing, coughing, wheezing, itching and other vexing symptoms of spring allergies, commonly known as hay fever.

This Halloween, Allergies Don't Need to Cause Fright

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

By establishing a few key guidelines and identifying potential triggers, parents can make Halloween a safe and enjoyable holiday for both themselves and their children.

The Real Reason Behind All Those Allergies, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman explained why people have so many allergies these days when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo....

3 Yoga Moves That Relieve Allergy Misery

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Kelly DiNardo Three simple moves to lessen your sniffles and help you feel better. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Tw...

5 Strategies For Coping With Seasonal Allergies

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Amanda Schupak Pollen counts are on the rise. Luckily, relief is closer than you think. Polar bears and beach dwellers aren't the only ones...

Why Pollen Allergies May Only Get Worse

Posted 03.26.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Spring has sprung, and allergy season won't be far behind. But if you think last year's allergies were bad...

Dr. Oz: 5 Simple Ways To Fight Seasonal Allergies

Posted 03.22.2013 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz Miserable, incurable, and afflicting at least 35 million of us, spring allergies are fast approaching. They kick in when the immun...

Teen Dies After Eating Cookie

Posted 03.18.2013 | Healthy Living

The death of a 19-year-old college student has served as a somber reminder of the extreme danger that food allergies can pose. Cameron Groezinger-...

Food Intolerances vs. Allergies: The Pizza Crisis

Lora Krulak | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Lora Krulak

The next morning I woke with a headache, flu-like symptoms, and eyes so pouffy they could barely open. My husband looked at me and asked why I seemed so pale and clammy. This is food intolerance in action.