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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 | MarloThomas

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 05.24.2013 | OWN

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

5 Strategies For Coping With Seasonal Allergies

Posted 05.01.2013 | 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 on...

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.

Adverse Effects Attributed to Medications May Be From Food for Some People

S.Z. Berg | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
S.Z. Berg

People with medical conditions such as celiac, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or food allergies should know that they may not be sensitive or allergic to the medicine to which they reacted. Rather, their reactions may have been from the food contents in the drugs.

Achoo! 11 Allergy Triggers That May Surprise You

Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living

By Arianne Cohen You could blame weeds, trees and grasses if you start itching, sneezing, coughing and wheezing this fall. But the usual suspects...

No Cellphones, TVs Or Cars: These People Are Allergic To Modern Life

Posted 09.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Imagine what life would be like if you were allergic to cellphones, computers, cars, even radio frequencies. In short, imagine being allergic to moder...

The Allergy-Free Dog: Real, or a Myth?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

The study authored by Dr. Cole Johnson is the first of its kind. The researchers set out to see whether so-called "hypoallergenic" pups were shedding less Canis familiaris 1 around their homes.

The Most Common Fall Allergy Triggers (And How To Avoid Them)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living

By many accounts, we're in for a rough go of it this fall allergy season, thanks to the warmer-than-usual year we've been having. "[Hot temperature...

WATCH: How To Cope With Seasonal Allergies, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined me to share her knowledge about treating seasonal allergies. Check out more useful health tips from Dr. N...

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FTC Complaint Targets Claritin Film Tie-In

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

Health-advocacy groups filed a joint complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, aiming to stop pharma giant Merck from using "Madagasca...

How Springtime Allergies Can Affect Your Pet

Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living

By Denise Maher for Vetstreet Sniffly, scratchy, wheezy... and grumpy. That essentially sums up what spring can mean for a lot of allergy sufferers...

Protect Your Skin This Allergy Season With These Tips

Posted 04.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Puffy eyes, a red, runny nose -- allergy symptoms aren't pretty. Seasonal allergies not only affect how you feel, but how you look. And we know you fe...

Your 12 Worst Allergy Mistakes

Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding Allergies are the worst. A stuffy nose, itchy eyes, coughing and other allergy symptoms can make life a misery. But is your ...

Islamabad: The Allergy Capital of the World

Saad Khan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Saad Khan

The pollen count in Islamabad hovers above 30,000 particles per cubic meter during the peak season. And that is not considered a record high.

Can You Be Allergic to Running?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl "Want to go running?" "Sorry, I'm allergic." It may sound like the perfect excuse, but can skipping the dreaded Phy...

10 Ways To Beat Cat Allergies

Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding Do you have cat allergies? It doesn't mean you have to skip visits with your feline-loving friends and family. With a little p...