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Health Tip: Treating Post-Nasal Drip

(HealthDay News) — That persistent tickle in the back of your throat may be diagnosed as post-nasal drip, says Harvard Medical School. Latest Allergies News It mentions these common treatment options for the condition: If these approaches aren’t effective, speak with your doctor about prescription treatments. Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved. QUESTION Allergies […]

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Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Jewelry?

(HealthDay News) — If jewelry causes your skin to itch, you may be allergic to nickel, says Winchester Hospital. Nickel is a silvery-white metal that is used to make a range of products, including zippers, buttons and costume jewelry. Latest Allergies News Winchester Hospital recommends these solutions: Stick to sterling silver or 14-karat gold. Wear […]

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Halloween Can Be Frightful for Kids With Allergies, Asthma

Latest Allergies News SATURDAY, Oct. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Allergies and asthma can turn Halloween into fright night, so parents must be vigilant. Some fun-sized candy bars have no labels to alert about possible food allergens, such as peanuts, said Dr. Todd Mahr, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. But […]

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Do Heavier Babies Have More Food Allergies, Eczema?

By Adam Townsend on 10/22/2019 2:39 PM Latest Allergies News Source: MedicineNet Health News If your baby is unusually large for their age, they likely have a higher chance of developing eczema and food allergies, according to a new study from Australia. Study authors say the risks rise for every kilogram a child weighs above […]

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Vistaril (hydroxyzine) Side Effects

What is Vistaril (hydroxyzine), and what is it used for? Vistaril (hydroxyzine) is an antihistamine with anticholinergic (drying) and sedative properties used to treat allergic reactions. Vistaril is used to relieve itching caused by various allergic conditions. Vistaril is also used to treat anxiety and tension, to induce sedation prior to or after anesthesia, and […]

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Mold

What are the health risks of mold exposure? What are symptoms and signs of mold allergy? Molds produce irritating substances that may act as allergy causing substances (allergens) in sensitive individuals. Furthermore, some molds produce toxic substances known as mycotoxins, but mold itself is not poisonous or toxic. The term “toxic mold,” therefore, refers to […]