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Adult Allergies: Yes, You Can Get Them for the First Time

You might think that allergies, skin tests, and shots are for kids. But believe it or not, adults get allergies for the first time, all the time. WebMD tells you why.

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9 Best Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies - Natural Allergy Cures

9 remedies and how to relieve seasonal allergies, naturally, from foods to avoid, to supplements to take.

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Slideshow: Allergy Myths and Facts

If you have allergies, should you move to the desert? Will honey help? WebMD looks at some popular allergy myths and sets the record straight.

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Massive amounts of pollen turn North Carolina sky yellow

Stunning aerial photos show a haze of pollen so thick over Durham, NC, it turned the sky yellow this week-- as doctors in the region have reported an uptick in patients complaining about their allergy symptoms.

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Pet Allergy Pictures: 'Hypoallergenic' Dogs and Cats?

Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic dog? WebMD explains the facts about pets and allergies.

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Allergy Sufferers Prepare for Unusually Long Season, Expert Says - NBC 7 San Diego

Southern California has received more rain than usual and the explosion of wildflowers on our hillsides are a result but so, apparently, is the increase in allergy sufferers.

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Video on Chronic Hives: Can an Elimination Diet Help?

If you suspect certain foods trigger your hives, you’ll want to write them down and check with an allergist.

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How low-histamine foods can help tame allergies | Well Good

If you suffer from allergy symptoms—or other hard-to-explain health issues—you may have a histamine intolerance. Here's how changing your diet can help.

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Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy): Effectiveness, Side-Effects & Risks

Seasonal allergy symptoms can often be prevented by using immunotherapy allergy shots. Learn how allergy shots work and who should consider getting them.

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Adult-Onset Food Allergies Increasing, Confusing

Forty-eight percent of the adult population with a convincing food allergy reported developing at least one as an adult (they may have had others as a child)

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Scientists found molecular ‘switch’ for allergic asthma treatment – Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A team of Russian scientists identified the role of the interleukin-6 molecule in the development of allergic asthma. Now it can be a new target for the treatment of this disease. The results are published in Frontiers in Immunology. About 300 milli

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Dr. Marc Siegel: New peanut allergy treatment has incredible potential | Fox News

As an internal medicine physician I’ve been trained to react quickly and without emotion to many kinds of potentially life-threatening medical conditions. But this training couldn’t prepare me for the recent terrifying sight of my 13-year-old son swel

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Pictures: Natural Ways to Ease Asthma Symptoms

You can do more than take medication to manage your asthma. Several other things can help you breathe more easily.

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Pathway to resolve allergic asthma is discovered – Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A group of Brazilian researchers succeeded in preventing allergic asthma from progressing in experimental models by increasing the amount of a protein. This increase, in turn, blocked the CD4 T lymph..

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Food Allergies vs. Intolerances: What's the Difference? - Cooking Light

The two terms tend to be used interchangeably, but knowing how they differ can help you manage your symptoms, prevent potential nutrient ...

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Why peanut, food allergies have become 'almost epidemic

Among children, allergies to peanuts and other types of food continues to climb, but experts say there is some progress in controlling or preventing life-threatening reactions.

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Gluten and Allergy-Free Halloween Candy

Here is a great list of popular Gluten, Allergy, and Nut-Free candy for your kids and trick-or-treaters.

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A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods is going mainstream—but do the benefits outweigh th

Eating small but increasing doses of peanuts seems to protect children with peanut allergies, but the therapy comes with risks and unknowns

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Common Plants and Trees That Trigger Allergies

Find out more about which plants and trees might be producing pollen that is causing your itchy eyes and a runny nose.

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How to Eat Healthy in College with Food Allergies| Vitacost Blog

Heading off to college? If you have food allergies, check out this healthy eating guide for tips on who to talk to, what emergency snacks to pack and more.

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Asthma Assessment: Is It Time to Change Your Plan?

Take this assessment to find out if you’re doing all you can to keep your asthma under control.

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Kids and Sunscreen Harms: Rare But Concerning for Parents

Some parents have raised concerns about sunscreen after their children had rashes and swelling after using it. Doctors say the reactions are a rare type of allergic reaction.

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7 Ways Inflammation Affects Your Body - Health

You may be well-informed about health conditions linked to inflammation, what exactly is the deal with it? Watch this video to learn more how

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Signs of a Severe Allergic Reaction

Learn how to tell if you or someone near you is having a severe allergic reaction.

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Pictures: Why Am I So Itchy?

Whether it’s a mosquito bite or dry skin that won’t go away, we all have an itch to scratch every now and then. Find out more about what makes you itchy and how to fix it.

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Allergy 'vaccine' suppresses the allergic response to peanuts in mice

There may be hope on the horizon for food allergy sufferers in the United States -- at least, those that are mice. Scientists reported on Wednesday that they successfully tested a new allergy "vaccine" in mice with peanut allergies. A potential

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Telemedicine is as effective as in-person visits for children with asthma

New study shows patients who live far from allergists can still get specialty care.

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Allergy Testing | Skin Testing | AAAAI

AAAAI, the experts in allergy and immunology, provide an overview of allergy testing and skin testing.

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How To Sleep Better During Allergy Season

If hay fever is keeping you awake at night during allergy season, try these techniques to help you sleep better.

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Top 5 Essential Oils for Allergies

People who suffer from allergies can't always avoid triggers, but certain powerful essential oils can treat allergy symptoms and boost our immune systems.

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It’s Not Just You — Allergy Brain Is Real

Scientists aren’t entirely sure why allergies make you fuzzy-headed, but they have a theory.

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The Troubling Link Between Allergies and Suicide - The Atlantic

Pollen can cause inflammation that leads to impulsive, fatal behavior, researchers say.

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New NIH guidelines on infants and peanuts may contradict everything you’ve heard before - The Washington Post

Infants at high risk for allergies should be given peanut products when they are as young as 4 months old.

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New research suggests depression is an inflammation disease

New research suggests depression is an "inflammation disease" of the brain.

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Nasal Irrigation Beneficial for Sinus Symptoms, RCT Shows

Nasal irrigation was more effective than steam inhalation for patients with chronic or recurrent sinus symptoms, a new randomized controlled trial has found.

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Do Seasonal Allergies Make You More Likely to Get Sick?

An allergist explains how those with allergies can take steps to avoid summer colds.

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#Histamine Intolerance: Why You Might Have It + How To #Heal

Here's how to tell if your symptoms could be due to histamine intolerance and what you need to do to heal.

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8 Food Sensitivities You Need To Know About

I have seen the healthiest foods flare up one person and yet be great food medicine for the next person. Here are the most common sensitivities you should know about.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Learning to Live With a Child's Allergies

You read every ingredient in everything you buy. You come to know certain products so well that when they get a new ingredient, it’s like a friend getting a haircut.

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Home Allergy Care

For many, happy symbols of springtime mark the arrival of chronic seasonal allergies that can be incapacitating. Springtime means rebirth and renewal....

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20 Sneaky Spots Where Allergy Triggers Hide

No matter how carefully you clean, these irritants may still be lurking in and around your home. 

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Cold and flu tablets can SHRINK the brain and slow down thinking

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers found the drugs block the chemical acetylcholine, which is involved in the transmission of electrical impulses between nerve cells.

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How your BIRTHDAY could predict if you'll suffer an allergy: Season of birth 'linked to eczema, hayfever and asthma' | D

Scientists from University of Southampton revealed winter and autumn babies are more likely to have allergic diseases - such as asthma - while autumn babies alone are more likely to have eczema.

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More Support for Early Exposure to Peanuts to Prevent Allergies

Two new studies provide further support that very early exposure to peanuts and some other foods could prevent food allergies.

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Common Allergic Reactions and Allergy-Trigger Pictures

From pollen and pets to food and bugs, find out the most common things that can trigger allergy symptoms in this WebMD slideshow.

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How Pets Can Protect Against Allergies in Kids

In a study, infants in households with pets shared some of the animals’ gut bacteria - possibly explaining why early animal exposure may protect against some allergies, researchers say.

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Eye Allergies Slideshow: Symptoms, Triggers, Treatments

Eye Allergies: See what they look like, how eye allergies develop, and how to treat eye allergies.

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Slideshow: Allergy Myths and Facts

If you have allergies, should you move to the desert? And will honey help? WebMD examines some popular allergy myths and sets the record straight.

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Peanut allergy drug slated for 2018 debut

A small French biopharmaceutical company has developed a new patch to help allergy sufferers increase their peanut tolerance.

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Seasonal Allergies Quiz: Plagued by Pollen and Hay Fever

Test your knowledge about casues and consequences of seasonal allergies and how you can find relief in this WebMD quiz.

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Mucus Quiz: Color, Thickness, and More

Quiz: All About Mucus. Do you know why your body makes snot?

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WebMD Allergy App

Based on the allergies you have, the free WebMD Allergy app for iPhone will help you prepare for each day with a personalized allergy and weather forecast along with doctor-approved tips that can be customized to you and your family's specific allergies.

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Worst Allergy Mistakes - Health.com

View All: How to prevent and reduce allergy symptoms when pollen and outdoor allergens are making life miserable.

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Allergy Medications for Seasonal Allergies

From antihistamines and decongestants to steroids and leukotriene modifiers, see what allergy medications your doctor may recommend to treat seasonal allergies.

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Quiz: Protecting Your Child From Anaphylaxis

Does your child have dangerous allergies? Take this quiz to see if you're protecting your child from anaphylaxis.

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6 Ways to Exercise Outside With Allergies

When you have allergies, even getting a little exercise outdoors can be a challenge. So before you head outside to get your sweat on, follow these tips to make your workout less itchy and sniffly.

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WebMD Health Forecast: Find Pollen Counts, Allergy Levels and More in Your Area

WebMD provides local health information for your area including pollen counts, cold and flu instances, air quality, and more.

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Surge in Pollen May Spur Many Cases of Dry Eye: MedlinePlus

High pollen levels in the spring are linked to dry eye, a new study suggests.

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Slideshow: Natural Sinus Remedies to Relieve Sinus Problems

Sinus problems – congestion, pain, headaches -- are one of the most common complaints people have. This slideshow shows people what they can do at home to help prevent and treat sinus problems.

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Internal Medicine, Allergy & Immunology integrating prescription medicines, herbals, homeopathics, and other appropriate alternate modalities.

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11 Unexpected Spring Allergy Triggers

Avoiding flowers and trees will only get you so far during allergy season

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Child’s Best Friend: The Dog Unleashed as the Surprising Allergy Preventer | Allergic Living

Allergic Living is the leading magazine for those with food allergies, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or environmental allergies. It features in-depth articles, news and safe recipes.

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Slideshow on Mold Allergies: Proven Ways to Fight the Fungus

Learn 10 ways to fight the fungus and reduce mold allergy symptoms from dust masks to bottles of bleach.

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Allergy Shots (Immunotherapy) | AAAAI

AAAAI explains that is a form of treatment that decreases symptoms for many people with allergic rhinitis, allergic asthma, conjunctivitis or stinging insect allergies.

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Many Docs Mistaken About Allergies: Study

Survey results show lots of primary care physicians lack knowledge of causes, treatments