Headaches. About 70 to 80 percent of us get them, with half the North American population experiencing at least one headache per month. While the majority of headaches are not a sign of a serious or life-threatening illness, they can affect your quality of life. Allergies and sinus problems can sometimes lead to a person having headaches.
With springtime upon us, many are enjoying warmer weather, flowers in bloom, and more hours of daylight. Although for some, these signs of spring also bring the common frustrations associated with allergies and asthma. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the budding spring season – without the allergy and asthma symptoms.
An immune cell involved in initiating the symptoms of an allergic skin reaction may play an equally, or perhaps more important, role in suppressing the reaction once it becomes chronic. This finding in mice could have future implications for the treatment of atopic dermatitis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease that affects an estimated 10 to 20 percent of infants and young children.
Sneezing, wheezing, watery eyes, and a runny nose aren’t the only symptoms of allergic diseases. Many people with allergic rhinitis also report feeling “slower” and drowsy. When their allergies are acting up, they have trouble concentrating and remembering.
Summertime means outdoor fun at weddings, festivals, and picnics. But uninvited guests ranging from stinging insects to grass pollen can ruin the fun for people with allergies & asthma.
A new survey finds that many Americans who self-diagnose themselves with nasal allergies or sinusitis have difficulty differentiating between symptoms of the two conditions. As a result, they may be misdiagnosing themselves and potentially experiencing a more severe form of the condition known as chronic sinusitis.
If you have red, bumpy, scaly, itchy, or swollen skin, is it because of a skin allergy? Here is a breakdown of the most common types of allergic skin conditions, what causes them, and how they can be treated.
Children whose mothers had high exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing asthma, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.