Allergies are no fun. They can cause a lack of sleep, loss of productivity and even bad moods. Fighting allergies before they start is a good way to keep them at bay all day. But did you know that certain exercises, and watching what you eat, can greatly affect the significance of your allergy symptoms? Find out what you can do to help ease those allergies starting now. Just Say Om Seasonal allergies are exacerbated by more than just pollen floating through the air. Stress can also ... Continue Reading
Some tips for keeping allergies at a minimum this spring.
Learn about common allergies in kids, and how to test your child for allergies.
It is that time of the year again. Allergies are rearing their ugly head, and everywhere you look, there are kids and adults alike sneezing, sniffling and just downright miserable. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAI) says that allergies are the most common chronic condition across the globe, and can range in severity from simple sneezing and sniffling to more serious, life-threatening conditions such as anaphylaxis. For kids, allergies can be even worse because they ... Continue Reading
Going to a party when you or child has food allergies can be nerve-wracking. Here are a few tips to make it just a little easier.
A few weeks ago one of my worst nightmares came true. As a parent of a child with food allergies (and having allergies myself) I always worry when we’re invited anywhere. Will there be anything we can eat? Will there be cross-contamination? Will the host be offended if I bring my own allergen-free meal along? I always, and I repeat ALWAYS, talk to the host beforehand to determine what they will be serving and what I should bring. Sometimes I bring my own version of the meal they're serving so ... Continue Reading