While there’s no cure for eczema, that doesn’t mean you can’t control your disease. Although winter’s cold, dry weather is extra challenging when you have eczema, these seven tips can help you prevent flare-ups.
You don’t have to live with the discomfort and embarrassment of rashes and hives. Learn about the conditions and situations that trigger these skin irritations and how you can achieve long-term relief from annoying symptoms.
Is your runny nose and congestion caused by a cold, allergies, or a sinus infection? Your allergist will know for sure, but there are symptoms you can watch for that may help you decide when it’s time to see the doctor.
Ah, spring is over, and you think you’ll soon have relief from your runny nose and watery eyes. But what does it mean when your allergy symptoms won’t go away? Learn the difference between seasonal and perennial allergies.
The period from late February to summer tends to be the worst for many allergy sufferers.
Why? Because “tree pollens such as oak, maple, and river birch are blooming during this time,” making it peak allergy season in Virginia!
Symptoms of allergic rhinitis have other causes as well, the most customary being the common cold – an example of infectious rhinitis. Most infections are relatively short-lived, with symptoms improving in three to seven days.
When allergies make you feel miserable, you want relief FAST! A traditional allergy shot schedule takes months to finish, but an accelerated allergy shot schedule offers relief much quicker. Here’s how it works.
Allergies can make life miserable, and it’s difficult to obtain relief without knowing the exact cause of your symptoms. An allergist is a specialized physician who can perform the appropriate test to get you the relief you need.
Don’t rush out to buy a jar of peanut butter goodness yet, but help may be on the way if you or your child have a peanut allergy. Learn what researchers are discovering in the war against peanut allergies and what new therapies may be available soon.
Asthma sufferers may find their symptoms are worse during the cold weather months. Increased time indoors as well as the effects of breathing cold air outdoors can conspire to trigger more frequent and more severe attacks.
Getting the full benefit of allergy shots can take up to six months. But, what if you could cut that down to six weeks? With rush immunotherapy, it’s possible. Learn how this protocol can protect you against your allergies in no time.
After an abnormally wet summer season, this autumn in northern Virginia brings excessive weed pollen and high mold counts. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, here’s what you can do to prevent major allergy and asthma flare-ups.