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Category Archives: Allergies
Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. It affects multiple body systems including the skin, gastrointestinal, respiratory and cardiovascular system. Symptoms can start within seconds or minutes … Full Entry
During the winter, dry air is often the cause of chapped lips, dry skin and irritated sinus passages. Doctors might advise that the moisture from a humidifier could soothe dry … Full Entry
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends parents introduce allergenic and non-allergenic foods – including peanuts – starting around 4-6 months of age, in infants without a history of an … Full Entry
We were guilty of the adage “ignorance is bliss.” Allergic to food? Sure, we’d heard stories, but we never knew anyone who had a life-threatening food allergy. The concept was foreign to us, … Full Entry