Category Archives: Allergies

4 tips for traveling with food allergies

Having a food allergy shouldn’t hold you or your family back from traveling! However, it does require good planning and preparation, so you can relax and have fun without unnecessary … Full Entry »

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Spring allergy season is headed our way

Spring is almost upon us, and trees and plants are pollinating earlier this year with Houston’s mild winter. With the beautiful weather and new foliage, some children will experience sneezing, … Full Entry »

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Anaphylaxis: Be prepared!

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 »

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Humidifiers and indoor allergies

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 »

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Introducing peanut butter to infants

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 »

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