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Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks, Editor

Multimedia Journalist specializing in science reporting. Bachelor's degree in Animal Science and Communications and MA in Broadcast Journalism.

What Kind of Allergies Are Triggered by Cold?


Typically, those who have summer allergies may... Read moreChevron

posted 01/15/2016, comments (0)|

stefana126, Community Member


allergy shots

I am going through the same issues. I had allergy shots for 25 weeks and as the weeks went by I felt my body getting weaker. It's 3 months since I've stopped the shots. I have an auto-immune deficiency, joint pain through my body (especially my knees and shoulder) I am so tired and my Dr says, it's not from the shots. I wasn't like this 6... Read moreChevron

posted 11/11/2015, comments (0)|

HappilyMarried2, Community Member



I have sensitive to smells for the last 20 years. About 8 months ago I started having trouble with deodorizing sprays, solids, plug ins, essential oils. And my problem is once I come in contact with the odors then 24 hours later my blood pressure elevates 160/100's.And now this week it elevated a few hours after being around deodorizing sprays... Read moreChevron

posted 09/24/2015, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria: When Medications Aren't Enough

About one out of a thousand people in the U.S. suffer from chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU). The number seems small, but when you consider the population of America we’re talking about 300,000 people. CIU is the diagnosis when people have hives occurring almost daily for six or more weeks. Some studies have tracked patients with CIU and... Read moreChevron

posted 09/09/2015, comments (0)|

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