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Allergies

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about allergies, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

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Living With Chronic Hives

A severe outbreak left Marisa Zeppieri determined to overcome her challenging condition.

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Prevention

Superfoods for Chronic Hives Relief

By Allison Bush
Condition-specific support groups and organizations can help you understand conditions like hives, allergies and asthma.
Managing Flares

Need Help With Hives, Allergies or Asthma?

By Kristina Brooks

The Latest

cold allergy

Answers to 5 Questions About Cold-Induced Hives

Who gets them and why? We'll tell you everything we know about this unusual skin condition.

By Claire Gillespie
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Is it OK I Took 2 Tyrtec Tablets Instead of one by Mistake?

Question Asked by Anne I Accidentally Took 2 Zyrtec Tablets Instead Of One. Is This Harmful Or Dangerous? Answer Hi Anne, Thank you for your question. There have been reports of patients taking 15-18 times the recommended dose of Zyrtec (recommended ...

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Sneaky Ways Some Fabrics Can Trigger an Allergy Attack

In this current economic climate, serious belt tightening is in order. However, after all of my fall cleaning, yes I did that too, I was left with gaps in my wardrobe. I had given away so much that I no longer wore, no longer fit, or was too-seven-ye...

By Sloane Miller
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Tips for Staying Allergy-Free Over the 4th of July

The annual birthday celebration for the United States is this weekend. Follow these tips to stay healthy over the 4th of July, so you can enjoy all your planned fun outdoor and family activities. Allergy Triggers Are Lurking in All the Fun Places Pla...

By Kathi MacNaughton
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Best Places to Live in the U.S. if You Have Allergies

Twice a year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America analyzes the best and worst places to live in the U.S. with allergies. Twice every year the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America analyzes a variety of factors to come up with the worst pl...

By Kathi MacNaughton
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Does Salt Therapy for Allergies, Sinusitis, and Asthma Work?

Let’s face it… most of us hate the idea of putting medicine, a man-made chemical substance, into our bodies. Plus the fact that medicine costs money. And when you have a chronic illness like allergies and/or asthma, having to take medicine for the re...

By Kathi MacNaughton
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Outdoor Mold Allergy: Top Tips on the Seasonal Allergen

Outdoor mold is one of the more common instigators of allergy symptoms. Find out where it’s found and how to treat it!

By Kathi MacNaughton
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Living With

What to Know About Living with Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

Read real-world stories about the mental, physcial, and social challenges of living with chronic hives from people who experience it first-hand.

By Kristina Brooks
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Does Allegra work well for a mold Allergy?

Question Asked by laught Does Allegra Work Well For A Mold Allergy?? Zyrtec And Claritin Aren’t Doing Much. Answer My experience is that different people respond differently to different medications. I find that Allegra works best for all of my aller...

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What is the Difference Between Allegra with Sudafed and Allegra D?

Question Asked by hannah What Is The Difference In Allegra Combined With Sudafed And Allegra D Alone? Have been taking Sudafed 120 mg (OTC) combined with Allegra 180 mg (RX) once daily in morning since the fall and this has been working. Now I have b...