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Even Your Doctor Might Not Understand Chronic Hives

Despite comprehensive testing, doctors are unable to determine the cause of chronic hives 80 to 90 percent of the time. The good news is chronic hives is less difficult to manage now compared to 20 years ago. The key is knowing your trigger points.

By James Thompson, M.D.

Food Allergy Safety Tips for Dining Out

For people with food allergies, restaurant dining often means using a number of strategies to avoid a life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis.

By Diane Domina

Xolair Update: Six months later

Survey says — Xolair appears to be working its magic six months later.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

4 Ways to Prevent Fall Asthma Flares

If you have asthma, you know that flare-ups spike in the fall. But you can get through these trigger months. Here are four strategies to try.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

5 Tips for Staying on Top of Asthma

Here are five of my favorite tips for dealing with asthma so that you’ll have a healthier year ahead.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

What's It Like To Live With Chronic Hives?

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

Debunking 3 Myths About Chronic Hives

Feeling confused about what causes chronic idiopathic urticaria and how to treat it? Get the facts here.

By Eileen Bailey

Need Help With Hives, Allergies or Asthma?

These are the leading organizations and online support tools that can help you navigate the challenges of living with these sometimes overwhelming conditions.

By Kristina Brooks

Keeping Kids Happy with Allergies

This might be difficult when the weather is nice, but sometimes the best way to treat allergy symptoms is to avoid allergens to begin with. So when the pollen count starts to rise, try to keep your kids indoors as much as possible.

By Allison Bush

8 Tips for Allergy-Proof Holiday Celebrations

Communication and planning are the keys to safe, allergy-free holiday celebrations. Food allergies can be a challenge at family gatherings and holiday celebrations.

By Gina Clowes