Allergies

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

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Allergy Myths: How Much Do You Know?

Do people really outgrow their environmental allergies? Time to learn allergy fact from fiction.

By Rachel Zohn

How to Sleep Better With Hay Fever

Hay fever can make it more difficult to sleep. Here’s how to sleep easier this hay fever season.

By Martin Reed

Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Chronic Hives

Talking to your doctor about treatments and lifestyle changes can help you manage your chronic hives. Here are some of the best questions to ask your doctor.

By Eileen Bailey

What’s New in Lyme Disease Research

In a recent study, researchers surveyed nine of the national parks on the East Coast and found ticks carrying the disease in every park tested.

By Eileen Bailey

What You Need to Know: Lyme Disease

Helpful information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.

By Eileen Bailey

Managing Stress with Urticaria

If you have chronic urticaria, it is good to pay attention to how your body signals you are under stress. There are some changes you can make to your daily life to help reduce stress.

By Eileen Bailey

Chronic Hives - Myths and Facts

Many times, the cause of the disease is never known, resulting in much disinformation and a variety of myths surrounding the condition.

By Eileen Bailey

A New Approach to Treating Peanut Allergy

Credit: Thinkstock In early 2017, the National Institutes of Health released recommendations on introducing peanut foods to infants as an approach to preventing peanut allergy. One of the guidelines recommends that infants who are at high risk of dev...

By Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

Needle-Free Allergy Relief

Immunotherapy tablets or drops may be just as effective as allergy shots at reducing symptoms over the longterm.

By HealthAfter50

How to Use Allergy Nasal Spray

If you use Flonase, follow these steps to ensure you get an adequate dosage of the drug.

By HealthAfter50