5 Ways to Prevent Shortness of Breath With COPD

Managing shortness of breath when you have COPD can be difficult. Luckily, you can minimize and prevent the frequency and severity of shortness of breath episodes by making a few lifestyle changes combined with proper treatment. You may be already taking rescue medications and using oxygen therapy to help relieve…

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Secrets about latex allergies you never knew

Secrets about latex allergies you never knew The basics People with latex allergies have an immune response to the natural rubber latex that is found in gloves, balloons and other items. There are three types of reactions to latex. The most severe, life-threatening is when a person has a full-on…

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Truths to know about insect allergies

Truths you should know about insect allergies No one likes getting stung by a bee. It can be traumatizing for a young child and annoying for everyone else. But for those with insect allergies, it can also be life-threatening. The most serious insect allergic reactions are  to five insects: Yellow jackets Honeybees…

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5 Food Allergy Bloggers You Should Follow

5 food allergy bloggers you should be following According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases. As many as many as 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children in the U.S. are affected. As with other chronic conditions,…

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When Your Kid is the One at School with Food Allergies

A couple of months ago I wrote about my thoughts, feelings and actions as a mom of a child with food allergies. That little one started kindergarten this year, so we’re going to be the ones at school with food allergies. So how did I prepare for the first day? It…

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