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Allergy Prevention Methods
Allergy Prevention Methods
A summary of ways to prevent common allergies, from avoidance, to immunotherapy, antihistamines and breastfeeding infants....
Allergy Tests
Allergy Tests
A summary of why it’s important to test for allergens if suffering from allergic symptoms, and of the types of allergy tests that might be offered....
Allergy Treatment Options for Children
Allergy Treatment Options for Children
What are the treatment options for children with allergies? A summary of avoidance tactics, medication and immunotherapy....
Alternative and Holistic Treatments for Allergies
Alternative and Holistic Treatments for Allergies
A basic introduction to the various different ways in which alternative medicine can help with everyday allergies...
Are Allergies Inherited?
Are Allergies Inherited?
The immune system is designed to protect people against infection by reacting against and destroying harmful outsiders such as viruses and bacteria. Sometimes, though,…...
Are Kids Allergies on the Increase?
Are Kids Allergies on the Increase?
It is commonly accepted that children's allergies seem to be increasing, the only problem is trying to determine a specific reason for this....
Are Vaccines Safe for Children With Allergies?
Are Vaccines Safe for Children With Allergies?
Vaccines protect children against infectious diseases, such as measles, mumps, German measles or flu. Allergies to vaccines are very rare, but they do happen…...
Can Allergies Stunt Growth?
Can Allergies Stunt Growth?
Having children with allergies, whatever form they are, is a concern for parents, and worries about any effects that it might have on growth just add to this....
Can Children Grow Out of Allergies?
Can Children Grow Out of Allergies?
Many children have allergies to certain foods or other allergens such as tree or grass pollen, and some will grow out of the allergy by the time they become adults....
Can Food in Pregnancy Cause Children's Allergies?
Can Food in Pregnancy Cause Children's Allergies?
Women who have allergies, asthma and eczema themselves, or have family members including a child with allergies, asthma or eczema, have a higher risk of having…...
Childhood Birthday Parties and Allergies
Childhood Birthday Parties and Allergies
This article looks at what to avoid food wise when arranging a child's birthday party...
Diagnosis of Allergies in Kids
Diagnosis of Allergies in Kids
A summary of how your doctor will diagnose allergy in children including the types of allergy test they might run....
Food Allergy Tests For Children
Food Allergy Tests For Children
Food allergies are very common in children and most are not serious. If you suspect your child has an allergy to a food product, there are various ways of finding out…...
Herbal Helpers for Allergy Relief
Herbal Helpers for Allergy Relief
An introductory guide to how allergy sufferers can use traditional herbs found in nature to help ease their symptoms....
How Do Allergy Drugs Work?
How Do Allergy Drugs Work?
An allergic response happens when the body ‘misreads’ something harmless, such as pollen, as something harmful. When the immune system is faced with a harmful invader,…...
How to Reduce the Risk of Allergy
How to Reduce the Risk of Allergy
More and more children seem to be developing allergies, and it’s not completely clear why. There are a few approaches that might prevent the development of allergies,…...
How to Spot an Allergic Child
How to Spot an Allergic Child
A summary of some of the physical signs that a child has an allergy or is an allergy sufferer....
Informing School/Nursery About Allergies
Informing School/Nursery About Allergies
Most parents worry every time the child is not in their care, but those parents with children suffering from food allergies may have reason to worry more....
Keeping an Allergic Child Safe
Keeping an Allergic Child Safe
How to keep an allergic child safe when they are not with you – at school, nursery or on school trips....
Managing Children's Allergies at School
Managing Children's Allergies at School
Managing your childs allergies can be hard especially at school be prepare the school and your child on how to deal with the allergy or reaction when your not there....
Myths About Allergies
Myths About Allergies
There are many myths around allergies - here is a selection of those that aren't true, and some that might be....
Potential Causes of Allergies in Kids
Potential Causes of Allergies in Kids
The most common causes of allergies in children, including food, animal, pollen, dust mite and sting allergies....
Quiz: Can you Spot Allergy Warning Signs
Quiz: Can you Spot Allergy Warning Signs
Take our short easy-to-follow quiz and find out if you understand the risks allergic reactions can pose to your children...
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Kids Allergies?
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Kids Allergies?
Find out how much you already know about the wide and interesting world of allergies with our easy quiz. No cheating now!...
Signs and Symptoms of Allergies in Children
Signs and Symptoms of Allergies in Children
A summary of the signs and symptoms of childhood allergies, talking to your doctor and keeping an allergy diary....
Teenage Kids and Allergies
Teenage Kids and Allergies
A summary of teenage allergy and how to manage allergies in teenage children including ideas on stress, hormonal changes, body image and confidence....
The Effects of Pollution on Kids Allergies
The Effects of Pollution on Kids Allergies
A summary of the kinds of pollution and pollutants that can bring on allergies or make asthma and allergy symptoms worse in children....
What are Allergies?
What are Allergies?
A summary of physical changes that take place during an allergic reaction, symptoms of allergy and what happens during anaphylactic shock....
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