Tag Archives: Food allergies

7 Myths About Allergies That Might Surprise You

1.  MYTH:  Mold allergies can’t affect you if you stay away from “moldy” places like basements, cellars and other dark, damp places. Mold spores are carried by the wind.  People who are allergic to mold suffer most in the summer and early fall with seasonal allergies.   In warm climates, they thrive year round.   Walking through tall vegetation or even cutting …

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The Facts About Allergies and What You Can Do About Them

One out of six Americans suffers from allergic disease.  Millions of dollars are spent on medications, physician services and missed days from work and school. What Exactly Is An Allergy? You are well aware of what allergy symptoms an allergy produces in your body, but do you understand what an allergy is?  It is an abnormal over-reaction to an ordinarily …

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Coping with, Preventing and Treating Food Allergies

In the US alone there are as many as 7 million people living with a life threatening food allergy many of which are related to the peanut family.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report this past October showing that food allergies are on the rise in children, with three million children in the U.S. now having …

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