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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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Traveling and Allergies

Traveling with allergies can be problematic sometimes, and you may not have considered the potential pitfalls. If you are very allergic to animals, make sure the destination (hotel room or friend’s house) has not had pets recently, depending on your sensitivity. Many hotel chains allow pets in their rooms, so it is important to check on this. You can check the pollen …

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