Allergies affect approximately 20 percent of Americans causing a great deal of misery. The tendency to have an allergy is inherited. When one parent is allergic, their child has a 50% chance of also having an allergy. That risk goes up to 75% when both parents have an allergy, though not necessarily to the same thing. […]
When you have skin allergies, the hardest part of having red, itchy skin, hives, or swollen spots on your skin is trying to go about your day normally while avoiding scratching the itchy parts. The itch can be so intense that you sort of forget what’s the reason behind the itching, which would really be the thing you […]
Cat Allergies are one of the most common forms of allergies. Cats are one of the most loved pets in the world, no question about it. More than 50% of all households in the United States own dogs and cats. Statistics in the past have shown that over 10 million people in the U.S. alone […]
Do you think you’re a pet owner who thinks that you can be allergic to your dog? If you are, you may be looking for guidance. All things considered, there is nothing worse than understanding that you are allergic to your beloved pet or pets.
Medical literature have quite a number of entries devoted to the study of urticaria and what causes it. Let us try to look into them right now in the succeeding paragraphs. We will even find ourselves getting more and more into the root of the matter on the causes of urticaria. When you say you are suffering from the medical condition known as urticaria, it is simply you experiencing ‘hives’. It comes in the form of a skin rash with a bump, and it itches quite a bit. These bumps are typically raised, relative to the rest of the skin, and they are typically red in color.
Nearly eight percent of people experience food allergies. This is from American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Those having multiple food allergies in that group are nearly a third. Peanuts are the most known allergies, followed by shellfish and milk. Nevertheless, there are different allergies that affect different people.
Allergies are a common occurrence these days. Our environment contains allergens both indoors and outdoors, and you can be exposed to one or the other or both at the same time. Read the following information to learn the best ways to deal with that awful, itchy feeling in your eyes and nose.
It is very common to get hives which has the appearance of red, nasty bumps in your skin. It is generally brought on by an allergic reaction to medicines or meals. Your body releases chemicals which make your skin swell up in hives.
Food allergies are a serious problem but the most serious is a peanut allergy. Approximately 80% of all cases are seriously fatal, which could end in death or hospitalization. The United States alone has a rate of 1.5 million known peanut allergies and this rate is constantly climbing. Our First World friends are seeing the same trend in their country.