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Allergies – The What, Who, and How to Manage

Summer for many means the return of seasonal allergies as trees and flowers bloom, and grasses return to green. Also called allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, seasonal allergies affect more than 50 million Americans including 40 percent of children. There is more to allergies though than environmental factors including food and medicinal reactions. There are many things to consider, and we’re breaking it down for you.

How to Identify Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Gluten intolerance is gaining importance and attention. This is a health condition that affects more people than most realize. It may be the source behind various ongoing health and weight related conditions that have gone unchecked. There are a few things about gluten intolerance that you need to understand, including symptoms, before making the necessary dietary changes that will improve your health.

Allergies and Behavior Problems in Children

Allergies are most recognizable by the physical symptoms they cause. You can easily make the connection between a bee sting and the excessive swelling or a peanut butter cup and the incredibly itchy hives. Symptoms can also include behavior changes, which are harder to associate with a specific allergen.

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Children and Allergies: Early Detection for Future Ailment Prevention

Allergies can affect anyone but they most often appear in infancy or childhood and 40% of children suffer from allergies. In fact, allergies in children result in 2 million missed school days and $2.3 million in health care costs per year.