An allergy is an exaggerated immune response or reaction to substances that are generally not harmful. Allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance such as pollen, bee venom or pet dander.
These 3 Pillars of Radiant Health can serve as guideposts for many health issues that may come up: protecting your microbiota, changing how and what you eat, and choosing non-toxic subsitutes.
NBC and other media outlets have recently reported findings from a study released this summer in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The media reports that hand-sanitizers and being "too clean" can actually produce unintended effects, including greater incidence of allergies and asthma among children.
Allergies can be extremely difficult to deal with, especially when sufferers deal with year-round symptoms. Luckily, there are safe, natural alternatives to the harsh pharmaceutical options.
If what we're doing may contribute to the new normal of childhood chronic illness, then here are 7 bold and brave ways to keep baby safe.
Not so long ago a family farm produced a myriad of crops for their family and neighbors. Today’s farms are a different proposition altogether, and monoculture food production is not only hard on the soil and the environment, but is causing allergies to these very foods that are supposed to sustain us.
StarLink™ maize, the first genetically modified organism to be pulled off the market over a decade ago due to safety concerns, was recently found to be contaminating food products in Saudi Arabia. Does this mean that an illegal form of GM corn is still being produced in the US? And if so, renewed testing of US corn-containing products intended for human consumption both domestically and abroad should be initiated immediately.
The hay fever season is upon us and as pollen counts and tissue sales soar we review the evidence of the use black seed oil for hay fever treatment.
There are a broad range of evidence-based natural allergy remedies available today. Pat Robinson, of Heal Thyself, has done a great job of summarizing a few of the many studies found on GreenMedInfo.com on the topic.
Are you aware that aspirin allergy may translate to food allergies? An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away. Aspirin and salicylic acid allergy appears to be most common in HLA-II type individuals, which includes many non-celiac and celiac gluten sensitive persons.