Category Archives: Allergy
Did you know that allergies can affect the eyes? As a matter of fact the burning sensation, itchiness, bulging eyelids and watery eyes could be a result of allergies. Eye allergies can be bothersome and distressing. The good thing is you don’t have to visit the doctor if you suffer from itchy, red and teary eyes. You can treat allergies that affect the eye the same way you would treat other allergies like nasal congestion using natural allergy relievers.
Spring brings different things to all of us. For some it’s a time to finally get back to jogging outside, for others it’s a time to clean the backyard and plant this year’s garden. Whichever way we decide to enjoy the spring weather, we must also be prepared for the arrival of nasty allergies.
Wheat allergy is one of the various food allergies that a person might suffer from. Food allergies are commonly caused due to certain components of the food, commonly protein, and are different from food intolerance, which is caused due to the inflammation of the small intestine when the body fails to digest certain food items.
Hay fever, medically termed allergic rhinitis, is an allergic response to pollen that effects the mucous membranes of the air passages, eyes and nose. Symptoms include watery discharge from the eyes and nose, itchy eyes and/or throat, sneezing and nervous irritability.
Natural Allergy Remedies?
So you suffer from the misery of allergies, I know the feeling. I have suffered from allergies for over 40 years and I know how debilitating they can be. I wanted to understand what allergies are, and how I could reduce or even eliminate the symptoms naturally.
If you are allergic to peanuts then you suffer from allergies Type 1 what is also called Contact Allergies.
If you are allergic to dogs then you suffer from Allergies Type 1, also called Contact Allergies. You can be allergic to dander, saliva, or urine. Pet hair itself does not product allergic reactions in individual, but the dog dander that will stick to the dog hair will.
If you have Strawberry Allergy then you suffer from allergies Type 1 what is also called Contact Allergies.
An Allergic Cross-reactions is usually an allergic response to a protein found in some foods and another food will have a similar or closely related protein. For example if you are allergic to one of the 4 different proteins found in wheat then the possibility of you being allergic to a similar protein found in Rye is increased.
Nasal allergies are caused by inhaled substances. The lining of the nose reacts to these particles by swelling and increasing mucous production which results in a blocked, runny nose.
Dealing with a baby allergy can be difficult for parents; they often work very hard to keep their child from whatever they have an allergy to and then often need to help the child cope with an allergy attack when it does happen.
Honey bees attack people in two instances, when they feel their hive is attacked or when they themselves are threatened.
Wheat allergies in children occur when a child’s immune system responds to the protein contents of wheat.
Some years ago I wrote several articles touting the use of local honey to help alleviate seasonal pollen allergy/hay fever symptoms.
As one who makes his living by writing about allergies and asthma I am often asked about the potential health benefits of using local honey.