Indoor allergies

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Preventing Allergic Reactions

Talisa_Aafa
  • By Talisa_Aafa · Posted November 5, 2013
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  • There is a lot of conventional wisdom about allergies and how to handle them, and not all of it is right. Check out this article by AAFA ambassador, Robin Wilson, detailing some common misconceptions ...

air purifier

bastille1
  • By bastille1 · New reply October 7, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Need air filter machine for black mold particles, mold which is my biggest allergy. Cannot move into 200 plus year old house--- yes I cleaned, scrubbed, dehumidifier. Need advice on air filtration purifier ...

Is it really dust mites or something else?

Mikeyo
  • By Mikeyo · New reply May 8, 2013
  • 16 replies
  • Hello everyone. I am a parent of a 5 year old boy. It has been a year since he started having coughing fits, and constantly clearing his throat..sometimes i listen to him at night i could hear mucous ...

Sinus Irrigation

bedmiston
  • By bedmiston · New reply January 9, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Just wondering if anyone has used a sinus irrigation system...There is one called SinusPulse Elite. My husband has sleep apnea but when he is congested he can't use his machine. He has been to the allergist ...

Do you have a severe cat allergy & share washing facilties w/ a cat owner?

ParkerMillie
  • By ParkerMillie · New reply December 31, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • Please help, I am trying to understand tcat allergies! I recently found the IDEAL living situation for myself and my roomate after many hours of work, research and sadly disappointing situations that ...

Dust Mite allergy

Ben2012
  • By Ben2012 · Posted December 29, 2012
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  • I only have a small filter that is 16 by 25 by one. I wonder if they have other filters. That is what fits for mine . Has ...

BAD DUST MITE ALLERGY

susan653
  • By susan653 · New reply August 30, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • I was diagnosed about 2 months ago with a horrible dust mite allergy. Before I found out I went to my Dr. and she just said take Allegra. I wound up at the local medical center for breathing problems ...

Bad Allergies These Last Two Months

StopSneezing
  • By StopSneezing · New reply August 22, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • Have had terrible allergies these past few months. Yes, we have a cat and need to brush him more. Will vacuum more often. Need to clean curtains more often and work on getting rid of dust mites. Want ...

Sick all the time

missboss
  • By missboss · New reply May 22, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • I have recently lost my job due to working in a warehouse for over 3 years with little to no ventillation and I became very allergic to dust and mold. I have been out of work now for approx 1.5 months ...

MULTI CHEMICAL SENSITIVITIES

julieshrive
  • By julieshrive · Posted April 29, 2012
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  • Check out health Unblocked UK FibroAction re Chemical sensitivities there seems to be overlap & connection here regarding perfume & cleaning agents ...

acupuncture for allergies

nursejane
  • By nursejane · Posted March 11, 2012
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  • Has anyone had any experience with being tested for allergies of all kinds by a chiropractor and treated with acupuncture ...

Atypical Allergy Symptoms

Girafferider
  • By Girafferider · New reply October 29, 2011
  • 8 replies
  • Does anyone else have atypical allergy symptoms (for example, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, tiredness ...

My (antdust's) Story/New to Website.....

antdust
  • By antdust · Posted August 10, 2011
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  • Hi Everyone, My name is "antdust" I'm a new member on this asthma/allergy support forum. And here is my story: -I've been diagnosed with allergies/asthma for about a year or so (since summer of 2010 ...

Foreign Students with Allergies Seeking Host Families

yfu-newengland
  • By yfu-newengland · Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Are you a family that might be interested in hosting a foreign exchange student with severe allergies? We are Youth for Understanding (YFU), a leading exchange organization. We're looking for families ...

What do You do to improve your environment?

Shareeanne
  • By Shareeanne · New reply April 21, 2011
  • 6 replies
  • I suffer from allergies and asthma. For many years I let my condition control my life, but I'm now actively working on improving my life. One way I've found helpful is making changes to my surroundings ...

Healthy Homes

kaydk
  • By kaydk · Posted December 8, 2010
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  • It seems my home is making me sick. And it is worse this time of year. After coming back from vacation I noticed the house smelled funny. Within a few minutes my nose was running and eyes burning. The ...

Blood vs skin allergy tests

msarmywife
  • By msarmywife · New reply December 2, 2010
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  • A few yrs ago I had a skin allergy test which showed several things which includes mold. The place I moved to here on an Army base has visible mold. To even get an air test or anything I have to see the ...

Sublingual Immunotherapy (Allergy Drops)

allergyspecific
  • By allergyspecific · New reply November 16, 2010
  • 15 replies
  • Hi I m interested in people's thoughts on sublingual immunotherapy, also known as allergy drops. Full disclosure here, I sell allergy drops online. I am asking here because, while we have feedback from ...

Traveling with Allergies and Asthma

suitcaseallergist
  • By suitcaseallergist · New reply November 7, 2010
  • 2 replies
  • New site making it easier for allergic travelers to find hypoallergenic accomodations. AllerPassMD is an allergist managed site, listing and rating hotel rooms as a function of their suitability to particular ...

Congestion

Calyn
  • By Calyn · New reply May 17, 2010
  • 4 replies
  • Have had congestion for years that my doctor won't take seriously except to prescribe Flonase. I didn't like taking it and it wasn't that effective so I quit. The congestion has now caused chronic bad ...

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