black woman sneezing into tissue

Don’t Stifle That Sneeze! You Could Get Hurt

Tags: allergies, allergy, sinus, sneezing

Clamping your nostrils and mouth shut during a sneeze might avoid disturbing others. But it could damage your eardrums or sinuses or cause an ear infection.

frozen pollen

Wetter Winter This Year Could Spell Allergy Woes

Tags: allergies, allergy, seasonal allergies, tips for winter weather, winter

Lots of snow fell this past winter, which means there's lots of water in the ground. That can set the stage for a bad allergy season.

beach vacation

Best Ways to Prevent Your Allergies on Vacation

Tags: allergies, allergy, food allergies, pets, pollen, travel tips, vacation

The best time of year to take a vacation is often the best time to catch a big whiff of pollen and get sidelined. Find practical tips for traveling with allergies, whether due to pollen, pets, dust food or bees.

man with his nose in the grass

New Pill Can Take the Place of Allergy Shot

Tags: allergies, allergy, FDA, medical innovations, pollen

Sometime soon, people with severe hay fever will be able to take a prescription pill -- rather than receive shots -- to control their symptoms. The FDA recently approved a drug for hay fever caused by certain grass pollens.

woman in winter jacket

Yes, You Really Can Be Allergic to the Cold

Tags: allergies, frostbite, hives, skin allergies, tips for winter weather, winter

After months of frigid weather, you might joke that you're allergic to the cold. But some people really do have an allergy to cold temperatures. Severe cases can lead to fainting, shock and even death.

blue neti pot

Safe Neti Pot Use: 3 Tips

Tags: allergies, colds, nasal congestion, sinus, sinusitis, surgery

New research shows that cold solutions used in nasal irrigation after sinus surgery can cause bony growths in the sinuses. Doctors caution — use only room temperature solutions.

Don’t Assume It’s Just a Yeast Infection

Don’t Assume It’s Just a Yeast Infection

Tags: allergies, genital warts, hemorrhoids, herpes zoster virus, skin infection, STD, yeast infection

The symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection are familiar to many women: itching, irritation, and usually a thick white discharge. It’s easy to simply reach for the anti-fungal treatments at the first sign of irritation -- and usually this does do the trick.

Sick in bed

Get Some Zzz’s: Nighttime Allergy Relief Tips

Tags: allergies, allergy, allergy prevention, sleep

Allergies to dust mites, mold, pollen and pet dander require that sufferers pay special attention to their sleeping space. Small changes can help people find relief from allergy symptoms.


Halloween Candy and Food Allergies

Tags: allergies, allergy, candy, Halloween

Food allergies can put a damper on Halloween fun. Learn how to choose treats that are safe for kids with allergies, for school parties and trick-or-treat.

Woman with allergies

5 Tips for Surviving Fall Allergies

Tags: air quality, allergies, antihistamines, ragweed

If fall means allergy season for you, you can take steps to clear your head.