New research suggests that adult-onset food allergies are more common than previously though. Here’s how common they are, and what the top five adult food allergens are.
Not all allergens hibernate in the winter. Our allergist explains the reasons why you might actually suffer more in the winter.
You’re not imagining it! If you have hay fever, certain foods can make your mouth or throat itch or tingle. Allergist Martin Smith, MD, explains this phenomenon called oral allergy syndrome, or food-pollen syndrome.
Think your house is free of the eight most common allergens: cat, dog, cockroach, mouse, rat, mold and two types of dust mites? There’s a 99 percent chance you’re wrong. Allergist Sandra Hong, MD, explains.
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Do cats or pollen make you sneeze and cough? When symptoms affect both your nose and your lungs, you may have allergic asthma. Learn how to manage it.
Do you yell at the TV during football games? Force yourself to be heard even when you have laryngitis? Show your voice a little more love. Here’s how to preserve it over time.
Phlegm and excessive mucus may not be much of a conversation starter, but if you have too much of it, it can drive you crazy. Find out possible reasons why — and get tips to remedy the problem.
If you’re hoping to save money or time by using a home allergy test to find out what’s causing your allergy symptoms, you may want to reconsider. Home tests may not have the answers.
Lone Star tick bites are causing some people to develop an allergic reaction to red meats such as pork, beef or lamb. Find out why this can happen.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Allergist Sandra Hong, MD, answers this one about allergy symptoms.