Severe Insect Allergies

Summer is the season of pool parties, fireworks, s’mores, and less delightfully, stinging insects that can cause a life-threatening reaction in 4 percent of the population. If you’re one of the estimated 2 million people in the United States who suffer from severe insect allergies, just setting foot outdoors during the warmer months can be … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Severe Allergies

Register for Online Chat Do you have severe allergies? Do you have a question about allergies that you would like to ask a doctor? Join us as Frank Eidelman, MD, Cleveland Clinic’s Chairman of the Department of Allergy and Immunology answers your questions about severe allergies, including diagnosis, treatment and management of the chronic illness. … Read More

Can a Pet Help Prevent Allergies?

Getting a new pet is probably the last thing on your mind when you have a baby on the way, but it could be your child’s best defense against allergies. As counter-intuitive as it may sound, having a family pet may help keep your little ones from developing allergies to dogs or cats later in … Read More

Health Tip: Avoid Dust Mites in Your Pillow

No matter how picky we are about our bunkmates, there will always be unwelcome visitors. Namely, dust mites. Dust mites are microscopic organisms that live in dust and in the fibers of household objects, such as pillows, mattresses, carpet, and upholstery. Dust mites especially love warm environment like your bed, just as much as you … Read More

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