Archives by Tag 'Pollen'

Hay Fever; Is It Real Fever?

For too many, the concept of hay fever is ambiguous. However, understanding of how does one gets hay fever, how does one become a carrier, the early symptoms and its definitive potential risk are pieces of information still needed to be disseminated to the public. It is important to spread awareness so that people can [...]

Tips for Achieving a Stronger Immune System

There are a number of different factors that can affect the health of your immune system. Your immune system is almost non-existent when you are first born and it becomes stronger as you are exposed to different viruses and illnesses. It will start to weaken again as you get older, which is why it is [...]

Facts and Statistics of Asthma in Children (Infographic)

One of the chronic health problems affecting the quality of lives of children in the US today is asthma. This happens when the interior walls of the air pipes carrying air to the lungs become sore or bulge a bit. Of the 20 million people in US suffering from asthma, about 9 million are children. The chances of Asthma turning into a [...]

How to make the Most out of Allergy Season

Don’t let the spring season send you into hiding just because you suffer from allergies! There are numerous ways you can manage your allergies and still enjoy the beautiful weather and the best Mother Nature has to offer. There are countless allergy prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines you can take, but there are also all-natural ways [...]

Asthma

What is Asthma? Unlike a normal person, the lungs and airways of people with asthma are hypersensitive to various trigger factors, such as exercise, pollens or cold air. They react abnormally and due to these reactions the airways become narrower, reducing the space for air to flow through and making it harder to breathe. Continued [...]