Allergies

Asthma and Covid-19: What You Need to Know

If you’re suffering from asthma, you might be wondering how exactly Covid-19 affects you. After all, Covid-19 affects the respiratory system, potentially causing shortness of breath and other severe effects.  How can you protect yourself or your loved ones from the risk of Coronavirus and asthma? Read on to discover all you need to know…

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Alternatives to EpiPens: How to Save on Epinephrine

Back in the day, EpiPens used to cost just under $100 out-of-pocket. Now, the price is well over $600. If you don’t have insurance, that cost is prohibitive. In fact, even those with insurance may struggle (especially those with a high-deductible plan), making alternatives to EpiPens a more affordable and appealing option.  While many patients…

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Makeup and Eczema: Do They Mix?

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that affects 10-20% of the population.  Thanks to a damaged skin barrier, those with eczema have extra sensitive skin that can negatively respond to generally harmless substances such as soaps, pollen, pet fur — and make-up.  In this post, we’ll explore whether makeup and eczema mix, as well as…

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Medicare and Allergy Treatments: How Are You Covered?

By Danielle K. Roberts (see bio below) Do you suffer from allergies? Chances are that you do: In the United States, there are over 50 million allergy sufferers. Allergies can come in the form of skin allergies, food allergies, asthma, and seasonal airborne allergies. Allergic rhinitis (or hay fever) affects 25 million Americans, making it…

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Can a Nightshades Allergy Trigger Eczema?

Nightshade allergies are becoming increasingly common, but can it trigger an eczema flare up? Discover what Jennifer Fugo, MS, CNS, and founder of Skinterrupt has to say about this connection in our video below. Scroll down to read the full transcript. (begin transcript) Today, I want to talk to you about eczema and nightshades. A…

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Rethinking Baby Peanut Allergies with Dr. Ron Sunog

By Ron Sunog, MD (see bio below) Dr. Ron Sunog shares his thoughts on the newest LEAP study that provided groundbreaking news about baby peanut allergies and introducing baby food allergens early on in infancy. If you’re looking to introduce peanuts to your little one or feel skeptic, we definitely suggest reading on.

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Humidifiers for Eczema, Asthma and Allergies

If you constantly struggle to find remedies for your eczema, asthma and allergies, a humidifier can help your dry nose as well as your dry skin. The cool, moist mist humidifies the air to keep skin and tissue hydrated. There are so many humidifiers on the market that you might be wondering which one to…

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Eczema and Alcohol: Should You Avoid It?

Let’s be honest – who doesn’t love a little bit of alcohol here and there? Sometimes it can be difficult resisting a drink, but did you know that alcohol consumption can actually affect skin too? If you’ve never thought about the combination of eczema and alcohol, then we suggest you read on. Discover how alcohol…

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