Spring Sneezes and Wheezes

As parents, we all look forward to spring. In some parts of the country, it may seem to stretch out forever, with remnants of winter and cold rain intruding regularly. Nonetheless, the return of spring flowers, blooming shrubs and trees, and green leaves and grass is...

Children and Allergy Spray

Medical News Today reports that children often know best how to regulate their allergy spray. A recent 14-day study that compared the efficacy of an allergy spray in 304 children aged 6-11 years with seasonal allergic rhinitis showed that the result depended on who...

Allergies

  Cough, sneeze, watery eyes, runny nose, irritated skin, sometimes a wheeze and itchy throat: sound familiar? All of these are symptoms associated with allergies. An allergy is a sign that the body has encountered something it dislikes and is reacting to its...

What is an Allergy?

What is an allergy? An allergy is a sign that the body has encountered something it doesn’t like and is objecting to having it around. Allergies may result from almost anything that can be touched, breathed or ingested. They are particularly annoying to children...