Allergies

Does Your Child Have Hidden Allergies?

Most people regard allergic reactions as the typical presentation of asthma attacks, fits of sneezing and nasal congestion, runny or puffy eyes or skin rashes. There are, however, many other…

Asthma in Children and Exposure to Dust

Traditional thinking says that to protect your children from developing asthma, you should keep a spotless house. Well, there’s good news for busy parents everywhere – current research contradicts old…

Indoor Pollution and Allergies

Most allergy specialists around the world now agree that indoor air pollution is one of the most significant causes of asthma attacks and other allergic responses in children. The greatest…

Coping with Pollen Allergies

Everyone is familiar with grass pollen allergy, or hay fever as it is commonly known. The symptoms are plain to see. Sneezing, itchy, red eyes, runny nose and sometimes a…

Hyperactivity and Salicylates in Food

There has been much talk in the press about hyperactive toddlers and children, and it is easy for parents to wrongly label a naturally lively and energetic child as suffering…

Colic in a Breastfed Baby

Colic describes a condition where an otherwise healthy baby cries uncontrollably. The painful wind spasms and digestive upsets can send a baby into a crying fit that can last a…

Medicines That Make Sunshine a Danger

Many medications, alternative therapies, essential oils and fragrances can cause skin to break out into painful rashes, burns or other skin conditions when children are exposed to sunlight. There is…

Persistent Ear Problems

Ear infection, or acute otitis media, is the most common medical problem for children in the western world and the major reason for the use of antibiotics and pain relief…

Teenager’s Problems With Allergies

Just when you thought you had got your child’s allergies under control, along comes puberty and everything seems to get worse. This is not surprising, since immunologists have long known…

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