The powerful therapeutic benefits of TCM herb Fang Feng
(Natural News) In traditional Chinese medicine, Fang Feng (Saposhnikoviae divaricata) has been used to treat various health conditions, including allergic rhinitis and rheumatism. A study review, which was published in the Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, confirmed that this traditional Chinese herb is indeed an effective natural remedy for allergic rhinitis. For the study review,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can honey products be used to remedy allergic rhinitis symptoms?
(Natural News) Allergies are a recurring health problem that cannot be cured, only alleviated. Traditional medicine systems prescribe a number of herbal remedies that include royal jelly and green propolis. Japanese researchers investigated the means by which these natural products can improve the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. One of the most important molecules involved in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can the minerals found in your hair determine your risk of developing hay fever?
(Natural News) Japanese scientists have found a way to identify your likelihood of contracting hay fever based on the concentration of minerals in your hair. The results are different for men and women. Your mineral intake helps determine your susceptibility to diseases. For instance, certain minerals, like zinc, iron, and selenium, are linked to a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Could Move Ragweed Season North
Climate change may push ragweed – the plant that triggers hay fever – farther north in the United States in the next 35 years, scientists say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Could Change the Ragweed Sneezin' Season
THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- If you live in Maine and you've never experienced hay fever, new research predicts that climate change has an unwelcome surprise in store for you. Warmer temperatures in the northern United States will allow ragweed --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Causes Post-Inflammatory Hypopigmentation?
Discussion Hypopigmentation can be worrisome for many families because of cosmesis and the worry that “something is wrong.” The normal natural changes in skin-tone over the year due to different light exposure and wide variations within individuals is not something that many people are aware of. Post-inflammatory hypopigmentation is a common cause of hypopigmentation. Vitiligo is the most common cause of depigmentation. Vitiligo is an acquired, depigmenting disorder with typical lesions appearing as milky white macules with distinct margins that are not scaly. Hair (including eyebrows and eyelashes) can be dep...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ragweed may expand its range northward with climate change
(University of Massachusetts at Amherst) A new predictive model developed by an ecologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a climate scientist at the University of Washington suggests that climate change may allow common ragweed to extend its growing range northward and into major northeast metro areas, worsening conditions for millions of people with hay fever and asthma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stinging nettle can be used to remedy diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and allergic rhinitis
(Natural News) Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is an interesting plant with a nutritional profile that has been compared to that of spinach. It also has powerful medicinal properties that make it ideal as an herbal treatment for certain diseases, including diabetes. Stinging nettle, also called common nettle or just nettle, is an edible plant, but... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manage your allergic rhinitis with Yu ping feng san, a Chinese herbal medicine
(Natural News) Allergic rhinitis, which is often triggered by allergen exposure, is a common nasal problem affecting adults. In Chinese herbal medicine, Yu ping feng san has been used to treat this problem. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has proven that Yu ping feng san is a safe and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergies: the scourge of modern life?
Our ancestors didn ’t suffer from hay fever and food allergies were extremely rare even a few decades ago. What is causing the steep rise in their incidence now?To anyone from Generation X or older, it often feels like food allergies are far more common today than in their youth. While they remember them being rare or nonexistent in their school days, their own children will have classmates with allergies or they may have one themselves.According to theFood Standards Agency, estimates suggest that about 5-8% of children and 1-2% of adults are affected by food allergies in the UK. The recent headlines about fatal alle...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Vybarr Cregan-Reid Tags: Allergies Health Society Science Medical research Eczema Hay fever Source Type: news

Allergy research: Test predicts outcome of hay fever therapies
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Allergen-specific immunotherapy can considerably improve everyday life for allergy sufferers. It is unclear, however, what exactly happens during this treatment. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen investigated the processes taking place in the body over the course of a three-year allergen-specific immunotherapy. The researchers found clues as to why the allergy immunization takes so long and how the chances of success can be determined at a very early stage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use cromolyn sodium to treat allergies
Cromolyn sodium is a widely available medication for preventing and treating nasal allergies, such as hay fever and pet or dust allergies. It comes as a nasal solution and works by preventing the release of histamines in the nose. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Hay fever: Could symptoms of the pollen allergy mean you are allergic to your house?
HAY FEVER is dominant during the summer months, when it is warm and windy, as this is when the pollen count is highest. But if symptoms persist in the autumn onwards, it could actually be a sign you are allergic to things within your own home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A deep look at nasal polyps offers insights into allergic diseases
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital, along with collaborators from the Broad Institute and MIT, have used some of the most advanced sequencing technology to peer into nasal polyps, gleaning new insights not only into this condition but also the severe form of inflammation that may lead to other disorders, such as asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic eczema. The team's findings are published Aug. 22, 2018 online in Nature. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can a spray REALLY stop you snoring or help you to lose weight?
In the UK, we spend £10 million a year on hay fever sprays alone. Here, experts offer their verdicts on some of the more novel over-the-counter products. We then rated them... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Kimishige Ishizaka, Who Found Allergy Link, Dies at 92
Working with his wife, he identified an antibody that, in allergic individuals, produces excess amounts of histamine, which makes them sneeze. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SAM ROBERTS Tags: Asthma Immune System Antihistamines Hay Fever Johns Hopkins University Deaths (Obituaries) Kimishige Ishizaka Source Type: news

Genes could cause millions of cases of hay fever, say scientists
Researchers from the German Research Centre for Environmental Health and the University of Copenhagen studied nearly a million people and found linked 20 genes to hay fever for the first time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study reveals new genetic risk factors for hay fever
Researchers have discovered new risk genes for hay fever in the largest genetic study on this type of allergy. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World's largest study on allergic rhinitis reveals new risk genes
(Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health) An international team of scientists led by Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen and University of Copenhagen has presented the largest study so far on allergic rhinitis in the journal 'Nature Genetics'. The data of nearly 900,000 participants revealed loci in the human genome whose changes significantly increase the risk of disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Major study identifies new hay fever risk genes
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) In a large international study involving almost 900,000 participants, researchers from the University of Copenhagen and COPSAC have found new risk genes for hay fever. It is the largest genetic study so far on this type of allergy, which affects millions of people around the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Is the Evidence of Local Allergic Rhinitis Growing? Is the Evidence of Local Allergic Rhinitis Growing?
Recent advances have led to a better understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of local allergic rhinitis. Find out what there is to know.Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eating burgers three times a week raises people's risk of asthma
Researchers from Sichuan University, China, found that regularly indulging in the fast-food staple increases the risk of sufferers having four or more asthma attacks a year, as well as hay fever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep if you have hay fever: Keep symptoms at bay by avoiding this drink
HOW TO sleep if you have hay fever: With the pollen count being at a record high over the last couple of weeks hay fever sufferers have been feeling the brunt of symptoms, particularly at night when trying to get to sleep. But there are things you can do to help you get a good night ’s rest, according to TV doctor, Dr Pixie McKenna. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis
A team of review authors from the UK and Thailand worked with theCochrane ENT Group to evaluate the benefits ofnasal saline irrigation in people with allergic rhinitis.Allergic rhinitis is inflammation (swelling and/or irritation) of the inside of the nose caused by allergies and is common in both children and adults. Common causes include grass or tree pollen, mould, dust mites or animal dander (tiny flakes of skin). People with allergic rhinitis experience symptoms (nasal obstruction, runny nose, nasal itching and sneezing) that may affect their quality of life.Nasal saline irrigation (also known as nasal douche, wash or...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Take supplements containing this vitamin to relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Hay fever sufferers have another tough week ahead of them this week after the Met Office warned a “very high” pollen count would continue to sweep across the UK this week. Tablets and nasal sprays are recommended forms of treatment to relieve symptoms, but what else can you try if these don’t work? Health experts recommend taking a particular supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Take this 7p a day supplement to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Hay fever sufferers have another tough week ahead of them this week after the Met Office warned a “very high” pollen count would continue to sweep across the UK this week. Tablets and nasal sprays are recommended forms of treatment to relieve symptoms, but what else can you try if these don’t work? Health experts recommend taking a particular supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The one hay fever tip that'll help you beat this summer's pollen bomb
Warm April temperatures triggered a so-called ‘pollen bomb’, kick-starting the mass release of pollen from birch, plane and oak trees, and then grass. Here's how you can cope... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Met Office warns of ‘very high’ pollen - this trick could prevent symptoms
HAY fever symptoms are expected to continue this week as the Met Office warns of ‘very high’ pollen counts in some parts of the UK. Prevent signs of hayfever by doing this trick every time you go outside. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schoolboy, 7, with severe hay fever saw his face TREBLE in size
Jay-Jay Reid, seven, from Chester, started struggling to breathe, with his worried parents Leanne, 26, and Andrew, 29, saying doctors initially thought he had been beaten up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TV doctor explains the ingredients to look for when choosing a hay fever remedy
Dr Zoe Williams explained on ITV's This Morning people should look specifically for cetirizine or loratadine when choosing a hay fever medication, as millions of people continue to battle pollen allergies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Can babies get hay fever?
SPRING and summer months bring warmer weather but also manage to bring the nose itching, eye-watering annoyance that is hay fever. Can babies get hay fever? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Look for antihistamine tablets containing this ingredient
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers have been warned of a very high pollen count again this week as the UK swelters in a heatwave. So what is the best treatment to keep the symptoms, including a cough, itchy eyes and a runny nose, at bay? Dr Zoe Williams appeared on This Morning to recommend her remedies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Agony for hay fever sufferers as the pollen count rockets
BRITAIN is in the grip of hay fever hell thanks to the heatwave. Victims include people who have never suffered with an allergy to pollen before. The Met Office says the pollen count has been stuck at very high for at least a week, with no relief in sight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Does hay fever make you feel tired? Does hay fever cause a cough?
SUMMERTIME is officially upon us in the UK, and while many of us enjoy the sunshine, one in five is suffering horrible hay fever. So what are the symptoms? Can it make you tired and cause a cough? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever tablets: How many hay fever tablets can you take a day?
THE scorching weather currently gripping Britain isn ’t good news for all, as the increased pollen count created misery for hay fever sufferers. Here is how many have fever tablets you can take a day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Can hay fever affect your ears? Does hay fever cause itchy eyes?
THE UK is in the grips of a scorching heatwave, and while many of us relish the sunshine, the increased pollen count created misery for hay fever sufferers. So what are the symptoms of hay fever? Can it affect your ears and eyes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Eat more of this 6p fruit to alleviate a cough and itchy eyes
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers of the condition have been warned of very high levels of pollen this week as temperatures near 30C this week. While anti-histamine tablets and nasal sprays are the most popular forms of treatment for symptoms, some experts believe certain foods are the answer - one fruit in particular could help alleviate itchy eyes, a cough and runny nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS scraps homeopathy despite the benefits for hay fever and asthma
There is no doubt that many people — including the majority of scientists — regard homeopathy with extreme scepticism. But many patients claim it's life-changing. Here are four of them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Take these precautions to reduce asthma attack risk
HAY fever becomes an annoyance at this time of year, when there is more pollen in the air. This can also flare up asthma, making the condition worse for sufferers. It may be possible to get rid of hay fever, and avoid asthma attacks, by doing this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of drivers risk being charged with drug driving because of hay fever medication
Motoring website Confused.com is warning drivers to be careful how much hay fever medication they take as pollen counts soar, because too much could leave people legally unfit to drive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever pills could getting drivers arrested for drug driving
Motoring website Confused.com is warning drivers to be careful how much hay fever medication they take as pollen counts soar, because too much could leave people legally unfit to drive. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergic Rhinitis Has Negative Impact on QOL in Teens
FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 -- For adolescents, allergic rhinitis (AR) has a negative impact, affecting quality of life, daily functioning, and sleep, according to a review published online recently in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to manage your hay fever this summer
After a Met Office warning about unusually high pollen levels, here are some top tips for sufferers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Taking this supplement daily can help keep symptoms at bay
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: With the pollen count being at a 12-year high this week, hay fever sufferers have been desperate to find a remedy for a runny nose and itchy eyes. While anti-histamine tablets and nasal sprays are the most popular forms of treatment, some experts believe taking supplements are the answer. But which ones are best at keeping symptoms at bay and why? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The surge in hay fever is rooted in our modern lifestyles
Obsessive hygiene, antibiotics and car exhausts are blamed for hay fever now affecting 20% of Britain ’s populationThis has been the worst month for hay fever for 12 years. Grasses had perfect growing conditions over late April and in May with warm sunshine and showers. That was followed in June by hot dry conditions when the grass flowers matured and shed clouds of pollen on light breezes and up people ’s noses.The strange thing is that hay fever was incredibly rare when it was first reported by John Bostoc, a London doctor, nearly 200 years ago. Yet in those days far more people lived and worked in the countr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Paul Simons Tags: Hay fever Allergies Plants Air pollution Greenhouse gas emissions Environment Science UK news Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Avoid this drink during high pollen count to reduce symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Sufferers are being told to prepare this week for the highest pollen count in over a decade. So what ’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: WORST pollen day of the year this week - which day will your symptoms be worse?
HAYFEVER ‘Hay Day’ - traditionally the worst day of the year for hay fever symptoms - is on Friday, according to allergy experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever hell for millions as pollen levels hit their highest for 12 years this week  
People with hay fever are likely to suffer this week as pollen levels reach their highest in over a decade, according to the Met Office, and as many as 20 million people may have the allergy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever rates smash records
Over 45,000 people presented to GP practices in the first fortnight of June Related items fromOnMedica Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis Managing minor illness in primary care – rhinitis Climate change will extend the hay fever season GPs see surge in summer hay fever (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news