Hay fever WARNING: Highest pollen count in a decade to hit - how to get rid of symptoms
HAY FEVER sufferers have been feeling the brunt of symptoms over the last couple of weeks, with the height of summer fast approaching. A warning has been issued that over the coming days Britain will see the highest pollen levels since 2006. So what ’s the best way to get rid of itchy eyes and a runny nose? A hay fever expert on ITV’s This Morning revealed the best tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Racial differences uncovered in debilitating itchy skin condition
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) An international team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has conducted what is believed to be the largest detailed published study of people with a poorly understood skin condition known as prurigo nodularis (PN). Such studies collect information on a whole subset of people at once and at a particular point in time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flipping the switch on itch
(North Carolina State University) Researchers have pinpointed a particular neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals in mice with atopic dermatitis. The work sheds further light on the pathways involved in transmitting itch sensations from the peripheral (skin) to the central (spinal cord) nervous system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Avoid scratching swimmer's itch
Swimmer's itch?is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds, but it occasionally occurs in salt water. Swimmer's itch is a rash usually caused by an allergic reaction to parasites that burrow into your skin while you're [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Drink these 10p a day tea bags to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Drink this 10p a day tea to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Add the leaves of this plant to your tea to relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can be debilitating as you go about your daily routine. Medication or nasal sprays don ’t always work, so what are some alternative remedies? Health experts say the leaves of a common garden plant could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever - five ways to stop sneezing this summer
HOW to get rid of hayfever: Hay fever symptoms include sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses. You can prevent signs of the pollen allergy this summer with these cheap and easy tips and tricks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Eczema warning - why spending too much time in the sun could trigger dry skin condition
ECZEMA is a dry skin condition that can lead to itchy, cracked and inflamed skin. As the Met Office warns of a hot summer weather forecast, patients could be at risk of painful dermatitis symptoms if they spend too much time in the hot sunshine, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of hay fever: Eat these five foods to relieve symptoms quickly
HOW TO get rid of hay fever: Symptoms of hay fever can make going about your daily life very difficult. But how can you relieve symptoms quickly? There are five foods that could help you fight back against sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: This herbal remedy could reduce ‘hayfever hell’ symptoms - Dr Hilary explains
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. After the Met Office warned of ‘very high’ pollen counts this week, ITV Lorraine’s Dr Hilary revealed you could relieve signs by adding a stinging nettle tea to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: How stinging nettles could reduce ‘hayfever hell’ symptoms - Dr Hilary explains
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. After the Met Office warned of ‘very high’ pollen counts this week, ITV Lorraine’s Dr Hilary revealed you could relieve signs by adding a stinging nettle tea to your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema: Toddler’s dry and itchy skin treated with £3.99 bubblebath
ECZEMA symptoms include dry, red and cracked skin. They can be treated with eczema creams and moisturisers, or with a separate solution. One young toddler from Scotland had his eczema treated with a surprising product. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: Pollen expert warns of another THREE WEEKS of severe symptoms on BBC Breakfast
HAY FEVER symptoms include sneezing, coughing, runny noses and itchy eyes. Hayfever tablets may be required for longer than expected this year, after a pollen allergy expert revealed patients ’ symptoms could be severe for another three weeks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New mum, 25, becomes allergic to WATER after giving birth
Cherelle Farrugia, 25, from Cardiff, Wales, gave birth to her little girl Willow in January and two months on started to experience painful and itchy hives every time she had a shower. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hayfever: How to get rid of hay fever – top tips revealed
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes. You could use hayfever tablets or home remedies to get rid of unwanted signs of your pollen allergy. These are the best ways to relieve your eyes and nose this hay fever season. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 Kinds of Bug Bites You Might Get This Summer — and What to Do About Them
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Gardner / Health Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Hay fever MAPPED: Met Office warns of VERY HIGH pollen counts - where is most affected?
HAY FEVER symptoms include runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes, and it ’s caused by a pollen allergy. The Met Office has today warned of very high pollen counts across some parts of the UK, as grass pollen season kicks off. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever: How to sleep and get some well-earned shut eye in five simple steps
HAY FEVER is a type of inflammation which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the area. Symptoms, including sneezing and itchy eyes, can be debilitating, particularly at night. Sleep is important when it comes to our physical health, so how can you ensure a better night ’s rest if you suffer with hay fever? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you use essential oils for shingles?
Shingles results in a painful, itchy rash that can lead to blistering and permanent nerve damage. Medications can treat the condition, but many people also explore home remedies and alternative ways to alleviate symptoms. Here, learn which essential oils may help, including peppermint, thyme, and geranium oils. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news

Survivor of near-fatal tick bite has a lesson for summer
On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, Jennifer Slone wants you to know that bug bites are more than just itchy. They can be deadly. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema
Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Experts Discuss Unique Side Effects of Immunotherapy
If you have mesothelioma and you’ve already received standard-of-care therapies, you may be considering an immunotherapy clinical trial. If you’re considering this option, a free immunotherapy teleconference is a great place to learn more. CancerCare recently hosted two one-hour education workshops featuring panels of immunotherapy experts. Part I of the teleconference presented an overview of immunotherapy. Part II of the teleconference, which is available online for free, focused exclusively on immunotherapy side effects. Understanding these issues and the role each patient plays in managing their own side ef...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Moisturizing bath washes may not help kids with eczema
(Reuters Health) - Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a recent experiment suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Using nasal spray for more than three days can have this side effect
HAY FEVER symptoms often include sneezing and coughing, itchy red or watery eyes, and an itchy throat, mouth, nose and ears. Nasal sprays are a popular form of treatment to remedy a runny or blocked nose, but using it for more than three days can have side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms - is this the cure for pollen allergy? How to get immunotherapy jabs
HAY fever symptoms include sneezing, headaches, runny noses and itchy throats. If hay fever tablets or other treatments don ’t work for you, you could be eligible for immunotherapy. What is the injection treatment, and could it cure your allergy? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Why do I feel so itchy all the time?   Dr Martin Scurr answers your questions
DR MARTIN SCURR, the Daily Mail's resident GP, answers questions about chronic itching and whether to work through a niggling pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of itchy eyes?
Itchy eyes at night can be bothersome and reduce a person's ability to sleep properly. Itching can also cause redness and swelling, which may continue into the daytime. Allergies, irritants, or even eyestrain may trigger them. There are many home remedies to try. Learn more about itchy eyes at night here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Climate Change Is Making Your Allergies Worse
BOSTON (CBS) – Are your allergies driving you mad? According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, climate change could be to blame. There’s been a sudden rise in the number of people suffering from itchy, watery eyes, and itchy runny noses, even among people who don’t typically get seasonal allergy symptoms. The Academy says that warmer temperatures lead to a greater amount of pollen released into the air and for a longer period of time, so allergy seasons are lasting days even weeks longer than in prior years. The report also says flooding and severe storms leads to more damp build...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Allergies Climate Change Source Type: news

Hay fever: Areas in the UK worst hit by pollen - and how to avoid symptoms
HAY FEVER symptoms include frequent sneezing, a runny or blocked nose, and itchy, red or watery eyes. With pollen season set to run until early August, it ’s useful to know which areas in the UK affect sufferers the most and the best way to relieve irritation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The four-step guide to soothing mosquito and tick bites
The 80 degree weather is arriving in the US, and with it swarms of hungry mosquitoes. If you plan to be outside you are bound to get bitten, but you likely have what you need to fight the itch right at home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family of a four-year-old girl who is allergic to SUMMER have been forced to cancel their holiday
Carys Pickles, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, will break out in itchy, red hives if she spends any longer than five minutes in the sun without being covered. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Negatively Affects Patient Sleep Quality
MONDAY, May 7, 2018 -- Patients with psoriasis commonly report poor sleep, with itch being the main predictor, according to a study published online April 28 in the British Journal of Dermatology. Peter Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes itchy fingers?
There are many reasons for itchy fingers, including allergic reactions and skin conditions. Depending on the cause, the itchiness may appear alongside redness, scaly skin, or small blisters. A person can treat itching fingers with various creams or tablets. Learn more about causes and getting rid of itchiness here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Hay Fever: Eight ways to protect yourself from pollen this weekend
HAY fever symptoms include a runny nose, sneezing, and red, itchy eyes, among others. The condition is caused by your body reacting badly to pollen and other tiny dust particles in the air. If you ’re a sufferer, or some one you know is, these are eight things you can do to limit your exposure to tiny irritant particles. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bath Additives May Not Improve Eczema Symptoms in Kids
This study looking at nearly 500 children ages 1 to 11 with moderate to severe eczema found that these bath products do not seem to reduce symptoms any more than standard care. Perhaps parents save their money and instead focus on good thick leave-on moisturizers.  Good old fashioned petroleum jelly works perfectly well. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Source Type: news

Skin's 'Good' Bacteria May Help Fight Eczema
Eczema is an inflammatory skin ailment that renders the skin itchy and dry, and vulnerable to rashes and infections. Both adults and children can suffer from the condition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: Five ways to control hay fever and get more shuteye
HOW to get to sleep can be hard in the hot weather, and even worse if you have an allergy to pollen. The hay fever symptoms, including a runny nose, itchy eyes and coughing, can make it hard to get to sleep, constantly tossing and turning. Here ’s what you can do to increase sleep time. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a light touch can spur severe itching
(Washington University School of Medicine) Scientists at the Washington University Center for the Study of Itch have found that itching caused by touch is directly related to the number of touch receptors embedded in the skin. His team found, in mice, that fewer receptors make it more likely touch will induce itching. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A cellular mechanism for age-induced itch
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Lewis, A. H., Grandl, J. Tags: perspective Source Type: news

Loss of touch receptors leads to itch
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Stern, P. Tags: Neuroscience, Physiology twis Source Type: news

Piezo2 channel-Merkel cell signaling modulates the conversion of touch to itch
This study reveals a previously unknown function of the cutaneous touch receptors and may provide insight into the development of alloknesis. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Feng, J., Luo, J., Yang, P., Du, J., Kim, B. S., Hu, H. Tags: Neuroscience, Physiology reports Source Type: news

From itchy eyes to vaginal dryness - the 5 signs you are deficient in omega 7
According to London-based nutritionist Rick Hay, sea buckthorn oil is a good source of omega 7, which is essential to the health of the body's mucous membranes to keep the eyes and skin hydrated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical trial offers natural eczema treatment, using good bacteria to fight the bad
(MediaSource) Eczema is the most common skin disease worldwide. People suffering from it often deal with a lifetime of painful symptoms. A new clinical trial is testing a natural treatment that researchers hope will provide a long-term solution for those dealing with the dry, itchy and painful skin that comes with chronic eczema. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hay fever: You won't believe how many sufferers have to take time off work
ONE in five hay fever sufferers has taken time off work due to their allergy, a study has found. Itchy eyes, runny noses and sneezing fits that come with the allergy leave almost four in 10 struggling to do their job. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get rid of greasy hair naturally
There are many ways to get rid of oily, greasy hair. These include changing how the hair is washed, the products used, and a number of natural remedies that could help. In this article, we look at 17 natural remedies that could improve the appearance of hair and make the scalp less itchy and uncomfortable. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Three teas to drink to alleviate itchy eyes and sneezing
HAY FEVER symptoms can be hard to contend with as you go about your day-to-day life. Sneezing, coughing and itchy eyes are just a few of the signs. Tablets and nasal sprays are recommended as treatment by the NHS, but introducing certain teas into your diet could also be the answer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Dr Ranj recommends applying this £1 product to your nose for relief
HAY FEVER symptoms can include sneezing, coughing, a runny nosy, itchy eyes, a headache and tiredness. They can have a big impact on how you go about your day-to-day life, and while the NHS recommends a number of treatments, such as tablets and nasal sprays, Dr Ranj Singh says applying a £1 skincare product to your nose can help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of a butt rash?
A butt rash is common in babies, but adults can get them too. They have many causes, and sometimes the rash is accompanied by an itchy or painful feeling. Treatment depends on the type of rash, but most respond well to home remedies. Learn more about the most effective home remedies and how to prevent butt rashes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news