How Medications Work to Relieve Seasonal Allergies
From antihistamines and decongestants to steroids and leukotriene modifiers, see what allergy medications your doctor may recommend to treat seasonal allergies.
Tips for Fighting Winter Allergies
Helpful tips for surviving the winter allergy season. Allergy triggers may lurk where you least expect.
Can Nasal Steroids Ease Allergy Symptoms?
Inhaled nasal steroids may help ease your allergy symptoms and nasal congestion. Here’s information about inhaled nasal steroids from the experts at WebMD.
Food Allergies - Home Treatment
Knowing which foods trigger food allergies and avoiding those foods is the best way to prevent allergic reactions. Unfortunately, food allergens are often "hidden" in sauces, ice creams, baked goods, and other items. If you have food allergies, read food
Food Allergies - Exams and Tests
Information on food allergy tests.
Food Allergies - What Happens
The first time you eat a food that triggers an allergic reaction, your body's immune system recognizes the food as a foreign substance (allergen). Your body reacts by developing antibodies against the food.
Food Allergies - Treatment Overview
The best treatment for food allergies is to avoid the food that causes the allergy. When that is not possible, you can use medications such as antihistamines for mild reactions and the medications in an allergy kit for serious reactions.
Food Allergies - Symptoms
Symptoms of food allergy can affect many parts of your body, including your digestive system, skin, and respiratory system.
Food Allergies - Cause
Learn about food allergies that occur when the body's immune system overreacts to substances in food you have eaten, triggering an allergic reaction.
Food Allergies - What Increases Your Risk
You have a greater chance of developing food allergies if you have a family history of allergy.