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    1. Makeup Tips for Bad Allergy Days

      Your eyes are bloodshot, your nose is red, and your skin is puffy. It must be allergy season! While your allergies may be a hard thing to kick to the curb for good, you don’t need to be a magician to mask the pesky symptoms that come with them. Instead, try out these simple solutions from makeup art

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    2. How to Pamper Your Allergic Nose

      Is your sniffer working overtime because of a cold or allergies? It can feel uncomfortable when you use all those tissues.  Use these expert tricks to soothe a chapped, sore nose fast. You may think pre-moistened wipes are gentler than plain-old tissue, but many diaper wipes or those made for removi

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    3. All About Nasal Allergies

      Nasal allergies can have symptoms like a cold -- watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and congestion -- that just won’t seem to go away. If your reaction to pollen, mold, dust, or pets is severe enough, it can change your day-to-day life. But you can do things to stifle your sniffles. Start with these

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    4. 7 Habits That Can Trigger Your Allergy Symptoms

      You may be great at dodging allergy triggers outdoors, but what happens once you’re inside? From walking in your front door to tucking yourself into bed at night, you’ll want to sidestep these common mistakes and keep your allergy triggers at bay. Regularly allowing your bathroom to get too steamy c

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    5. Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Brain Cancer Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests. The international team of researchers looked at more than 4,500 glioma patient

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    6. New Drug Shows Promise Against Severe Sinusitis

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug for the treatment of nasal polyps has shown promise in a small, preliminary trial involving a group of patients struggling with chronic sinusitis. Dupilumab, which is injected, is aimed at helping those

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    7. Food Allergy Myths and Facts

      You're done with your restaurant meal and it's time to the pay the bill. But before you even reach for your wallet, you get an itchy feeling down your back. Can't be food allergies, you think. Don't they go away when you become an adult? There's a lot of confusion out there about eating and allergie

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    8. How to Survive Spring Allergy Season

      Every spring, Denise Wilson tweaks her daily routine. Instead of running outdoors, she hits the gym. She puts on the air conditioner rather than open a window for fresh air. And she tucks her contacts into a drawer and switches to eyeglasses. Wilson, 46, a public relations exec in Brooklyn, NY, says

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    9. Does Honey Prevent Allergies?

      You’re buried beneath a mountain of tissues and can barely keep your eyelids open after a dose of allergy meds. You remember hearing that small amounts of local honey can help keep sniffles at bay. Does it work? The idea that honey can prevent allergies is based on a concept called immunotherapy. Th

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    10. Should You Get Allergy Shots?

      You should talk to your doctor about it. While they can’t cure your allergies, they can really cut down on your symptoms. The shots work best if you have severe allergies or symptoms that last more than 3 months every year, says Michael Land, MD. They’ll also help if you can't take allergy medicines

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