An Inside Look at Chronic Sinusitis
- Ask The Expert: When to Consider Allergy Shots?
A specialist covers how safe and effective allergy shots are and when they’re an option.
- Ask The Expert: When to Take What OTC Medication
Eager for relief, but confused over when and what to take for your scratchy throat, dry cough, stuffy nose, and other allergy symptoms?
- Ask The Expert: Dealing With Post-Nasal Drip?
Mucus draining down into your throat isn’t pretty, but it’s common with allergies. Here’s how to stop this irritating symptom.
- Ask The Expert: Understanding Seasonal Allergies
When the snow melts and the trees bud, spring allergies blossom. Here are some strategies to quiet your cough, stop your sneeze, and soothe your throat.
- Myths and Facts: Pollen Allergies
When the pollen counts rise, many people run indoors and seek long-lasting relief. Here’s what’s not to be sneezed at.
- Countdown: Best Ways to Keep Seasonal Allergies in Check
Whether it’s tree pollen in the spring or ragweed in the fall, keep your seasonal allergies to a minimum.
- Health Check: Preparing for Seasonal Allergies
Know exactly what to expect when the pollen and mold counts start creeping up.
- What Are Nasal Polyps?
If your stuffiness, post-nasal drip, and sinus pressure last more than 10 days, it could be something other than a cold.
- Traveling With a Child With Peanut Allergies
When traveling with a child who has peanut allergies, preparation and communication really help to keep them safe.
- Preparing Your Child for Their Peanut Allergy
There’s a lot you can do to make sure your child is ready to face their day when they have a peanut allergy.
- The Truth About Peanut Allergies
Once thought to be a lifelong condition, a peanut allergy can be outgrown. What else do you need to know?
- Ask the Pharmacist: OTC vs. Prescription Medicine
Over-the-counter medicine is quick to act and will help with most general allergy issues. But when would you need to talk to your doctor about getting a prescription?
- Fast Facts on Insect Stings
Home remedies, tips, and quick facts about bee stings.
- Fast Facts: Allergies
What’s the most common allergy? Does a food allergy make you more sensitive to pet dander? Get answers to these questions and more.
- Histamines: Your Immune System’s Allergic Response
Your immune system makes histamines to help get allergens out of your body.
- Hives Causes, Types, Diagnosis, Treatment
Hives are patches, red bumps, or welts that can appear anywhere on your skin without much warning. Pinpoint possible triggers of this reaction and learn what you can do while you wait for swelling to disappear.
- 9 Tips to Allergy-Proof Your Bedroom
Pollen isn't the only threat to your allergies. Several indoor allergens, like pet dander and dust mites, can disrupt sleep. Learn a few tips to keep your bedroom allergy-free in this WebMD video.
- What Is Anaphylaxis?
Anaphylaxis: It’s an unusual word but a serious condition. So what is it?
- Prepare for Allergy Emergencies
Seconds count when a life-threatening allergic reaction takes place. Know the signs and what to do.
- How to Give an Injection
If you or someone you know is having an anaphylaxis attack, it’s important to know how to give an injection.
- Spring Allergies
Watch now to get answers to our most popular spring allergy relief questions.
- Ways to Soothe Allergies
You can’t always avoid your allergens. Here are 5 ways to relieve your sneezing, stuffy nose, and itchy eyes.
- The Truth About Hay Fever
Can you outgrow your allergies? Does a high pollen count mean your allergies will act up? Find the facts on hay fever.
- How Are Allergies Different From a Cold?
You’re stuffed up, your throat is scratchy, and you don’t know if you have a cold or an allergy. What’s the difference between the two?
- The Basics: Seasonal Allergies
Do you get sneezy, stuffy, or itchy during certain times of the year? You might have seasonal allergies.
- The Truth About Peanut Allergies
Can you outgrow a peanut allergy? If you’re allergic to peanuts, does it mean you can’t eat other tree nuts? Let’s get to the truth.
- Why Do You Have Allergies?
Allergies can be irritating, but they’re nothing to sneeze at! What are the common triggers, and what actually happens inside your body?
- The Basics: Epinephrine Shot for Allergic Reactions
An epinephrine shot can save you during a life-threatening reaction, like anaphylaxis. Here's what you need to know.
- The Basics: Alcohol Allergies
You had a drink and now your nose is stuffy. Could you be allergic? Here are some signs to look out for.
- Natural Tips for Sinus Relief
Sinus troubles? Use these natural tip to clear your clogged passages and breathe easier.
- Sinus Pressure in the Workplace
You can experience sinus pain and congestion any time but it can be a big challenge at work. Here’s how to deal with it.
- Tips for Parents During Allergy Season
How to reduce / treat seasonal allergies in children.
- In Plain Sight: Smelling
Your nose isn’t just meant for smelling. Take a closer look at what your nostrils do.
- WebMD 1:01: How Do Allergies Work?
Allergies, they could be a nightmare for anyone who has them. Let’s take a closer look on the effects they have on you bodies.
- WebMD 1:01: Can You Really Be a Mosquito Magnet?
Do mosquitoes really prefer snacking on one person’s blood over another?
- In Plain Sight: Bug Bites
It’s not enough that insects look creepy, but some actually bite and sting. Ouch!
- Teach Your Child How to Use Their Auto-Injector
At what age should you show your child how to use their auto-injector? And how can you make it seem less scary?
- Allergy or Anaphylaxis: What’s the Difference?
How can you tell the difference between bothersome allergy symptoms and a life-threatening reaction?
- The Most Common Triggers
What are the top three causes of anaphylaxis? And what are some less-common triggers of life-threatening allergic reactions?
- Act Fast -- Why Every Second Counts
If you have a life-threatening allergic reaction, it’s important to react fast. Every second counts.
- When Your Child Has Severe Reactions
A parent shares how she deals with her daughter’s serious peanut allergy.
- What You Need to Tell Your Child’s School
Have an action plan in place, and put the right people on alert.
- What It’s Like to Live With a Dangerous Allergy
A woman with severe food allergies shares her story.
- Can You Prevent Peanut Allergies?
Peanut is the most common food allergy. What might lower the risk of getting it?
- Children and Allergies
Take these precautions if you have a child with allergies.
- Anatomy of a Sneeze
Gesundheit! Learn what happens to your body when you sneeze.
- Allergy-Triggering Bugs
Lots of people are scared of bugs, but if you have allergies, these are the 3 worst pests.
- Gardening With Allergies
Learn what you can do to stay in your garden this spring.
- Treating Bites and Stings
Learn how to prevent the allergic reactions caused by bugs.