Allergies

Health effects of climate change - Dr. Axe

Top Health Effects of Climate Change (It’s Impacting Your Body NOW)

The health effects of climate change may seem like something that future generations will have to handle. The truth is, though, it’s already happening now, fueling everything from allergies and certain cancers to COPD symptom flares. All of the carbon pollution that comes from things like burning coal and natural gas for electricity, burning gasoline and diesel to power our vehicles and using … Read More

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Egg allergy & egg alternatives

Egg Allergy & Intolerance + 5 Healthy Egg Alternatives

Could you have an egg allergy or egg intolerance? By themselves, eggs are a popular protein source at the heart of many healthy and tasty meals. They’re also a key ingredient in many popular food items like pasta, pancakes and so many more. You might already know that common food allergies include peanuts and dairy, but did you know that … Read More

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Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits + Real vs. Fake Salt Lamps

What on Earth is a Himalayan salt lamp? Himalayan sea salt is believed to be composed of dried remnants of the original, primal sea dating back to planet Earth’s creation. I’ve talked before about the health benefits of Celtic sea salt and Himalayan salt, but what if I told you that there are actually lamps made from Himalayan salt? It’s true! They’re … Read More

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The Best 7 Food Allergy Alternatives

The prevalence of food allergies continue to rise, affecting approximately 5 percent of children under the age of 5 years old and 4 percent of teens and adults. Food allergies have severe effects on daily life because manifestations can affect several bodily systems, and these responses are caused by a particular individual intolerance that’s derived from an immunological mechanism. (1) This leads people … Read More

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Shellfish Allergy Symptoms, Effective Remedies & Alternatives

It’s true that with food allergies, one person’s food can truly be another one’s poison. The popularity of shellfish has been increasing worldwide, but consequently, shellfish constitute the No. 1 cause of food allergies in the American adult. The approximate prevalence of shellfish allergy is estimated at 0.5 to 2.5 percent of the general population. (1) Shellfish allergy can be life-threatening, so it’s … Read More

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Ragweed allergy - Dr. Axe

Avoid This One Drink to Help Overcome Your Ragweed Allergy Symptoms

Living with a ragweed allergy can make life absolutely miserable for a good chunk of the year. The worst part? The most intense ragweed allergy symptoms seem to hit right when you should be enjoying the best of what the warmer months have to offer. When you’re dealing with ragweed allergies, poolside relaxation, vacationing by the ocean, hiking by a … Read More

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Gluten-free technology - Dr. Axe

Gluten-Free Technology: How to Always Eat Gluten-Free

There is perhaps no more popular current health trend than the gluten-free diet, yet it can be tough to tell what exactly is and is not gluten-free. This is especially true because foods that contain gluten are actually sometimes labeled gluten-free despite the fact they aren’t 100 percent absent of this sticky wheat protein. Enter gluten-free technology. Gluten-free technology can … Read More

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Reducing the Peanut Allergy + Peanut Butter Alternatives

In the U.S., approximately 1 to 2 percent (or more) of the population has a peanut allergy — about 3 million people — a percentage that continues to rise. For instance, in the past two decades, the prevalence of peanut allergies has more than quadrupled, up from 0.4 percent of the U.S. population in 1997 to 1.4 percent in 2008 to more … Read More

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Applesauce

What’s the Best Egg Substitute You Can Bake With?

One of the major differences between becoming a vegan or vegetarian or looking at a paleo vs. vegan diet is whether or not you consume eggs. If you’re one of these folks, you already know that some adjustments are easier to make than others. Saying “no” to mass-produced mystery meats? Easy. Waving goodbye to your favorite creamy cheese? Not so simple. But whether you’re … Read More

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9 Natural Ways to Treat Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

What makes spring so beautiful for many people leads to misery for those who suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms. Natural allergy treatments can be as effective and, in many cases, more effective than allergy medications. Fresh cut grass, blooming trees and flowers, and weeds release pollen, causing seasonal allergies in an estimated 40 million to 60 million people each year. (1) Allergic … Read More

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