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  1. Health and beauty
    I have developed some severe allergies with seasonal asthma. Anyone else deal with this?
  2. Health and beauty
    ok so I am allergic to nail polish i think and i was wondering if anyone else has this problem? I can paint my toes no problems at all but when i do my nails i get a headache, fingers get tingly and weird feeling and then swell.. Any advice will help.... thanks,
  3. Utilities
    I hang out my husbands and my own clothes on the line outside - but both our toddlers sneeze and have watery eyes after I hang theirs out. I'm determined to get this utility bill down this month so I need suggestions on alternatives on drying their clothes. They wear 2t and 4t clothing so you...
  4. Health and beauty
    I'm having another case of allergies and I have no idea what it is. Hayfever was suggested and I've just purchased some antihistimanes to try - they are crazy expensive so I'm keen to work out what is causing this reaction. Right now my skin is blotchy and red. So bad people could look at me...
  5. Health and beauty
    This site has some great recipes for those people with food allergies. There are also tons of links on her site to other food allergy blogs. http://www.foodallergymama.com/
  6. General Chat
    Gosh i was smacked in the face with allergies. i took the dog out came back in 20 minutes later my eyes swelled i started sneezing. We have cherry and peach trees blooming, but its not those. I guess hubby will have to go behind the barn and cut stuff down.I think its rag weed. pass the tissue...
  7. Health and beauty
    I need any kind of advice/help that is out there. I have seasonal allergies. Usually I can keep it under control w/24 hr claritin (generic brand), but the past 8-10 days, I've been on claritin PLUS benedryl every 4 hours. I've heard that unpasterized honey every day can help and even pure...
  8. Health and beauty
    How do you handle your allergies? Mine have me up in arms. I'm itchy (skin, throat, eyes, nose, mouth) I'm congested. My eyes are watering. I have a headache. I'm foggy in thought and slow. I'm tired. I just want to crawl back into bed. I've taken my allergy med ( Zyrtec), an expectorant (...
  9. Question and Answer
    OK, I'm pretty proud of the fact that my hubby's "man cave" has been furnished entirely with thrift store and hand-me-down furniture. It's comfortable, it's inviting (in a man cave sort of way, you understand). Turns out he's got more people coming to his bi-weekly RPG sessions than...
  10. Health and beauty
    Henna hazard: Chemical causes ornate allergies Harsh dye can swell popular tattoos into itchy, blistery swirls and shapes By Melissa Dahl Health writer MSNBC updated 8:06 a.m. ET, Fri., Aug. 8, 2008 Debbe Geiger has never been one for tattoos. But when her daughter Kim begged to get a henna...
  11. Freebies
    FREE copy Out & About with Allergies: An Insider's Guide to Enjoying the City and allergy savings coupon. Out & About With Allergies: An Insider's Guide to Enjoying the City features dozens of outdoor restaurants, cafés, and nightspots, as well as attractions such as tranquil...
  12. Health and beauty
    Or might have it. Oral Allergy Syndrome I didn't know before the environmental allergies I had ("trees" - he didn't say which ones, and ragweed) and they go almost hand in hand with the foods I can't tolerate (except avocados...). It also explains why applesauce doesn't bother me, but raw...
  13. Health and beauty
    I had my first appt with the allergist this morning. It didn't take near as long as they said it would. My appt was at 8:30 and I was done by a little after 10. That's quicker than a follow-up appt at my PCM lol. Anyway, the dr came in & looked me over, listened to my symptoms. But was mostly...
  14. Health and beauty
    My ds is 6 and has really bad allergies to pollens and all things airborne. I got an air humidifier and I'm not sure if it's working. I tried saline spray for his nose but it seems to make things worse. I am medicating him but he's so sensitive to all medications. They all seem to make him hyper...
  15. Health and beauty
    I have a 5 year old right now who is taking zertec. I would love to get him off. I just read the sinus flushing thread and it was mentioned tea tree oil rubbed in the nose works. How long until it does? Also is there anything else that could help? He isn't good about blowing his nose so I doubt...
  16. Health and beauty
    http://gardenandhearth.com/Organic-Home/Home_Remedies_Allergies.htm
  17. Health and beauty
    http://www.prevention.com/article/0,5778,s1-1-51-542-5022-3,00.html
  18. Food for Kids
    My daughter was just diagnosed with a severe allergy to milk. MILK! Of course she LOVES all things milk-related: milk, cheese, yogurt, icecream.... So far she's adapting to soy milk, and we've got some expensive cheese made from rice- and she's feeling SO much better now that she's off milk...
  19. Health and beauty
    http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2005111300078 With allergies, take care when ordering Here are some sensible dining rules for those with food allergies and sensitivities: 1. Make your allergies or intolerances clearly known to the restaurant manager – if possible...
  20. Pets
    usually Buster has some skin allergies during the summer. Nothing terrible and benadryl usually does the trick. Here it is into Nov and he's looking awful -- scratching etc. Any suggestions? I was thinking of increasing the benadryl but don't want to without talking to the vet.
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