Allergies

Pollen season isn’t the only time allergies can disrupt your day to day. Read more about what could be the cause of your allergy symptoms.

The 7 Best Nasal Sprays for Allergies

Nasal spray can help reduce allergy symptoms, like congestion and sinus pressure. Breathe easier with these allergist-recommended nasal sprays.

Is It Hives or a Rash? Here’s How to Tell the Difference

When your skin is red, itchy, and irritated, it could be a rash or it might be hives.


7 Foods That Can Make Your Allergies Worse

Wine, spicy wings, and other surprising things that you may want to cut back on during allergy season.


The 9 Best Air Purifiers for Pets

Our experts picked the best air purifiers for pet owners. Here's how they can rid the air in your...


Allergy Symptoms Hijacking Your Day? 10 Things to Try

Doctors offer their tips for how to cope with allergy symptoms at work, from tidying your desk to investing in an air...

Indoor Allergens: 9 Common Allergy Triggers and What To Do About Them

Here are the most common indoor allergy triggers and the best strategies to reduce your exposure to home allergens like...


5 Silent Signs You’re Being Exposed to Mold

Mold toxicity symptoms mirror symptoms of common health nuisances...but a nationally recognized mold remediator says mold exposure can lead to...

The #1 Best Fall Allergy Fix, from a Yale Medicine Allergist

Want to take on your allergies from all sides this fall? There are some natural fall...


7 Best Ways to Manage Your Fall Allergies, from an East Coast Allergy Specialist

Experiencing fall allergy symptoms? A board-certified East Coast allergist highlights some surprising factors that can trigger autumn misery.


Where Does Mold Grow at Home? A Mold Pro’s 7 Surprising Spots

A top mold remediator says those rarely visited damp spaces can "get worse and worse and create more toxins" to...


A Top Mold Remediator’s 7 Best Tips for Controlling Mold in Your Home

Even if you've never experienced a natural disaster, many homes contain mold spores. Here's how to manage the effects...

14 Health Effects of Mold in Your Home, from an Air Quality Scientist

Can mold in those sometimes-damp areas of your home make you sick? An expert in mold removal clears the air...


An Allergist Says Seasonal Allergies Really Are Worse Than Ever This Year—Here’s Why

Is this allergy season the worst ever? Recent figures suggest 50 million Americans are suffering from an allergy season that's...


Allergic to Exercise, You Say? Actually, It’s a Real Condition—Here’s an Immunologist...

What is exercised-induced urticaria? It might sound like an excuse to get out of gym class—but we spoke with doctors...


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A Guide to Pollen Allergy Symptoms and Treatments

Pollen allergy symptoms can really wipe you out with a host of miserable issues. Here's how to recognize pollen,...


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6 Things You Should Know About Allergic Shiners

Here's what to know about these dark under-eye circles that look like bruises or "black eyes," but are really an...

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Can Allergies Cause Headaches?

Here's what you need to know about allergy-related headaches, including the symptoms, location, treatment, and more.


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Do Dust Mites Bite?

Dust mites may be responsible for sneezing, sniffling, and watery eyes if you are allergic, but do...


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Can Allergies Make You Dizzy?

There are many causes of dizziness, and it can be a sign of an underlying condition like allergies.


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What Is Dander? What Allergists Need You to Know

Here's why the dander from cats and dogs (or horses, hamsters, and other animals, for that matter) can trigger a...


A Guide to Allergy Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Allergies making your life miserable? Here's what you need to know about them, including the causes, symptoms and treatments for...


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What Does Hypoallergenic Really Mean?

A product labeled "hypoallergenic" should contain few or no allergens (and a pet should be less likely to cause an...


9 Things You Need to Know About Food Allergy Testing

Food allergy testing, including things like a skin prick test, is one of the best ways to find out...


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Here’s What You Need to Know About Dust Mite Allergies

We can't see dust mites, but they're all around us—and up to 20 million Americans are allergic to them....


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What Is an Allergen? How These Particles Cause Allergic Reactions

Allergens are substances that set off an allergic reaction. Learn what they are, how your body reacts, and how...

Everything You Need to Know About Allergy Shots

Allergy shots can be a long-lasting solution for people with certain allergies. Check out what allergists need you to...


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13 Signs You Have Hay Fever Allergies

Sneezing, congestion, watery and puffy eyes—is it a summer cold or allergies? Here's how to identify hay...


4 Allergist-Approved Ways to Get Rid of Dust Mites

From mattress covers to portable HEPA filters, there are ways to control dust mites and minimize dust mite...


Get Hives for No Reason? What to Know About Idiopathic Urticaria

Most cases of hives, or urticaria, have no known cause. However, if they persist for weeks it could be...


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What Is the Pollen Count? 3 Best Ways to Check

The pollen count can help you better cope with allergy symptoms both indoors and outdoors. Learn how to check...


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6 Ways to Get Rid of Mold if You Have a Mold Allergy

A mold allergy can be as devastating as seasonal allergies. Here's how to get rid of mold to...