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.

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10 Reasons You Can’t Stop Sneezing—and What You Can Do About It

We don't have to tell you: sneezing is normal. We all do it. But sometimes those achoos come out of...


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13 Weird Things That Make People Sneeze

A glass of wine, a workout, the mere thought of sex? Seriously, all three of those can trigger sneezing fits—here's...


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30 Things Your Allergist Wishes You Knew

Some allergy medications are a waste of money, there's no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog, there's a natural...


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13 Skin Allergy Myths Everyone Needs to Stop Believing

Skin allergies aren't like regular allergies: They turn up unexpectedly and are caused by a lot of weird things. Here's...


9 Common Foods That Are Responsible for Almost All Food Allergies

Theoretically, any food containing protein can contribute to a food allergy. But the following foods account for the vast majority...


34 Expert-Approved Ways to Stay Allergy-Free All Summer

Follow these expert tips to make sure your allergies—and the sneezing and sniffling that goes along with them—don't spoil your...


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The 10 Itches You Should Never, Ever Scratch

An itch can drive you absolutely crazy, but there are times when scratching only makes it worse—throwing your body's inflammatory...


11 Surprising Triggers of Spring Allergy Symptoms That Aren’t Pollen

Steering clear of flowers and trees will get you only so far during allergy season. Here are some unexpected reasons...

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This Is How You Can Stop an Allergy Attack in Its Tracks

Nasal allergies saddle 50 million Americans with itchy, runny nose symptoms, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...


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7 Sneaky Signs Your Allergy Medicine Isn’t Working

Doctors reveal the unexpected ways your body tells you that your allergy medicine is not working and the fixes to...


13 Dangerous Myths About Food Allergies

Some people have only mild reactions, symptoms always happen within minutes of eating—not true. Here are other untruths that could...


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16 Tricks to Prevent Spring Allergies From Taking Over Your Life

Taking an antihistamine isn't the only way to battle spring allergies. Here's what else you should be doing, including how...


10 Things You Should Do Now to Make Spring Allergies Less Miserable Later

Spring allergies can knock the wind out of you, but if you go into the season prepared, you'll have a...


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The 29 Worst Pieces of Advice Allergy Doctors Have Ever Heard

Nearly half of Americans have some type of allergy—how many of these allergy myths have you fallen for?


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12 Ways Doctors Allergy-Proof Their Home

Try these doctor-approved solutions to reduce your exposure to home allergens like dust and pet dander, from HEPA...


The Mysterious Condition That Makes Your Nose Run Without Allergies

Approximately one quarter of chronic rhinitis cases are not caused by allergies. Here's how to know if you have non-allergic...

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14 Solutions for Seasonal Allergies You Haven’t Heard of Yet

They're the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma &...


12 Weird Facts You Never Knew About Sneezing

Achoo! We're about to blow your mind with these facts that are nothing to sneeze at.


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Allergies Vs. Cold: Here’s How to Tell the Difference

The symptoms for allergies and a cold are very similar, so we asked a team of experts for tips on...


7 Life-Saving Holiday Rules for People with Allergies

The holidays can be tricky for allergy sufferers. Here are allergists' top tips to keep you spirited and safe this...


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18 Expert Tips to Control Fall Allergy Symptoms and Flare-Ups

Take control of your fall allergies with these expert tips, from taking your allergy medicine ahead of time...

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20 Bizarre Things You Didn’t Know You Could Be Allergic To

These are the everyday things that you can be allergic to that might surprise you.


7 Allergy-Friendly Halloween Treats

Halloween is full of tricks, but nothing is scarier than an allergic reaction. Serve up these candies that don’t have...


Doctors Could Soon Reverse Peanut Allergies in Children, Thanks to New Research

This groundbreaking treatment could be lifesaving for children—and life changing for their parents.


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Read This Before You Let Your Child Use Your Allergy Medication

When non-medical tricks like taking a shower and turning on the air conditioner don't help, turn to medications that are...


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This One Thing Lowers Risk of Allergies and Obesity in Babies (Hint: It Barks)

Dog lovers have never needed any convincing, but now scientists have discovered that owning a dog is great for your...


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7 Allergies That Are On the Rise—and Why You May Be at Risk

If it seems like your "seasonal" allergies are on a four-season stretch and you're suddenly being triggered by things that...