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Pollen, Pets

Dog and Cat Allergies Make Ragweed Worse

Scientists are discovering that if you have year-round allergies, for example, dog, cat or dust mite allergies, you’ll be hit extra hard once ragweed season rolls along. The study, which put 123 people with ragweed allergy in a specially-controlled room with their allergen for three hours, found that those who were also allergic to dogs, […]

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Non-Allergic Cat: Soon A Pet To Get

There’s a race on to be the first with a sneeze-free cat.

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Hay Fever’s Hidden Springtime Toll

IT’S EARLY MAY. In a typical workplace where 100 co-workers share close quarters, the droning sounds of keyboarding, shifting chairs and phone conversation are punctuated increasingly by sniffing, staccato sneezing and explosive nose-blowing. Statistics tell us that 40 of these 100 co-workers suffer from hay fever, a condition still dismissed by the unafflicted as “just […]

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Planet Allergy: Climate Change Fuels Allergies

Our increasingly warm Earth is a giant hothouse for allergy and asthma triggers that are evolving and expanding. Acting on global warming will not only save our planet – it will spare human health.

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Trees that Make You Sneeze

Allergic Living’s handy region-by-region field guide to Canada. For the U.S. field guide, see America’s Trees of Allergies. We can blame the deciduous trees’ attempts at procreation for our watery, red-eyed snuffling and other springtime rhinitis symptoms. Catkins, which often appear as elaborate cones or buds, are a tree’s reproductive organs, and they bloom before […]

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The Hay Fever Handbook

All you’ll need to cope with Spring’s misery-making allergies. What is Hay Fever? As with other allergies, seasonal allergic rhinitis is an immune system over-response to a protein, in this case an inhaled pollen or a mould spore. Antibodies are supposed to protect our bodies, to defend, but the immune system of a person predisposed […]

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Ragweed’s Rule

How did the dastardly king of hay fever become so potent and so widespread? Allergic Living investigates. The ragweed in my backyard in the Ottawa Valley waves at me smugly every morning. It has formed a towering wall along the back corner of the small meadow we’ve let flourish as an environmental gesture. All the […]

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Get A Grip On Ragweed Allergy

All about the cursed weed, and how to beat its pollen.

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Outdoor Allergy Hub: Pollen, Mold, Gardening

Spring America’s Trees of Allergies - Allergic Living‘s field guide to U.S. tree pollen allergies. The Trees of Sneeze - Allergic Living‘s field guide to Canadian pollen allergies. 12 Ways to Reclaim Spring from Allergies - Our comprehensive Spring survival guide. All Stuffed Up – Do you get a few pollen allergy symptoms or the whole enchilada? All About […]

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Allergic Living’s Guide to Fall Allergies

In autumn, it’s an allergic onslaught. Ragweed and molds are in procreating mode, filling the air with nasty pollens and spores. Allergic Living magazine examines the season’s biggest offenders, and offers tips to keep the sneezing, watery eyes and general misery at bay. Ragweed Of the sources of autumn allergy misery,ragweed is by far the […]

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