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Millions of Americans suffer serious reactions to cats. But a novel therapy aims to change all that – in 4 quick shots.
Want to protect your child against allergies? Increasingly science is saying: get a dog, and get it early. -From Allergic Living magazine’s Winter 2014 edition. PAMELA Phillips grew up with allergies but that didn’t stop her family from owning low-shedding dogs when she was younger. “I never really had allergies to our dogs,” she recalls. As an adult […]
Q. My teenage daughter brought home (and we’ve adopted) a calico cat. I started getting a runny nose and a cough when near it, so I went to an allergist for testing. The results were positive. I don’t get it: our family had cats when I was a child. Can you develop an allergy to […]
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, […]
The doctor’s advice sounds clear enough – if pets make you wheeze and sneeze, stay away. But anyone with animal allergies knows life isn’t always so simple. Some people whose eyes are aflame after five minutes near a sheepdog can live with a poodle without ever cracking a tissue box. Others find that regularly bathing […]