An overview of urticaria Hives, also known as urticaria, are itchy, raised welts that are found on the skin. They are usually red, pink, or flesh-coloured, and sometimes they sting or hurt. In most cases, hives are caused by an allergic reaction to a medication or food or a reaction to an irritant [...]
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Nasal allergies, treat your stuffy nose sensibly The sneezing, the watery eyes, the back and forth between your nose running uncontrollably and being so stuffed up you can't breathe, it's probably not a cold that's lasted for weeks or months on end. It may be nasal allergies that have you feeling clogged up.1 Seasonal allergic [...]
When your child breaks out in hives Hives are a common skin reaction in children, characterized by a raised, flat pink rash called wheals and are most often caused by allergies1. Certain foods can trigger them, as can insect bites or some medication. In winter some children can even develop hives when they [...]
Allergy treatment, know your options There are many different allergy medications to treat many different allergies. This can certainly be a predicament when you have to decide which option is best to treat your allergies. 1 Allergy medications come in different forms, including tablets, capsules, liquids, nasal sprays, topical creams and even [...]
You can run, but you cannot hide You are constantly being bombarded by allergens and will not always be able to outrun them. Below is a list of the most common allergens that could be responsible for your allergies/allergy symptoms. Try to identify which ones could potentially be causing your allergies. Being [...]
Summer + Spring = Seasonal Allergies Allergies can either be seasonal, during certain seasons of the year, or perennial that occurs throughout the year.1 Seasonal allergies come and go. 1,2 Pollen and grass (especially ragweed) is one of the most common triggers of seasonal allergies and are mostly released during summer and [...]
Need "atissue" What is hay fever? Hay fever, also called acute allergic rhinitis, causes cold-like signs and symptoms, such as a runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing and sinus pressure.1 Unlike a cold that is caused by a virus, hay fever is caused by an allergic response to outdoor or indoor allergens, [...]
Change your home, change your diet, control your allergies Remember that the most effective treatment for any allergy is simply to avoid the allergen – it is sometimes difficult to avoid the allergen completely however precautions can be put in place to alleviate some of the daily ‘pressures’.1 Your [...]
First and second-generation antihistamines - Know what may work best for you. Allergic diseases are increasing in both first world as well as lower and middle-income countries. A third of South Africans will suffer from some allergic disease during their life1. The most common allergies result in eczema, asthma, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), [...]