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What Are Allergies Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Are Allergies.

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The Causes of Allergies

While scientists don’t completely understand why allergies develop, they do believe that a combination of things create the immune system confusion, from genetic predisposition to environmental factors. There are two main categories of ris...  Read more

Exercising with Seasonal Allergies

For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts...  Read more

Exercising with Seasonal Allergies

For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts...  Read more

Is It a Cold or Allergies?

You’re sneezing. Your nose is running. Your eyes are watering. And you’re feeling run down. Is it a cold, allergies, or something else? When you've got the sniffles, it’s important to be able to distinguish between the caus...  Read more

Important Safety Tips for Outdoor Runners and Walkers

Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of...  Read more

I am staying under my calorie count but still find
Updated 1/23/2015 6:27:06 AM

I am staying under my calorie count but still find myself not making the greatest choices while on the road for workwhile on the road for work. any suggestions?...  Read more

I am new to Spark People and i am in need of a coa
Updated 1/22/2015 8:48:22 PM

I am new to Spark People and i am in need of a coach/buddy.... I tend to give up easily but im not going to this time!...  Read more

I am not sure how this app works. I'm technically
Updated 1/22/2015 1:18:54 PM

I am not sure how this app works. I'm technically challenged. I can comment but how do I know if someone has replied. Is there a way to have one on one conversations with people?...  Read more

Hi! I am new to the message boards.
Updated 1/22/2015 9:22:06 AM

Hi ! I am new to Spark People. I am anxious to start losing the weight that I gained last Fall. Wanted to say Hi! Hope that I can lose weight so I can feel better ! Ihave a difficult time resisting sweets and junk foods. Any advice /help would be g...  Read more

Am I too young to get backaches?
Updated 1/25/2015 2:22:30 PM

I'm 42, will be 43 this October. My question is, when I've been sitting on the floor for a while doing cross-stitch at a low table, I get a backache! What!? Am I too young to get one? I just came back from a long walk, at 11,000+ steps...  Read more

Seasonal Allergies

If you have problems with spring allergies, take a shower before bed - that way you,re not sleeping with pollen all over your pillow....  Read more

Drink Apple Cider Vinegar for numerous health benefits

Add a Tbsp of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar to 2 cups of warm water in the morning. It helps to regulate your blood-sugar, decrease your appetite, and keep you regular. It's a good replacement for coffee as a diuretic....  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

New Food Allergy Guidelines Released

In some individuals, foods, medications, latex or insect stings cause an immune response. More than 170 food or food additives have been found to cause allergic reactions. However, over ninety percent of those responses come from eight common food ty...  Read more

In the News: Childhood Food Allergies On the Rise

New statistics released this week from the CDC show an 18% increase in the number of children with food allergies over the past 10 years. In 1997, 1 in 30 kids had food allergies, and now that number is closer to 1 in 26 (about 3 million kids). Pea...  Read more

Allergies, allergies, allergies!

Allergies, allergies, allergies! Is anyone having problem with the heat reeking havoc on their allergies? I receive an allergy report via email, everyday from the National Weather Station,.They report allergies are low-medium in my area ( PA.) today...  Read more

Allergies, allergies, allergies

I never thought of myself as "having allergies" per se. Just occasional sinus problems. After spending 2 days getting pricked up one side and down the other, I found out I'm apparently quite allergic to lots of things. I expected the dust because...  Read more