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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 WAY under my calorie intake daily... I am fai
Updated 7/22/2016 4:40:13 AM

I am WAY under my calorie intake daily... I am fairly active daily because i watch 4 kids under 3, it adds more to what already seems like a lot. I don't want my body to start storing fat! Help....  Read more

This is my first time trying this app. I am actual
Updated 7/22/2016 1:14:33 AM

This is my first time trying this app. I am actually trying this app for my daughter that is a T1D at the age of 4. Can anyone help me set the info so I can carb count different foods. Thank you for your assistance....  Read more

I just downloaded this app. I am 152 lbs now but h
Updated 7/22/2016 12:57:43 AM

I just downloaded this app. I am 152 lbs now but have been 125 sense high school. I've never had an issue losing the wheight till my last child. It's been 1.5 years n still have 22 lbs to go. Hoping this helps....  Read more

Hello Sparkpeople Community! I am fairly new to this app but so far it's been a pretty great app. I
Updated 7/22/2016 2:06:34 AM

Hello Sparkpeople Community! I am fairly new to this app but so far it's been a pretty great app. I love how it gives me meal plans and also track my weight goal and it also gives tips on exercising. I love it!!! #MySpark #Goals...  Read more

I am so happy! I got over 1000 calories today! #ce
Updated 7/21/2016 9:10:20 PM

I am so happy! I got over 1000 calories today! #celebrating #food...  Read more

How To Spot Deadly Food Allergies

Do you start itching when you eat peanuts? Does seafood cause your stomach to churn? Symptoms like these cause millions of Americans to suspect they have a food allergy. However, true food allergies affect only about two out of every 100 adults an...  Read more

How To Spot Deadly Food Allergies (continued)

Do you have a food allergy? If you suspect you have a food allergy, keep a food diary. Write down everything you eat or drink for a two-week period. Note any symptoms and how long it took for them to develop.Even though you may identify a reaction...  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