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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

Feeling pretty good. I am sticking with the progra
Updated 2/8/2016 10:19:11 AM

Feeling pretty good. I am sticking with the program. I'm changing my life for me. I'm looking forward and there's a lot of good things coming my way. Blessed!...  Read more

Hi! I am in college and trying to lose 10lbs, but
Updated 2/8/2016 9:55:15 AM

Hi! I am in college and trying to lose 10lbs, but I have trouble on the weekends staying away from bad foods and over eating, I really would like someone to talk to and help me achieve my goal !😊...  Read more

I am choosing to look at the positives today... I
Updated 2/8/2016 9:55:50 AM

I am choosing to look at the positives today... I did not discard any weight this week, but I have burned up 35 pounds so far! Also my new size 14 pants I bought 7 weeks ago are already loose! #keepswimming (-;...  Read more

I am looking for members who have done the Take Sh
Updated 2/8/2016 9:17:01 AM

I am looking for members who have done the Take Shape for Life diet plan; does it work? And did you become a health coach and is it worth it?...  Read more

Hey everyone! First day here on Sparks and I am s
Updated 2/8/2016 9:00:19 AM

Hey everyone! First day here on Sparks and I am super excited to start my journey, and make new friends for support and advice along the way. Enjoy you day guys and KEEP ON KEEPING ON!!!...  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

Stay positive!

I recently discovered that I wasn't eating enough for weight loss. It is something I struggle with due to allergies, but I am still positive that I am on the right track. Once I discovered this issue, I started to maintain the weight loss and I am l...  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