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What Is Allergies Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Allergies.

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 back again why do i leave?
Updated 7/16/2014 9:07:20 AM

Been awhile but always come back to spark people. The only place that seems to help me. I have hoped this since I have breast cancer others on here might be able to help me. Meaning I am unable to do A lot o strenuous exercise. But on a goo...  Read more

I am hoping to find support.
Updated 7/13/2014 8:21:41 AM

Hi everyone! Back in March, I stepped on my bathroom scale and was shocked (kinda) to see the numbers 287 come up on the screen. I was sad that I had let myself reach almost 300 pounds. I mean 300 pounds!! It was then and there I knew had to do some...  Read more

I am new and have a goal
Updated 7/10/2014 3:21:40 PM

Hello, I am a new member of this website. I hope to find the support needed to battle my weight . My goal is to lose 60 - 70 lbs and to lower my cholesterol level . I hope that I will succeed this time....  Read more

Am I the only one?
Updated 7/11/2014 11:44:18 PM

Who *likes* DOMS? I'm sure some will think I'm crazy, but it makes me happy to feel that soreness 24-48 hours after my yoga class (it's usually closer to 48 for me, but anyway). I know I am always doing good things for my body even when I don't...  Read more

Maid of Honor Bailed - Am I being catty?
Updated 7/13/2014 8:48:38 AM

My maid of honor bailed out of my wedding party because I don't have her children apart from it. She said she needs to do what is right for her kids. She doesn't want to leave them alone while I get married. She thought that she might be able to hold...  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