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What Is Allergies Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is 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 not starting over...just adjusting. I have b
Updated 7/25/2016 9:14:35 AM

I am not starting over...just adjusting. I have been off track since mid-April, but I didn't stray far. Of the 13 pounds lost, I have only gained three back. I am good with that.😆...  Read more

I am trying Spark after a long time gone by. Need
Updated 7/25/2016 11:30:51 AM

I am trying Spark after a long time gone by. Need the accountability. Beginning weigh-in 221.4. 1st goal 21 lbs. In 90 days. Wish me luck. #firstpost...  Read more

Did my weight in i am down .6 LBS and i am happy w
Updated 7/25/2016 5:34:09 AM

Did my weight in i am down .6 LBS and i am happy with that due yo just getting over that time of the month. I did not do so good on my eatting yesterday and i still had a loss and so today i have been with spark for 3 months and i have lost 24.8LBS!...  Read more

So I decided that I'm tired of the life I am livin
Updated 7/26/2016 2:40:42 PM

So I decided that I'm tired of the life I am living and have been living. Its now time for a change whether it takes a year or two years, I am getting my body healthy!...  Read more

I am writing a secret to success. I have 206 chara
Updated 7/25/2016 3:07:52 AM

I am writing a secret to success. I have 206 characters required still. I think 1700 characters are a bit much and this is coming from a writer. Time to start stuffing it with adjectives....  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