Allergies and insects – stings, bites and house hold pests! Spring is just around the corner but so are all the stinging, biting insects that can make your heart start racing just thinking about going outside. What used to be your favorite time of the year has turned into your least favorite. And to make matters worse, you just read [...] Read more ›
Winter allergies – are you at risk? It has gone from beautiful fall days to outright damp and cold. Your throat feels a bit raw and your nose is running. Great, here comes the first cold of the season or is it just winter allergies? How do you tell the difference between a cold and allergies? Time! Allergy symptoms tend [...] Read more ›

Science and the Discovery of the Vitamin because once upon a time there were no manufactured vitamins or supplements. In the beginning people depended on local plants and animals for their nutrition and good health. The first human’s diet consisted mainly of seafood caught in coastal water and nearby plants easily gathered. The thought of vitamins and supplements never crossed […]

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Are you allergy smart – take the test! What exactly is an allergy? An allergy is when a person is super-sensitivity to anything that may not affect other people. We call this an allergy trigger which can cause headaches, runny nose, itchy watery eyes, coughing, hives, and so many other annoying to severe symptoms. What exactly is an allergy trigger? [...] Read more ›
Allergy Drops through Sublingual Immunotherapy Here is an idea for you. Instead of trotting down to the drug store for an allergy shot, stay at home and simply put allergy drops under your tongue! Sublingual Immunotherapy is a fancy term to mean: "Sublingual" - Drops under the tongue "Immunotherapy" - Uses the body's natural abilities to stimulate or restore a [...] Read more ›
Mold – it’s everywhere and it’s dangerous to our health! If you have damp places in your home than you have mold. Living organisms that stain and discolor paint, counter tops, tiles, clothes, carpets you name it. Those hundreds of thousands of types of mold will leave your home smelling musty and swampy. Leaky pipes, overflowing bathtubs and drains, your [...] Read more ›

Year-round Allergies – One Month at a Time It is mid-August, fall is right around the corner and there seems to be no reprieve from your year-round allergies. There are spring allergies, fall allergies and winter allergies. For those who suffer symptoms year-round, it’s a constant battle with allergens in the air. Here’s a look at which allergies plague people […]

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Little tricks to help those big mold and pollen allergies. If you suffer from indoor or outdoor allergies there are a few tricks that might help you get through your day. Pull out those big sunglasses and cover those baby blues! Wearing sunglasses outside can reduce the amount of pollen or spores that get into your eyes. Eyes are more […]

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Pet allergies – Is my dog allergic to me? Pet allergies are more common in our furry family members than you may realize. There are primarily two types of pet allergies.  (Luckily, we humans are not one of them.)  The first is food allergies.   The second is environmental allergies.  If your pet is itchy during spring, summer or fall, he’s […]

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Mulberry Pollen Count of 3377? I’ve never seen a total pollen count this high in the 3-4 years I’ve been following it. And mulberry at 3377, wow. As soon as I looked at this I went and closed my sliding door. So much for a nice spring breeze blowing through the house! Fortunately, I’ve been taking my Allergena zone 6 for […]

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