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Metal Allergies & Eczema Flare Ups

Nickel Eczema Allergies
Recently there’s been a lot of discussion in the news and among professionals about the relationship between metal allergies and eczema. While many people have metal allergies, their presence isn’t always obvious. We touch and interact with a variety of metals and metal blends pretty much every day, so it can be really hard to look at metals as a possible trigger for eczema and other allergy-based issues. While most metals are considered to be safe and hypoallergenic, there are some that are notorious for causing issues – and it turns out that there may be a correlation between these Read More

Fall Allergies & Eczema Flare Ups

fall allergies
Fall is just around the corner and a whole host of new allergens are about to go on the rampage. During the fall, leaves begin to drift to the ground as moisture rises. This is the time of year when we tend to see the greatest increase in mold and mildew allergies since there are lots of dark, wet places for them to grow. In addition, many areas of the USA will experience ragweed pollen issues this year well into October due to the late summer season. Even if your child isn’t directly allergies to common fall allergies like mold Read More

3 Ways To Avoid Fall Allergies

Fall is in full effect and many people across the country are experiencing a spike in seasonal allergies. Many experts are reporting record highs in allergens this year, so it’s a good idea to keep you and your family protected to avoid the many frustrations that allergic attacks can bring up. While spring is usually more known for allergens, fall can be just as bag. Ragweed goes through a growing cycle at this time of year that can cause serious issue for people who are sensitive to it. There are also issues with mold and mildew thanks to the extra Read More

Food Allergies Just Got Fun!

The BugaBees
I am so thrilled about the release of the new app ‘The Bugabees’. This delightful game helps kids learn in a fun and colorful what foods they should avoid due to allergies. While kids learn about what to avoid, they are also being shown healthy, non-allergic alternatives that help them feel empowered so that they can still enjoy treats without the worry. The foods that The BugaBees characters help your child explore fall into the 8 most common food allergen groups: Peanuts Soy Wheat Tree Nut Shellfish Egg Milk Fish These 8 types of food allergies make up about 90% Read More

The 3 Most Common Kids Allergies

common food allergies in kids
While kids can have allergic reactions to a broad spectrum of foods, there are three that seem to be the most prevalent in recent years. The three foods are unfortunately very common as stand-alone items and as ingredients in other preparations. For parents who are still trying to figure out which foods are triggering their kid’s allergies, this list can be a really great place to start. Even if you don’t feel that your children have allergies or sensitivities to these particular foods, it’s a good idea to know what they are and know where they appear in your life Read More