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Fact Or Fear – How Do You Teach Your Kids About Allergies?

When it comes to making sure our kids stay away from the foods, allergens, and situations that trigger eczema or allergies, they are often our best line of defense. A child who knows what they need to avoid and understands why is often the same child who avoids serious issues with their sensitivities, but what’s the best way to arm them with this information? Today we’re going to look at the two most common methods parents use to teach their kids about what needs to be avoided and look at which methods might be best for your family. Knowledge Is Read More

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