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How to deal with spring allergies

How to deal with spring allergies

How to deal with spring allergies

We are all very excited about the spring but many persons have seasonal problems. Millions of individuals all over the world live with allergies and for most of them the spring is more than beautiful days and outdoor activities. The most common allergy triggers are pollen (tree, grass or weed), mold spores, dust mite and dander from cats, dogs and rodents.

The pollen is the first and the major allergen that triggers the seasonal allergies. Although is not visible, the pollen appears as soon as February in some cases and so, many persons with allergies don’t even sense it until too late. (more…)

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis, causes and symptoms

Psoriasis is a non contagious inflammatory skin disease. According to some statistics approximately 2-3% of the worldwide population is affected by psoriasis.

The medical studies revealed that the patients developing this disease have a genetically predisposition but many other factors are considered to aggravate the condition. These include stress immune system disorders and infections.

Many of the psoriasis cases can be found in members of the same family, the genetic predisposition being the most important factor for developing the condition. (more…)

Conjunctivitis, the pink eye condition

Conjunctivitis, the pink eye condition

Conjunctivitis, the pink eye condition

Conjunctivitis also known as the pink eye condition is an inflammation and infection of the eye. The obvious sign of conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the blood vessels in conjunctiva which makes them visible and gives that impression of pink eyes. Other symptoms indicating conjunctivitis include irritation, itching, foreign body sensation and  watering of the eyes.

The number of conjunctivitis cases is on slowly rise in major cities around the world as more patients are diagnosed with this condition each year. The main causes of eye infection are allergies, viruses, bacteria or chemical substances. (more…)

Asthma prevention

Asthma prevention

Asthma prevention

Asthma is becoming a very common disease among children and young adults. The disease consists in airway chronic inflammation which causes shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and chest tightness. According to doctors the combination of genetic and environmental factors contribute to the onset of this illness.

The asthma attacks are combined with periods of normal breath or in extreme cases the individual can have long periods of shortness of breath with short term severe asthma attacks. These attack could last for minutes or hours, but in some cases the attack can last for few days. (more…)

Top ten foods you should eat organic

Top ten foods you should eat organic

Top ten foods you should eat organic

Organic food is for many just a trend but the organic food has many advantages for your health. The non organic fruits and vegetables are treated with different pesticides and could be genetically modified. The non organic food has less minerals and vitamins but more toxins and pesticides. The organic foods are produced without pesticides, chemically created fertilizers and do not contain genetically modified organisms.

The organic food producers need to respect some high standards during the production process and eventually the organic food is more nutritive healthier and has a better quality. (more…)