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Overcoming Your Asthma Symptoms

When asthma symptoms begin to appear, families will want to visit a doctor to determine the best course of action. If the condition has begun to affect a small child within the household, then special precautions will likely need to be taken....More...

Seasonal Asthma

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of seasonal asthma including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

Lemons For Asthma Attacks and Other Illnesses

Most people shy away from lemons because they are sour. Or, they make lemon juice and then kill their beneficial effects by adding sugar. Well, here is what your are missing if you don't drink fresh natural lemon aid every morning....More...

Antihistamines

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of antihistamines including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more....More...

Skin Allergies: What Are They?

Allergic contact dermatitis is an overreaction to something that touches your skin. The result is a red, itchy rash at that spot. Learn more from WebMD....More...

Know the Difference Between Bed Mites and Bed Bugs

If you ask most people if they know what bed mites are, then you are almost certain to get a resounding "no". And those that answer "yes" usually confuse them with bed bugs. But if you want to live an allergy free life you had better take note of what bed mites are and how they c...More...

Food Allergies Testing

ILC Micro-Chem - our name reflects the combining of services provided by the former Industrial Laboratories and Micro-Chem Laboratories. We now have one consolidated location in Mississauga....More...

How Common Are Severe Food Allergies?

Life-threatening allergic reactions to peanuts, seafood, and other foods are much more common than previously recognized, accounting for more than 1 million visits to emergency rooms each year, a new study shows....More...

Four Simple Things You Can Do To Control Dust Mites

Dust mites are tiny creatures whose droppings and body parts can trigger allergies and asthma. This article explains what dust mites are, where they typically hide and why you can't get rid of all of them. It also offers suggestions for four simple things you can do to control these little pest...More...

Asthma Action Plan: Green Zone-Topic Overview

An asthma action plan is a written plan of what to do if you or your child has an asthma attack. The green zone of the asthma action plan is where a person with asthma wants to be every day. When in the green zone: The peak expiratory flow is 80% to 100% of the person's personal best measurement...More...

Good Allergy Tips You Can Try Out Today

Although everyone has a rough idea of what allergies are like, it can be hard for someone who does not have them to understand how dramatically they can affect a sufferer's life. You can mini...More...

Avoiding Scent Allergies

Some of the most powerful parts of the holiday season are the smells... candles that fill a room with the fragrance of home baked goodies, or air fresheners that leave a room filled with the refreshing outdoor scent of pine. These products add a subtle something to the air for some, while triggering...More...

Is Ivy Poisonous to Pets?

English ivy is a common houseplant and garden vine that is toxic to pets. It may even be fatal if they eat a large amount of it. Inquisitive pets may try to taste a little bit of everything inside the house and in the garden. If you think your pet ingested English ivy, even just a leaf or two, watch...More...