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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – This Is How You Can Stop an Allergy Attack in Its Tracks

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – This Is How You Can Stop an Allergy Attack in Its Tracks

Why you’re having an attack Simple answer: something in your environment—either inside or outside—is triggering your immune system to overreact. Your body identifies the substance (like pollen or dust mites) as foreign and ramps up production of antibodies called IgE, which then put a call out to release chemicals like histamines, setting off allergy symptoms. Learn about the more surprising causes of spring allergies. Read More: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/how-to-stop-an-allergy-attack-in-its-tracks/
By |April 11th, 2018|Outdoor Allergies, Reader's Digest|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – This Is How You Can Stop an Allergy Attack in Its Tracks
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 10 New Solutions for Seasonal Allergies You Haven’t Heard of Yet

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 10 New Solutions for Seasonal Allergies You Haven’t Heard of Yet

Don’t wait until you’re sneezing up a storm to take allergy medication. New York City allergist and immunologist Clifford Bassett, MD, author of The New Allergy Solution, recommends beginning allergy medication up to two weeks prior to the season kicking in. He puts his patients on allergy alert; your doctor can inform you more specifically about when you should start. Try these tricks to keep your summer sneeze-free. Read More: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/new-solutions-seasonal-allergies/
By |April 11th, 2018|Outdoor Allergies, Reader's Digest|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 10 New Solutions for Seasonal Allergies You Haven’t Heard of Yet
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 7 Allergies That Are On the Rise – and Why You’re Likely At Risk

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 7 Allergies That Are On the Rise – and Why You’re Likely At Risk

Nickel is literally found everywhere. Your cellphone? Yes. Kitchen utensils? Yes. Even some of your gold, silver, and diamond high-end jewelry may contain traces of nickel. And of course, the five cent coin is obviously made of nickel too. Since this silvery metal is commonly found in so many household products, the number of people who suffer from nickel allergies increases each year. Someone with such an allergy may experience an itchy, red, and inflamed rash known as dermatitis or eczema after their skin comes in contact with the metal. Earlobes, wrists, and the lower abdomen are typically affected. […]
By |March 30th, 2017|Allergy News, Outdoor Allergies, Reader's Digest|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 7 Allergies That Are On the Rise – and Why You’re Likely At Risk