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Do Allergies Develop in the Womb?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 January 2017, Allergies
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If you find yourself with a chronic sore throat and mucous trickling from the back of your nose to your mouth, you may be suffering from allergies.

Some researchers believe that environmental exposure to risk factors, such as tobacco smoke and air pollution, may have an impact on the development of allergies as early as in the womb!

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10 Triggers of Allergic Asthma

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 14 December 2016, Allergies
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Allergic reactions to a number of substances, like pollen, mold, dust mites, animal dander, and the environment, have become commonplace and can cause any number of unpleasant reactions.

And these common and unsuspecting triggers can make asthma symptoms worse.  Find out easy tips to address allergic asthma flare-ups.

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Are you suffering from a sugar sensitivity?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 21 November 2016, Allergies, Digestion
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Differentiating between the possible triggers of a food sensitivity is usually a lengthy and arduous process, sometimes taking years to complete.

Is it eggs? Dairy? Sulphites? Since there are so many common food offenders – many of which contain allergens that are molecularly similar to other foods – determining the food that sends your body into havoc can be challenging and frustrating…

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6 signs and symptoms that mean you may suffer from lactose intolerance

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 October 2016, Allergies, Digestion
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Lactose is a naturally occurring sugar found in dairy products. It is the compound that gives milk its mild sweetness and flavour.

And, perhaps a lesser-known fact, lactose is also the cause of digestive unrest, gas, bloating, and diarrhea for more than 7 million Canadians.

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Rubber gloves can hide a latex allergy

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 19 September 2016, Allergies
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Did you know latex is a natural substance that comes from the sap of the South American tree Hevea brasiliensis?

Also known as the rubber tree, this tree is “tapped” for its milky fluid, much like the process of tapping maple trees for maple syrup. This milky fluid is later transformed into latex.

Unfortunately, many individuals are allergic to latex…

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