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Cross-Reactivity and Seasonal Allergies

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 May 2017, Allergies
cross-reactivity

Now that spring is upon us, allergy sufferers have stocked up on extra tissues, nasal spray, pollen masks, and any other crutch that may ease the allergy anguish.

With milder winter temperatures and a rainy spring, plants tend to pollinate earlier and grow more rapidly, likely causing more headaches and wreaking more havoc on allergy sufferers…

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Allergy Season: Can there be good and bad seasons for allergies?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 16 March 2017, Allergies
allergy season

If there’s one predictable quality about seasonal allergies, it is that you can bank on their arrival during the spring and fall of each year.

Less predictable these days, however, is the severity of seasonal allergy symptoms….

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Brain allergies – do they exist?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 August 2016, Allergies, Digestion
brain allergies

Allergies are a common condition experienced by a large percentage of the Canadian population.

Allergies typically result in a runny nose, scratchy throat, and itchy watery eyes and can be a response to a variety of stimuli, such as environmental and food-mediated causes.

But what about an allergy occurring in the brain?

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10 tips for sneeze-free gardening

by Sonia Chartier, on 27 April 2016, Allergies
sneeze-free gardening

The weeds need tackled, flower beds tended and the grass needs to be cut.

The summer months are the perfect time to spruce up your garden and enjoy the outdoors, but a garden in full bloom can be a nightmare and these simple tasks can become a struggle if you suffer from seasonal allergies…

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Different allergy types = different reactions

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 18 April 2016, Allergies
allergy types

Allergies manifest as a range of symptoms: they can be unnoticeable, make you miserable, or pose a life-threatening danger.

One in five people in North America suffer from allergies. In fact, allergies are among the top chronic conditions worldwide.

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