What are Allergies?

An allergy is the reaction your body has when it comes in contact with a specific substance. You can experience allergies in different ways such as th


Preventing & Treating Allergies

Since there is no cure for allergies, the easiest way to control them is to limit contact with an allergen. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher


Allergies at Home

The good thing about indoor allergies is that the environment is much easier to control. It is important to know what causes your negative reaction, s


Allergies and Pets

For some people, pets can cause health problems ranging from an annoying stuffy nose to a serious asthma attack. In fact, it is estimated that around


Tip: Seasonal Allergies

In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh shares some tips on how to combat those annoying seasonal allergies including checking the daily pollen count, s


Is it a Cold or Seasonal Allergies?

How do you know if it is a cold or seasonal allergies? Dr.Parikh overviews the similarities like histamine, and differences such as onset and length


Does eating honey prevent allergies? - Word On The Street

Many believe that consuming honey helps build a tolerance to pollen allergies, but does eating honey prevent allergies? Dr Parikh reviews this myth


Allergies & Weather - Word On The Street

Does weather affect seasonal allergies? Dr. Preeti Parikh overviews how rain can affect the level of allergens in the air.


Does where you live affect allergies? - Word On The Street

Does where you live affect allergies? Dr. Parikh reviews regional risks for potential allergens like plant types and length of the humid season.

Food Allergies


What are Food Allergies?

A food allergy is what happens when your body mistakenly thinks a food is dangerous. It doesn’t take much as just a small amount of food can trigger a


Food Allergy Substitutions

Having a food allergy means remaining vigilant about what you eat at all times. In this video, Registered Dietitian Sharon Richter discusses.