Allergies

Pollen season isn’t the only time allergies can disrupt your day to day. Read more about what could be the cause of your allergy symptoms.

The 7 Best Nasal Sprays for Allergies

Nasal spray can help reduce allergy symptoms, like congestion and sinus pressure. Breathe easier with these allergist-recommended nasal sprays.

Is It Hives or a Rash? Here’s How to Tell the Difference

When your skin is red, itchy, and irritated, it could be a rash or it might be hives.


7 Foods That Can Make Your Allergies Worse

Wine, spicy wings, and other surprising things that you may want to cut back on during allergy season.


The 9 Best Air Purifiers for Pets

Our experts picked the best air purifiers for pet owners. Here's how they can rid the air in your...


Allergy Symptoms Hijacking Your Day? 10 Things to Try

Doctors offer their tips for how to cope with allergy symptoms at work, from tidying your desk to investing in an air...

Indoor Allergens: 9 Common Allergy Triggers and What To Do About Them

Here are the most common indoor allergy triggers and the best strategies to reduce your exposure to home allergens like...


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Can Allergies Cause Headaches?

Here's what you need to know about allergy-related headaches, including the symptoms, location, treatment, and more.

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Do Dust Mites Bite?

Dust mites may be responsible for sneezing, sniffling, and watery eyes if you are allergic, but do...


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Can Allergies Make You Dizzy?

There are many causes of dizziness, and it can be a sign of an underlying condition like allergies.


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What Is Dander? What Allergists Need You to Know

Here's why the dander from cats and dogs (or horses, hamsters, and other animals, for that matter) can trigger a...


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A Guide to Allergy Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Allergies making your life miserable? Here's what you need to know about them, including the causes, symptoms and treatments for...

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What Does Hypoallergenic Really Mean?

A product labeled "hypoallergenic" should contain few or no allergens (and a pet should be less likely to cause an...


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9 Things You Need to Know About Food Allergy Testing

Food allergy testing, including things like a skin prick test, is one of the best ways to find out...


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Here’s What You Need to Know About Dust Mite Allergies

We can't see dust mites, but they're all around us—and up to 20 million Americans are allergic to them....


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What Is an Allergen? How These Particles Cause Allergic Reactions

Allergens are substances that set off an allergic reaction. Learn what they are, how your body reacts, and how...


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Everything You Need to Know About Allergy Shots

Allergy shots can be a long-lasting solution for people with certain allergies. Check out what allergists need you to...

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13 Signs You Have Hay Fever Allergies

Sneezing, congestion, watery and puffy eyes—is it a summer cold or allergies? Here's how to identify hay...


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4 Allergist-Approved Ways to Get Rid of Dust Mites

From mattress covers to portable HEPA filters, there are ways to control dust mites and minimize dust mite...


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Get Hives for No Reason? What to Know About Idiopathic Urticaria

Most cases of hives, or urticaria, have no known cause. However, if they persist for weeks it could be...


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What Is the Pollen Count? 3 Best Ways to Check

The pollen count can help you better cope with allergy symptoms both indoors and outdoors. Learn how to check...


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6 Ways to Get Rid of Mold if You Have a Mold Allergy

A mold allergy can be as devastating as seasonal allergies. Here's how to get rid of mold to...


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How to Use a Neti Pot

Here's what you need to know about using a neti pot to treat or prevent nasal symptoms due to...


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What to Know About Hay Fever Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Everything you need to know about hay fever (allergic rhinitis), from when and why allergies happen to the best...


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13 Pollen Allergy Symptoms (and What to Do About Them)

The stuffy nose. Eyes so watery or itchy you can't see straight. And that's just the start. Here's what you...

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Does Sunlight Give You Hives? 5 Things to Know About Solar Urticaria

Turns out you can be allergic to sunlight. Known as solar urticaria, these are the causes, symptoms, and treatments of...


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10 Products That Help You Get Rid of Dust Mites

Dust mites trigger allergy and asthma symptoms in many people. Here are the pillow and mattress covers, vacuum cleaners, detergents,...


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Do You Get Hives in the Cold? 7 Things to Know About Cold Urticaria

Some people get hives in cold water or weather, known as cold urticaria. Here are pictures of cold urticaria, as...


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Everything Veterinarians Want You to Know About Hypoallergenic Dogs

The idea of a dog that doesn't cause allergies is compelling—but the truth is that even hypoallergenic dogs can trigger...


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Are There Hypoallergenic Cats? 7 Allergy-Friendly Cat Breeds

There's no such thing as a truly hypoallergenic cat, but some breeds are better than others for people who have...


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7 Best Hypoallergenic Pillows for People With Allergies

Allergies can often be debilitating to deal with, but making simple lifestyle changes, such as choosing the right hypoallergenic...