Respiratory tract is one of the principal systems in the body to experience various allergy symptoms. Cough, running nose, sneezing, itching in eyes is commonest manifestation of seasonal hay fever allergy. Hay fever in medical terminology is called allergic rhinitis. …

Beta carotene is a precursor of vitamin A. This nutrient is vital for good vision, healthy immune system and for growth of strong bone and skin. Beta carotene is present in several vegetables and fruits such as carrot, sweet potatoes, …

Bread is one of the staple foods for many people all around the world. Dough is formed by mixing flour and water. Finally for preparing bread the dough is baked in different size and shapes. There are wide variety of …

Alpha gal is a type of carbohydrate which is present in many mammals, but not in humans. It is found in meat of cow, bison, sheep, pigs, etc. In some people an autoimmune response develops when they eat meat of …

Sinusitis is swelling of the para-nasal sinus cavities. Sinuses are spaces filled with air and lined by mucus membrane. They are located in the bony structure of the skull; in cheek bone, on both the sides of nasal bridge, forehead, …

Shock is a clinical term used when the vital organs of the body do not receive sufficient amount of blood flow to sustain their normal function. Anaphylactic shock is life threatening condition resulting from an allergic reaction. It is an …

Allergies are unique conditions because their symptom manifestation differs from one person to person. In medical field allergy is considered to be an abnormal immunological response to a normally harmless substance that does not trouble majority of people. A foreign …

The layer of fine feather in birds that is found underneath tough outer layer of feather is called down. After hatching the young birds are usually covered with a downy coat of feathers. For centuries humans have used down feathers …

Many people after consuming alcohol experience stuffy nose and flushing of skin sometimes accompanied with repeated sneezing. This immediate effect is caused due to alcohol intolerance and presence of histamine in the alcohol. It usually occurs in people who are …

Allergy that occurs during certain season or time of the year is called seasonal allergy. Most frequently the cause of seasonal allergies is airborne pollen and molds. The symptoms of seasonal allergies are frequently seen during spring and winter months. …

Xanthan gum has great commercial significance in food and beverage industry because of its natural thickening, stabilizing and binding property. Xanthan gum is used in many foods, salads, baking and even in personal care products. It is a natural polysaccharide …

At the end of the day it is normal for a person to feel tired and fatigued from the overwork that he does at his workplace. Feeling fatigued is a draining experience. It affects your mood as well as health. …

Cats and dogs are the most loved domestic pets in United States and in many parts of world. It’s heartbreaking to tell someone having a cat that the symptoms he or she has are due to cat allergy. But statistics …

Fleas are tiny red or brown insects that survive on blood which they suck from the host. Humans are generally not on menu list of fleas, they commonly infest cats, dogs, rats etc. If you have a cat or a …

Nickel allergy is one of the most common metal allergies. It is because of its wide variety of uses in many articles and metal plating. Nickel allergy is a common cause of contact dermatitis. Articles and substances containing nickel when …

Skin allergy is very common allergic condition in children. It can develop in any child, but it is more common among children who often suffer from asthma, hay fever etc. Itching and rash is most prominent symptom of skin allergy. …

Eating delicious and mouth watering food with friends and family members is most enjoyable moment in life. However, for people who are allergic to certain foods, it is not so. Food allergy is quiet common and according to an estimate …

Tattoo is an ancient practice of body art. It has been practiced by mankind for more than five thousand years. Tattoos are of different types, some are permanent tattoos while some are temporary tattoos. Henna tattoo is temporary tattoo. Henna …

Poison sumac is one of the three plants of the same family which include poison ivy and poison oak. Many people in United States are known to suffer from allergic rash when they come in contact with stem, leaves, and …

Dairy allergy is one of the most common food allergies in infants and toddlers. Although any person may have allergy to dairy products, it is more common among babies. Dairy allergy is an abnormal response of the immune system to …