Why Do Allergies Cause Nosebleeds?

Allergies And Nosebleeds So, you have seasonal allergies, which are a pain in the neck to begin with. But now you’re getting frequent nosebleeds too? This may have you saying, “What the heck body? Get it together!” The good news is that nosebleeds are rarely a severe medical issue. But why do nosebleeds accompany our […]

Allergy Testing

What is Allergy Testing and Why is it Used? When your body’s immune system overreacts to something in the environment, such as pollen or an insect bite, it’s called an allergic reaction, which can be harmful or even deadly. Whenever the specific environmental cause to your allergic reaction is unknown, an allergy specialist can perform […]

The 4 Best Breathing Techniques for Sleep

The 4 Best Breathing Techniques for Sleep You’re not alone if you’re having difficulty falling asleep. This is a common symptom in today’s fast paced world. We’re either getting emails and thinking about work long after we’ve left the office, stressed about our financial well-being, or worrying about other emotionally draining problems. With these specific […]

Getting Pierced – KELOIDS

Getting Pierced? Watch Out For Keloids Picture this: You get your ear pierced at highly respected place and adhere to all of the self-care directions you were given. Then, a month later, you notice a bump in the piercing area. The bump may be a symptom of keloids, which are overgrowths of scar tissue that […]

Are All Cases of Sinusitis the Same?

Are All Cases of Sinusitis the Same? When your sinuses are healthy, they are filled with air. In the event they experience any inflammation, they can fill with fluid and germs and cause a sinus infection or sinusitis. The most common causes of sinusitis are allergies, airborne chemicals, irritants, and fungal infections. Acute Sinusitis vs. […]

Will Surgery Help My Allergies?

Will Surgery Help My Allergies? You may experience allergies if your immune system finds mold, pollen, dust, or another substance known as an allergen to be harmful. The allergen can stimulate the cells in your immune system to release certain chemicals and cause common allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, itching, headaches, shortness of breath, […]

Vaping and Allergies

Vaping Vaping is more popular today than ever before. It involves using an electronic cigarette or e-cigarette that delivers nicotine through a liquid, which eventually turns to vapor. Although the vapor from e-cigarettes may have less toxic substances than cigarette smoke, you still expose yourself to nicotine if you vape. Vaping is often marketed as […]

Good Germs – Meet the Microbiome

Meet the Microbiome Contrary to popular belief, not all germs are bad. In fact, your body is home to about 100 trillion good bacteria that can be found in your gut. This good bacteria is important for your overall health and survival. To demonstrate why, let’s discuss your gut microbiome. Trillions of bacteria, viruses, and […]