Allergy and Asthma

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  1. All About Allergy

    Detailed information on allergy, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  2. All About Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease with recurrent breathing problems.

  3. Allergen: Insect Stings

    Detailed information on allergic reactions to insect bites and stings

  4. Allergens: Animals

    Household pets, like cats and dogs, are the most common sources of animal allergens.

  5. Allergens: Chemical Sensitivity

    Detailed information on synthetic and natural substances that cause sensitivity to the skin

  6. Allergens: Dust and Dust Mites

    Dust mites are microscopic organisms that can live and thrive throughout homes and businesses.

  7. Allergens: Food

    Detailed information on food allergy, including food intolerance and food allergy symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  8. Allergens: Mold

    Mold spores or fragments may be inhaled through the nose and into the lungs, where they cause allergic reactions or asthma.

  9. Allergens: Poison Ivy/Poison Oak/Poison Sumac

    Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can all cause bumps and blisters that itch. Teach your children what these plants look like and how to avoid them.

  10. Allergens: Pollen

    Pollen is the most common cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis, sometimes known as "hay fever."

  11. Allergens: Triggers of Allergy Attacks

    Detailed information on allergy triggers and symptom control

  12. Allergies and the Immune System

    Most allergic reactions are a result of an immune system that responds to a "false alarm."

  13. Allergy and Asthma Statistics

    More than 22 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma. Find out other facts and figures on this chronic disease.

  14. Allergy Overview
  15. Asthma and Children

    How asthma will affect a child throughout his/her lifetime varies, depending on the child.

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