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Your 12 Worst Allergy Mistakes

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Here are the 12 biggest mistakes people make when it comes to allergies, and the smart ways to avoid them. There, don’t you feel better already?   View slideshow

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31 Ways to Fight Asthma Triggers

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Seasonal allergies are here, but if you're one of the sniffly multitudes, you may have noticed that the "allergy season" can span most of the year (and that symptoms may flare right before your period).   View calendar

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How to Save Big on Allergy Drugs

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Get allergy relief on the cheap with these tips from Teri Gault, money-saving guru and founder/CEO of thegrocerygame.com.   View slideshow

Your Ultimate Allergy Survival Guide

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You don't have to take another season of itchy eyes, a stuffy nose, and throbbing sinuses. We've got your ultimate allergy survival kind no matter if your symptoms are mild, moderate, or severe.   Read More

Allergic Asthma: What It Is, How to Beat It

In any kind of asthma, the lungs overreact to triggers by 'tightening up' airways. But in the case of allergic asthma, those triggers are substances—animal dander, dust mites, pollen, and other particles—that don't bother most other people.  Read More

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12 Ways to Beat Cat Allergies

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Do you have cat allergies? It doesn't mean you have to skip visits with your feline-loving friends and family. With a little preparation, you should be able to go anywhere without ending up with itchy, red eyes, a tickly throat, or sneezing.   View slideshow

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9 Ways to Fight Asthma and Allergies

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If you have asthma, there's a good chance that an underlying allergy is to blame. Here are some common drugs used to treat allergic asthma.   View slideshow

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How to Reduce Pet Allergens at Home

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Pets can be your best friends, but if you have allergies or asthma, they can also be your worst enemy. Pets shed dander, a combination of dead skin cells and hair (or feathers), which can trigger asthma attacks and allergic reactions in some people. However, you can cut down on pet allergens at home.   View slideshow

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Healthiest Plants for Your Home

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Chemicals from air fresheners and furniture can make indoor air toxic, but according to experts, adding greenery to your home can help. Here are five great picks for houseplants that are available at most nurseries.   View slideshow

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How to Stop Allergies at Home

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Allergy-causing culprits hide in many unexpected places and now it's time to send those pests packing. Click through for tips on how to cut down on allergic reactions in your house by cleaning and getting the right equipment.   View slideshow

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10 Best Big Cities for People With Asthma

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Big cities like Seattle, Washington, Boise, Idaho, Portland, Maine, Portland, Oregon, and Minneapolis, are the best to live in for people with asthma or allergies.   View slideshow

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

20 Questions About Allergy-Triggered Asthma

Robert A. Nathan, MD, is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and director of the Asthma and Allergy Associates and Research Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Q: What's the difference between asthma that is due to allergies and asthma that is not?

A: Allergic asthma is an overreactive immunologic response that occurs because a person's body makes too much of an immune system component called immunoglobulin E (IgE). People with allergic asthma are bothered by common allergens like animal dander, dust mites, pollen, mold, or cockroaches, and they are often allergic to more than one of these things.   Read More

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Protect Your Home From Mold and Mildew

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With more than 100,000 species worldwide, roughly a thousand of which are native to the United States, molds are literally everywhere on the planet.   View slideshow

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