Seasonal Health News

Flu Season - A Survival Guide

One of the greatest fears people face each winter is the flu. Not only does influenza (flu) rear its ugly head during the cold seasons, but each season there seems to be a new strain of the flu virus, so it is often difficult to find the right anti-virus solution. The main thing to keep … Continue reading Flu Season - A Survival Guide

Winter and Teeth Sensitivity

Many people develop sensitive teeth as the years pass, and some seem to be prone to it even from their younger years. A number of factors can cause sensitive teeth that ache when exposed to cold drinks, hot coffee or sweet treats. If your teeth are naturally sensitive to heat and cold, you may find … Continue reading Winter and Teeth Sensitivity

Seasonal Depression: It's More Common Than You Think!

Seasonal depression, winter depression or seasonal affective disorder is a form of depression that is more common than most sufferers think it is. Studies have shown that more than 10 million people in the United States suffer from SAD. Seasonal depression differs from other forms of depression because it only occurs during certain parts of … Continue reading Seasonal Depression: It's More Common Than You Think!

Don’t Fall Prey to Autumn Allergies!

People with spring and summer allergies breathe sighs of relief as the seasons change, but fall brings misery to others. After flowers and sunshine are replaced with falling leaves, annoying bouts of sneezing, coughing, runny nose and watery, itchy eyes plague fall allergy sufferers. Fortunately, if you’re aware of common fall allergens, and learn to … Continue reading Don’t Fall Prey to Autumn Allergies!

How to Prevent, Detect, and Treat a Heat Stroke

A heat stroke is a grave condition in which the body cannot regulate its temperature and dangerously overheats. This malady comes in two categories. Exertional heat strokes are induced by physical activity, and non-exertional heat strokes are caused solely by the environment. Non-exertional heat strokes typically afflict infants, young children, senior citizens, people who take … Continue reading How to Prevent, Detect, and Treat a Heat Stroke

Which Sunscreen Suits Your Skin Type

Sunscreens offer protection against the most common types of skin cancers, so choosing the right sunscreen and using it are important precautions. Unfortunately, choosing among the thousands of brands, SPF ratings and types of sun exposure often seems like task suitable for engineers or rocket scientists. Understanding Sunscreen Protection Exposing your skin to the sun … Continue reading Which Sunscreen Suits Your Skin Type

Sun Safety for Your Four-Legged Family Members

It might warm your heart to see your pet frolicking outdoors, but in the summer, you should worry about how the sun is warming its body. For cats and dogs, heat-related hazards are common, harmful, and sometimes lethal. A particularly vicious hot-weather danger is heatstroke. When the body temperature of a dog reaches 104 degrees … Continue reading Sun Safety for Your Four-Legged Family Members

Efficacy of Fluticasone Propionate Against Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal airways due to allergens, such as dust, animal dander and pollen. Overall, those with allergic rhinitis have a sensitized immune system. The allergen produces the antibody immunoglobulin E and typically causes symptoms like rashes, flu, watery eyes, itching and sneezing. Fluticasone propionate nasal spray is an intranasal … Continue reading Efficacy of Fluticasone Propionate Against Allergic Rhinitis

What You Can Do to Reduce Asthma Triggers During the Spring

To asthmatics sensitive to certain triggers, coughing, wheezing and sneezing are more definite signs of spring than April showers or May flowers. If dust, pollen or chemicals increase the amount of attacks you suffer, rest assured that you can reduce asthma triggers during the spring. To avoid or reduce exposure to triggers, you must first … Continue reading What You Can Do to Reduce Asthma Triggers During the Spring

How Old is Your Epipen?

An EpiPen is a very important and often life saving item to have, if you suffer from certain allergic reactions. Your doctor is able to prescribe an EpiPen (http://www.planetdrugsdirect.com/drugs/epipen) for you, depending on your allergies and how sever some of the potential reactions might be. Many individuals, such as those allergic to shellfish, peanuts or … Continue reading How Old is Your Epipen?