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Managing Your Allergies Beyond Sprays and Pills

Allergen avoidance and medications are the first line of treatment against your allergy symptoms. But for some patients, these options just aren’t enough. Allergy specialist Dr. Gretchen Oakley…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 23rd, 2020 21 plays 0  

What is the Best Way to Manage Your Allergy Symptoms?

Unfortunately, there is no cure for allergies—you can only manage the symptoms. The best allergy management is to avoid the allergen entirely, but that can sometimes be impossible. Allergy…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 25th, 2020 22 plays 0  

Is Your Itchy Mouth Caused by Oral Allergy Syndrome?

Most people can recognize the typical signs of a food allergy: Hives. Swelling. Difficulty breathing. But what if eating certain foods just makes your mouth itchy? That’s called oral allergy…

From  Nathan Tanner on October 4th, 2019 138 plays 0  

How to Relieve Allergy Symptoms

Itchy eyes. Runny nose. Difficulty breathing. Allergies can make you miserable. Dr. Tom Miller discusses everything you need to know about allergies. Learn how to prevent your symptoms, relieve the…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 18th, 2019 112 plays 0  

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Preventing Your Child’s Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies are miserable. No doubt about that. But do some of the things you’ve been told to help prevent allergy symptoms really work? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner debunks some of…

From  Nathan Tanner on September 14th, 2018 47 plays 0  

Could My Child’s Cold Actually be Winter Allergies?

Does it seem like your child gets bad colds every winter? If it lasts longer than a month, there’s a good chance the sneezing and sniffling aren’t from a cold at all. Pediatrician Dr.…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 2nd, 2018 181 plays 0  

Health Minute: Extreme Allergic Reaction

An allergic reaction is serious and can be life-threatening. On today's Health Minute, emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen goes through what you should do if you're near someone who is…

From  Nathan Tanner on October 30th, 2017 31 plays 0  

Introducing Certain Foods Early May Reduce Allergies in Your Child

One in 13 children have a food allergy. And many parents take a strict approach to their baby’s diet in an effort to prevent allergies. Yet some studies show that early exposure to certain…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 5th, 2016 21 plays 0  

Do I Have Pink Eye?

You may think you know what to look for in pink eye: red itchy eyes, goopy discharge, swelling. But are you sure? Dr. Troy Madsen explains how pink eye can be very difficult to diagnose and that even…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 19th, 2016 1,669 plays 0  

Watching Cat Videos Could Expand Your Life Expectancy

We know by now there is, unfortunately, no Fountain of Youth, but that doesn’t mean you can’t expand your life expectancy. A new medical study is suggesting that watching cat videos can…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 24th, 2016 34 plays 0  

The Skinny on Snot: What Your Child's Mucus Says About Their Health

It’s kind of gross to talk about, but you can learn a lot from snot. While mucus may be a bit of an annoyance, it plays an important role in your child’s body. Mucus lines organs with a…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 4th, 2016 5,035 plays 0  

Recognizing and Managing Cow's Milk Allergy in Kids

Cows’ milk is one of the eight foods responsible for most food allergies in children. It’s also a common ingredient in many foods. Dr. Cindy Gellner gives tips on how to help your child…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 8th, 2015 274 plays 0  

The Differences Between Allergic Rhinitis and Sinusitis

When you start sneezing and your nose starts running, is it allergies or a sinus infection? It can be difficult to distinguish the two, especially during the colder months. Dr. Tom Miller talks to…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 2nd, 2015 748 plays 0  

How Do You Know if Your Child Is Allergic to Latex?

If your child is allergic to latex, something as simple as going to a birthday party with latex balloons can trigger a deadly allergic reaction. Knowing what products and foods contain latex can save…

From  Nathan Tanner on November 30th, 2015 281 plays 0  

Does Early Pet Exposure Help with Allergies Down the Road?

Certain research has shown that children growing up in a family with pets have a significantly lower risk of developing allergies to animals. But as Dr. Cindy Gellner warns, that doesn’t mean…

From  Nathan Tanner on September 15th, 2015 17 plays 0  

I’m Not Sure Why I Keep Getting Hives

If you get itchy bumps on your skin, it’s usually because of bug bites or allergies. But some people get hives spontaneously and aren’t sure what’s causing them. Dr. Tom Miller and…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 24th, 2015 3,818 plays 0