My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies
13
October

My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi Sophie, I’m Kirsty, thanks for coming today to show us what happens when we have a Skin Prick Test. Why would anyone need this test? Doctors and nurses can ask for this test if people have asthma or eczema or problems with their ears or their nose or they have problems with food. And […]


Infant Allergies | Baby Care Basics | Parents
12
October

Infant Allergies | Baby Care Basics | Parents

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Well, seasonal allergies- the things like pollen and grass, won’t kick in for a year or two. Other types of environmental allergies can show up in babies as young as six months old. Here are three clues that your baby may be allergic: Constant sneezing and sniffling. He has no fever, you’ve been wiping his […]


What is asthma? | #aumsum
12
October

What is asthma? | #aumsum

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

What is asthma? It is a nickname for cinema. Stop bluffing. Asthma is a lung disease. A person with asthma has red and swollen bronchial tubes with a lot of mucus. As a result, the bronchial tubes get narrower than normal, thus making it hard to breathe. Besides this, the bronchial tubes are highly sensitive […]


Treating Kids with Allergies: Dr. Stork for Simply Saline
11
October

Treating Kids with Allergies: Dr. Stork for Simply Saline

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Let’s talk about kids for a second. I think a lot of our viewers probably have kids, and allergies seem to be rising among children now, too. What can you do for your child? So we know if you’re preparing yourself, and taking care of yourself is it really the same steps? We heard about […]


Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies
10
October

Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Ahh..springtime. That warm breeze, the sun on your face… and lots and lots of plant sex. [sexy music playing] “Let’s take it slow, baby.” Yes, flowers, grass and trees are getting it on, and seasonal allergy sufferers are miserable. That’s because our immune systems mistake harmless grains of pollen for dangerous intruders. They go into […]


The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT
10
October

The Hopeful Link Between AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES & DEVELOPMENT

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Having an autoimmune disease, such as asthma, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, allergies, or certain skin conditions, really is no fun, especially as a child. While you’re supposed to be running around and exploring–maybe making a snowman or water-ballooning someone’s house–you’re stuck in a hospital bed with varying amounts of pain. Luckily, it’s not all […]


What is an allergy? | #aumsum
10
October

What is an allergy? | #aumsum

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

What is an allergy? It is a magic spell. No. Allergy is an overreaction of our immune system to usually harmless substances. Like peanuts, milk, pollen, etc. These substances are called allergens. Our immune system has white blood cells or lymphocytes which protect us from foreign invaders. Such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, etc. These invaders […]



Meet The Boy Allergic To Food
09
October

Meet The Boy Allergic To Food

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Today we’re gonna meet the boy who’s allergic to food. It sounds crazy. How can you be allergic to something That’s so vital for everyday life? This boy has a very rare disorder that makes it so he can’t actually eat food This is part of our “Meet the person” series we had meet the […]


Natasha Coates – The Gymnast Allergic to Exercise
07
October

Natasha Coates – The Gymnast Allergic to Exercise

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

People always ask me how does it work if I’m a gymnast that’s allergic to exercise and in reality it doesn’t but you just kind of have to make it the best you can. I have a rare condition called mast cell activation syndrome which in effect makes me allergic to everything and I also […]