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06/03/2010
...Roughly, 70% of children with asthma have some type of allergy[1]. So do allergies cause asthma? Or does asthma cause allergies? The answer to both questions is no; one does not cause the other but the two conditions do have a strong connection. Before we begin, let’s define the two terms a bit further. Asthma is a very common chronic disorder related to inflammation and swelling that causes the airways to narrow. Typical symptoms...
05/03/2013
...In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of babies born by caesarian section (C-section), especially in developed countries such as the US and UK. The rate of pediatric allergies and asthma has also been rising, leading some to wonder if there might be a connection between the way babies are delivered and the development of allergies and asthma during childhood. With vaginal deliveries, babies are exposed to their mother’s microflora...
10/10/2016
...breathing). I have other friends who have allergies to dogs. I even know people who seem to be allergic to just about any animal with fur. Many children who have one allergic condition also have one or several other allergic conditions. For example, it’s not uncommon for an infant with a cow milk allergy to develop allergies to other foods. There are also children who have atopic dermatitis as well as asthma. Any number of...
05/16/2013
...Since many of your little ones have food allergies and related allergic conditions, we like to keep you updated on relevant research results. Spring pollen is nothing to sneeze at One recent study 1 found a link between persistent pollen exposure during infancy and the development of allergic disease, specifically asthma and hay fever. The increased risk was found for babies exposed to pollen during the first 6 months of life. The association between...
12/02/2010
...sweets for the little ones, while adults may enjoy a basket of “Gourmet Pleasures” with smoked salmon, olives, and crunchy snacks. Allergen Friendly Toys and Books: Allergy-friendly stuffed animals: Because many children with food allergies also have asthma, and some plush animals may be stuffed with nut shells or soy-based fibers, certified asthma friendly stuffed animals take the worry out of shopping. Build-A-Bear® offers an Allergy-Friendly Stuffed Animal Puppy that might be perfect for a...
06/10/2014
...Today’s post is from Elizabeth Bostic of Thriving with Allergies. Elizabeth is an art teacher and artist living in rural Iowa. She is a mother of two fantastic kids who happen to have food allergies, environmental allergies, and asthma. She draws inspiration from her everyday experiences, and learning to help her children thrive with allergies and asthma. You can find more of her blog posts and allergy related art work at www.thrivingwithallergies.blogspot.com School is...
01/23/2014
...some resources and templates you can use to develop a thorough plan for little one. Action Plan Templates: Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) offers a template for an Emergency Care plan that is available in both English and Spanish. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) also has a Emergency Action Plan template available. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) offers a similar asthma and allergy action card. Other Resources:...
Bullying and Food Allergies. What You Can Do?
01/04/2018
...you might find helpful is an article from the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology about What the Allergist Can Do. This article is useful for children with food allergies who experience bullying.3 Invite your allergist or health care professional to speak about bullying and food allergies to your school. Speaking at schools is a great way to educate others about food allergies and the risks associated with allergies and or asthma, and how...
   
 
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