Category: Allergies

close-up of a allergy skin test

February 26, 2018

What You Need to Know About Allergy Testing

A relatively easy test can give you the information you need to feel better, whether you’re allergic to peanuts, ragweed, cats, or something else entirely.


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Cartoon of stomach organ walking on road

November 29, 2017

Esophageal Condition on the Rise, May Be Connected to Food Allergies

Patients with trouble swallowing may have eosinophilic esophagitis, which can be treated at UNC Health Care.

Digestive Health, Food Allergies

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Infographic explaining how allergies work

October 5, 2017

What Are Allergies and Why Do They Make You Feel So Bad?

Turns out it might be a big misunderstanding of your immune system.


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girl with brown hair about to sneeze under blooming tree branch

May 5, 2016

Stepping Outside with Seasonal Allergies

Are you experiencing constant sneezing, sniffling, stuffiness, or irritated eyes? With proper preparation you can enjoy the great outdoors even if you suffer from seasonal allergies!

Seasonal Allergies

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Photo illustration of a bee gathering pollen on a flower.

April 10, 2014

Taking the sting out of insect-sting allergies

Insect stings cause 40 to as many as 100 deaths nationwide each year. A review of current scientific literature related to specific insect-sting hypersensitivity points to epinephrine auto-injectors and immunotherapy as lifesavers in people with a previous sting-induced systemic allergic reaction.

Allergies, Treatment

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