Tag: allergy

Persistent cold may indicate Sinusitis

If you have been suffering from headache and stuffy nose for ore than seven days, it may be an indication of sinusitis that sinusitisoften occurs because of the common cold.

Nearly 31m people have to suffer from sinusitis every year, and it also becomes the cause of more than 18m doctor visits and health costs of more than $5.8b. The American Academy ofAllergy , Asthma & Immunology finds that people who have allergies have more chances to suffer from sinusitis and it is quite frequent during the winter.

Anju Peters, who is the chairman of the rhino-sinusitis committee at the Academy, says in this connection: “In the beginning, sinusitis and cold have similar sort of symptoms,

but if these symptoms begin to get worse after a week and persist more than a week, it may be an indication of sinusitis.”

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Foods in Summer Fairs and Festivals are Irresistible,But be Careful if You Have Suffered Food Allergy Reaction in The Past

11.jpgYeah, it’s quite difficult to turn down the sight and smell of food in different summer fairs and festivals. But, according to American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAI), people must take intensive care and keep themselves away from such foods, if they have food allergies.

Dr. Amal H. Assa’ad who is chairman of the Adverse Reactions to Food Committee says in this regard that there are many unanswerable questions about preparations, potential cross-toxicities and ingredients and if they remain unanswered, they may lead to an allergic reaction.

There are more than 150 anaphylaxis-related deaths in the U.S. every year and mostly it occurs because of food allergies. Mostly,

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