Tick Removal? What is the best way to get them out? The warmer months of Australia’s East Coast are a great time to spend time outdoors, enjoying the longer warmer days, but these warmer months also signal the beginning of tick season. Ticks are parasites that feed on human and animal blood. There are many […]
Allergies & Hayfever
Anyone who suffers from hay fever will know that, as summer temperatures rise, so does the likelihood of those bothersome symptoms – a runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. In Australia, the period between August and March – the dry season in tropical areas – is especially difficult for people with hay fever. Don’t let this common […]
The festive season is a time for family, friends, food, gifts… and potential allergy flare-ups. Here are a few triggers, and ways to avoid them. From the decorated trees to the Christmas stockings, fragrant candles and incense, the holidays have the potential to quickly become considerably less cheerful for people suffering from allergies and asthma. And there’s research […]
Summer means fun in the sun for most, but for a group of sun-sensitive people sunshine could have terrible consequences. Here’s all you need to know about summer sun allergy. With summer fast approaching, many of us are keen to get our bodies bikini-ready so that we can spend those lazy summer days on the beach. But […]
For many pet lovers, living without an animal companion isn’t an option. But what if you’re allergic to your furry friend? Here’s some helpful hints for living with pet allergies. You may know that cats can cause allergic reactions. What you may not be aware of is that dogs, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, birds, […]
Spring is here, which may mean that you have to cope with sneezing, a stuffy and watery nose, and red and itchy eyes. What’s more, global warming could mean that, this spring, your hay fever will be worse than ever before.
The obvious signs of an allergic reaction are sneezing and itching, a runny nose and watery eyes. But symptoms can also include skin rashes, body pains, fatigue, depression and anxiety.
Sinusitis, inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, is a common disease that may afflict people throughout their lives.