What You Should Know About Immunotherapy And Stinging Insect Allergies

Posted on: 1 September 2015

If you've been diagnosed with a stinging insect allergy, it's important that you are proactive about both avoiding the hazard and treating the condition if you're exposed. In addition to providing avoidance tips and a sting kit to treat allergic reactions, your allergist may also recommend immunotherapy. Often referred to as 'allergy shots,' immunotherapy can provide you with long-term management of stinging insect allergies. Here's a look at the basics of immunotherapy to help you decide if it's right for you.
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4 Strategies To Eliminate A Double Chin

Posted on: 27 August 2015

If you hate having a double chin and want to resolve the problem, consider various strategies that may help. Some individuals have good luck getting rid of their double chin by doing specific exercises. You also have the option of liposuction or a less invasive cosmetic procedure that reduces fat under the chin.  Strategies to Eliminate That Double Chin Losing Weight A double chin is typically caused by a layer of fat under the skin.
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Exercise Isn't Always Best: When To Take It Easy During Pregnancy

Posted on: 10 August 2015

When you get pregnant, one of the first things you're likely to hear from your midwife or obstetrician is to keep your exercise routine up. In most cases, exercise is a good thing during pregnancy, but there are some cases where it isn't necessarily safe. Here are some of the most common reasons why your care provider might suggest that you either skip or minimize your exercise routine until your baby is born.
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Varicose Veins And Deep Vein Thrombosis - Reducing Risks During Air Travel

Posted on: 30 July 2015

If you have varicose veins, then you may be at risk of forming deep vein thrombosis. This condition occurs when blood clots build in the deep veins that line the muscles of the legs. The blood clots can dislodge from the veins and move to the heart or brain and cause a heart attack or a stroke. You may be careful to wear compression stockings and to avoid cigarette smoke to keep the clots from building.
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