Global Health

Allergy Free – Prevention is Key

recommended you read An Allergy is a disorder of the immune system. The person with allergies tends to have allergic reactions to things that are normally harmless to other people. These things are referred to as allergens. Allergies are a very common condition. While the immune system normally protects the body against harmful substances, such as bacteria and viruses, it also reacts to these allergens which as stated before, are usually harmless to most people and do not create a problem.
However, in the person with allergies the immune response tends to be overly sensitive. And so, when it recognizes an allergen, it will release certain chemicals such as histamines, which fight off the invading allergen. This in return causes itching, swelling, rashes, mucus formation, and other symptoms which vary from person to person.
Allergic reactions can be caused by anything from bug bites to cosmetics to sunlight. Some of the most common allergens are pollen, dust, mold, and pet dander. While environmental factors do play a major role, allergies may also be genetic. If both of your parents have allergies, you will more than likely have allergies.
The main goal of allergy treatment is in preventing the symptoms from …

Different Types of Asthma Inhaler Devices

If you are a sufferer of asthma, you will appreciate how it feels to have tightness in the chest or to grasp for air. With the help of the right asthma medication it is possible to prevent these symptoms, which is available in either long-term or quick-relief controlled medications. Most of the medications that come in inhaled form are meant to be used on a daily basis to assist in keeping the airways clear and healthy at all times. Even if no symptoms exist it is still recommended to take a daily dose of medication. Due to the nature of the inhaled medication, it is directed straight to the area it is most needed, the bronchial tubes, which is what is needed to open the airways. Also, a further benefit to the asthma suffer is that a standard asthma inhaler comes with less side-effects than alternative medication take by injection or by mouth.
Let’s look at the three most common inhalation devices for the asthma sufferer –
Metered-dose Inhaler (MDI) – the most commonly used of the three basic types of asthma inhalation devices is the metered-dose inhaler which relies on a chemical propellant to drive a short-burst of medication …

Well being Canada

they said There is a series called Pregnant in Heels due to start imminently in the UK. It is a reality show following the adventures of ‘maternity concierge’ as she assists pregnant women and their husbands/partners to plan for the birth or their new baby. The show aside, as I haven’t seen it yet, I got thinking about wearing heels whilst being pregnant. Myself, it was not an issue as I wore heels once and briefly in my life – I do believe I was about 13 and it was the 80’s when those tiny stiletto shoes were fashionable. Anyway, I tried them on, pranced about in the shop, bought them, and then after about a day stopped wearing them. We didn’t hit it off, me and the heels. I have always worn flats. I have nothing against heels of course, they are an inanimate object after all. I also understand why a woman would want to wear them – they are slimming, add height and a lot of women feel sexy and elegant wearing them.
But there are a number of reasons why a woman might want to avoid wearing heals during her pregnancy. Firstly, there is that risk …

Why You Should Be Using Both Day and Night Cream If You Want To Look Younger

I’ll be completely honest with you – I, too, am sometimes lazy when it comes to taking care of myself, even when it comes to skin care. I just want to run out of the house to catch the bus to work after just a quick splash of water on the face, and in the evening I’d sometimes love to do the same and just fall into bed without thinking of skin care.
But then I think of the fine lines and the sagging skin I see after a few days of negligence, and resolutely thoroughly clean my skin and moisturize it daily.
And if you’re anything like me, you will have noticed the difference taking care of your skin daily can have on your looks. It’s true – a moisturized skin looks younger than a dry one, and nourishing it with nutrients will make it even smoother, more toned and even-colored. You can get pretty far by just using a day cream, but once the wrinkles and fine lines have started appearing, you need to bring in the big guns: the night cream.
It may be that before, you haven’t used a night cream, and perhaps that has been …